[alsa-devel] [Alsa-user] Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium PCIe support

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Tue Oct 5 08:11:47 CEST 2010

Thor Kristoffersen wrote:
> I did a bit of searching, and I found that
> if I relax my requirements a bit to include PCI cards, there is another
> card called HT-Omega Claro that would seemingly fit the bill, and it's
> significantly cheaper than the Xonar.  Do you (or anyone else) happen to
> know if this is also fully supported by ALSA?


> By the way, does the volume control work on the digital output stream on
> these cards?

No; on most cards (including these ones), the digital output does not
have a volume control because this would reduce the precision of the
samples; the volume is supposed to be controlled by whichever device
does the digital-to-analog conversion.


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