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Old 11-21-2005, 01:54 AM   #1
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Default FastForward voice (problem/solution)

I've had ventrilo for a few weeks now, and I thought it was the greatest thing ever until just recently.

When i first downloaded it, I got the server and everything running in less than 10 mins and I used it at least and hour each day with no problems. In just the past few days, I went on a dry spell and left it alone while working on other things.

Earlier today I tried to introduce a friend of mine to the ventrilo system, but it screwed up. Everything worked fine except for my voice. Others heard my voice as if in fast forward. I sounded to him like a super fast chipmunk.

I thought it was just a small bug, so I restarted/reinstalled everything and the same problem persisted. I invited plenty of other people to join my server (all of whom it had worked with before) and they heard the same thing. Joining another person's server didn't help either.

When I selected "&USB microphone array with gain control" from the Input drop down menu it acts like a chipmunk. When i select "Default" (with the system settings set to the USB mic) the Monitor option reads "Abs Zero" and others didn't hear any sound at all. I use soundflower to record online radio streams, so I tried setting the input to soundflower ch2 while playing my music in iTunes and they heard it perfectly.

Thinking logically, I figured that the microphone drivers in Ventrilo are messing up and making it sound super fast, and that the system audio isn't recognizing the microphone. I tried to confirm this by recording something in Garageband, and it wouldn't record.

But then I fixed it (actually while i am writing this =P.) While troubleshooting the mic in garageband, I remembered that I messed with garageband's input and output prefs so that I could record music streams through soundflower and edit them in garageband. So I went back to garageband preferences and changed the inputs and outputs back to "default." Right after doing this, a window popped up and said "Reinitializing audio driver..." and I knew that must have fixed it. Started up ventrilo again and it worked perfectly.

I doubt that anyone else will ever experience this same problem, but just in case I'll post this as reference.
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Old 11-21-2005, 02:24 AM   #2
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This problem has already been reported and should be fixed in the next release.
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Old 11-22-2005, 11:31 PM   #3
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ok i dont have garage band and i have this problem????
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Old 11-24-2005, 04:13 AM   #4
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While Ventrilo is on, open up Audio MIDI Setup in /Applications/Utilities and change the input to something like 44100 Hz. You may need to quit and restart Ventrilo in order for the change to take effect.
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Old 12-02-2005, 09:39 PM   #5
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I'm using a Jabra BT200 connected to my computer via Bluetooth. I've been told my voice sounds like a chipmunk, which I am assuming is the same as the "fast-forward voice" described here. I opened up my Audio MIDI setup app, and it appears that the headset will only go up to 8.0Hz. I've used this headset successfully with Skype, Gizmo, and the unofficial TS Client "TeamSpeex." Any possible workaround for this?

Edit: Dual 2.0GHz PowerMac G5, OS 10.3.4

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Old 12-05-2005, 01:44 AM   #6
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Old 12-21-2006, 10:54 AM   #7
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I also need to know is there is any way to improve the input from 8khz, i don't care if output is in mono.
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Old 12-21-2006, 12:30 PM   #8
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As Flagship stated in this thread:

http://www.ventrilo.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16600

It appears that Bluetooth headsets currently only support a 8Khz sample rate in OS X. I'm going to open a bug with Apple on this.

In the meantime, I'd recommend abandoning the bluetooth headset for USB.
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