Message from discussion My New Dubbing Stage
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Reply-To: "Gary Eickmeier" <geick...@tampabay.rr.com>
From: "Gary Eickmeier" <geick...@tampabay.rr.com>
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Subject: Re: My New Dubbing Stage
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 08:04:11 -0400
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"John Williamson" <johnwilliam...@btinternet.com> wrote in message
> Gary Eickmeier wrote:
>> "david gourley" <davidg.nospam...@verizon.net> wrote in message
>>> I've been considering a similar setup, but the thought of taking audio
>>> directly off of the MB gives me the willies.
>> I don't expect that any authoring program (such as Audition) is taking
>> the sound directly off the MB - I would be using the cheap little
>> speakers just to get an idea about balances, not sound quality. The
>> actual sound on the resultant CD or DVD comes from the digital files that
>> the program creates and transfers directly to the disc during the
>> Or am I getting too basic now?
> The weak links in any playback audio chain are the speakers, then the
> analogue amplifiers, then the digital to analogue converters. DACs on PC
> motherboards suffer from many problems related to audio quality, mainly
> due to their proximity to digital circuitry and bad earth layouts. Laptops
> are particularly bad, but desktop motherboard sound is often of "It makes
> a noise, what more do you want?" quality. It's way down the list of
> priorities of the motherboard designer.
As I said, I am not taking the sound off the MB, I am taking the digital
tracks directly from the editing probram. No DAC involved.