[alsa-devel] Sound Blaster Z works but ports are a mess
auspicious at inventati.org
Thu Nov 17 10:01:51 CET 2016
Dear mailing list individuals,
I currently own a Sound Blaster Z from Creative. Testing on Linux Mint
18 64-bit with the stock Linux 4.4 kernel, ALSA 1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu5 and
ALSA utilities 1.1.0-0ubuntu5.
Output only works from the front panel headphone port when HP/Speaker is
enabled. All audio enhancements available work as well.
Input only works via the microphone port on the card itself, and all
audio enhancements like voice clarity and voice transformation work as well.
It seems only the ports are a mess. I do not know how to do any audio
driver development so I not sure if it would require a lot of work to fix.
Does the team have any of these cards? They come in Z, Zx and ZxR
editions, with the last card being significantly different port-wise.
Would it help if this hardware would be donated possibly by Creative
A screenshot of alsamixer: http://i.imgur.com/OosqrER.png
Currently I only have the headset connected to the front panel
headphones port as I am awaiting an extension cable to arrive to be able
to connect it to the microphone port in the back.
A user called voron00 has been attempting development for the card
series if it might help at all:
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