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Offline repetto74

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CPC464 stereo audio output
« on: 13:29, 05 November 17 »
Hi Guys,


Just a quick question concerning the stereo audio output on the CPC464. Is that native from the audio jack? I have hooked a stereo jack cable to my PC speakers but I do only get a mono sound from one speaker only. :)
Actually I did not built the audio part on the CPC464 Scart cable because i was thinking using directly the audio output to my PC speakers.

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Re: CPC464 stereo audio output
« Reply #1 on: 09:54, 06 November 17 »
You should be getting "Stereo" sound from that port, however, the "stereo" depends on which AY channels the music uses. If the music is all being done with channel A then it will only be coming from one speaker.

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Re: CPC464 stereo audio output
« Reply #2 on: 12:57, 06 November 17 »
Hi Bryce,


Thanks a lot for the clarification  ;D . Actually I did try only one game on tape. I have 7 games tape with the CPC464, all looks like crap games from Amsoft. I do not think any of these will have stereo sound coded :-D

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Re: CPC464 stereo audio output
« Reply #3 on: 05:10, 07 November 17 »
I do not think any of these will have stereo sound coded :-D

Stereo can't be avoided, actually - it's 3 channels on the AY, one for left, one for right, one for both. So, if your game is polyphone, it will be stereo.

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Re: CPC464 stereo audio output
« Reply #4 on: 06:45, 07 November 17 »
As already stated, stereo is unavoidable (unless you use a mono jack-plug).

Most music isn't created with stereo in mind though. Most tracks are like "melody in one speaker, bass in the other", and that just sounds annoying with headphones.
But I have created a track that should (theoretically) sound awesome with headphones on, demonstrating some decent stereo.

Download my musicdisk "Nightshift" and listen to the track "Asian Agent" with headphones on. Then you should be able to hear lots of stereo effects.

http://cpc-power.com/index.php?page=detail&num=9250

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Re: CPC464 stereo audio output
« Reply #5 on: 16:34, 07 November 17 »
Hi Mr Lou,


Thanks I will give a try at your sample  ;D