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LaCie USB-Speakers VS ID-Tech4 (Doom3/Quake4/Prey)


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#1 dr.zeissler

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Posted 04 October 2019 - 04:46 PM

I don't get sound out of my LaCie USB-Speakers in the games mentioned above.
I thin it's because the speakers "only" do 48khz and the ID-Tech4 Engine requires 44Khz, or am I wrong here?

Beside that issue the speakers are GREAT.

Any idea?

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Posted 04 October 2019 - 09:40 PM

Changing output format in Audio MIDI Setup app does nothing?
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#3 dr.zeissler

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Posted 05 October 2019 - 01:02 AM

No. The LacIe Speakers do only 48Khz/16Bit and can not be switched.
If I choose internal spaeker (mini) then I have sound out of the mini.
The LaCie speakers work everywhere except the games above.
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Posted 08 October 2019 - 03:36 PM

According to this OpenAL page, macOS has a working OpenAL implementation via Core Audio. Opening the preyconfig.cfg file there's a seta s_useOpenAL "0" line. Have you tried changing this to "1"?
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Posted 08 October 2019 - 11:03 PM

Does not work for me.
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Posted 08 December 2019 - 01:02 AM

Simple solution. Do not use USB only, use the headphone jack to and it works.
Before I used USB-Only, that worked for everything except doom3-engine games.

These speakers are the best solution for a macmini.
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