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Only getting audio out of left channel

Last response: in Components
July 28, 2010 11:55:25 PM

I just upgraded to Windows 7-64 bit

my sound card is an Echo "MiaMidi" its a pci card for home recording

all worked fine before but now, after everything is installed i only get audio out of the left channel. The outputs on the card are split into left and right channels but my wiring has not changed though i have checked multiple times. I have th most recent driver.

I am at a loss.

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July 28, 2010 11:58:56 PM

Check your sound settings, are you set for mono instead of stereo?
July 29, 2010 12:26:32 PM

im not sure how to check if it is set for mono, but-

the soundcard comes with its own sound control program, a simple window showing the levels of all the channels. In that, it shows the audio going through both the left and the right channel (levels going up and down). If i pan everything to the right i hear nothing- if i pan everything to the left it will get louder.
So the audio is there, it's just not coming out of the right output.
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July 29, 2010 6:12:31 PM

Could be a dead connector/wire? Try flipping your left/right output wires, and see if the left speaker (now plugged into the RIGHT side output) picks up right side audio, and vica versa.
August 5, 2010 3:15:51 PM

FIXED- for what its worth, I completely uninstalled/deleted the driver (the windows 7 driver) and downloaded the next most recent driver which was for Vista but it works fine now.
dont know if its the Win 7 Driver or if it just needed to be reinstalled but it works with the Vista one so whatever