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Winamp hangs with Kernel streaming output v3.63
Wim de Gelder
post Feb 18 2012, 12:51
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I have a fully digital setup: Win XP32 SP3, Winamp 5.623, Trends USB UD Audio Converter 10.1, balanced SPdif (AES/EBU) to K+H O300D speakers.
The weakest link in the chain is the Windows Kmixer.
Somewhere I HAVE to be able to adjust volume and I wanted to do this with Steve Monks Kernel Streaming Output (it has a a volume control option), because Windows Kmixer is really bad sounding if you're somewhere below 100%. The ASIO pluging (understandably) doesn't have a volume control option.
But Winamp crashes when this plugin is selected. Now I'm using the standard Nullsoft Wave-out plugin, but this sounds as bad as Kmixer.

Why is my Winamp hangin with the KSO V3.63 and what am I goning to do about it?

I reinstalled Winamp, the KSO, tried a lower version etc.

Thanks in advance, Wim
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db1989
post Feb 21 2012, 01:32
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QUOTE (Wim de Gelder @ Feb 18 2012, 11:51) *
Windows Kmixer is really bad sounding if you're somewhere below 100%.

Can anyone confirm this, or does anyone want to contest it? I am vaguely aware that there are certain issues with said mixer, but I don’t recall having read about it being “really bad sounding” whenever any volume reduction is applied, and so I’m wondering whether this claim is compliant with ToS #8.
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