[audacity4blind] Re: getting and Error.

  • From: Gale Andrews <gale@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: audacity4blind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:05:39 +0100

| From David Bailes <david_bailes@xxxxxxxxxxx> 
| Tue, 10 Sep 2013 14:44:59 +0100 (BST)
| Subject: getting and Error.
 > Hi Matt,
> I'm getting the same error from time. It ends up going away, and
> I can't aways remember what I've done to fix it. One time it went away
> after I opened preferences and pressed ok. (Similar to Jim's noise
> problem). The other time I changed the sampling rate in the Quality
> category of preferences to 48000, and it went away, I then changed it
> back to its normal value and it was still fine. I'm not sure whether or
> not it's connected to having another program sending audio to another
> playback device.


Are you talking here about only WDM-KS? 

A few people have said that you need to select the WDM-KS input
in Device Toolbar (even if it's already selected) to stop the 
"error opening" (though I don't see that).    

One person said you had to do this with MME, but I think he may 
have a broken sound card driver.

If I recall, OK'ing Preferences even without making changes will 
have the effect of exercising the device lists, so that might be  
the explanation of what you're seeing. 


> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Matt Turner <meturner2214@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: Audacity <audacity4blind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: 
> Sent: Monday, 9 September 2013, 23:06
> Subject: [audacity4blind] getting and Error.
> Hay there, I'm getting a error when trying to use the new WDM-KS audio 
> interface
> I'm using 2 sound cards, i've got speech from NVDA going to my computer, 
> and have audacity set to use my USB sound card.
> When i import a mp3 file just to test, i get the following.
> ErrorError while opening sound device. Please check the output device 
> settings and the project sample rate.
> OK
> any fix?

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