Author Topic: WASAPI to external DAC with analog vol control & MB/Windows software vol control  (Read 2727 times)


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Hello -

I am using an external DAC, namely the Audinst HUD-mx1, which has an analog volume control. I set MusicBee (2.2.5069) to use WASAPI but I can still use both MusicBee's and Windows' (8.1) software volume controls.
I was assuming WASAPI exclusive mode bypasses those, since they change what's being sent to the DAC?
I would greatly prefer to use the DAC's volume control exclusively and have MB or Windows not manipulate the stream.

I suppose I am not fully understanding what's happening on a technical level, so I would appreciate someone clearing up my confusion - thanks! :)