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Old 05-22-2020, 06:28 AM
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Default Fasttrack Pro Bitrate / Format


Im trying to stream to facebook via my fast track pro 2 sound card, and the audio is pretty bad. Ive been advised to drop the bitrate in the midi settings to 2500hz, however on my macbook the lowest i can go is 8000hz. Is there any way to drop the bitrate lower then 8000hz?
And maybe a question for apple techies rather than m-audio.. cheers.
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Old 05-22-2020, 08:19 PM
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Default Re: Fasttrack Pro Bitrate / Format

It sounds like you’re talking about sample rate, not bit rate. A 2.5kHz sample rate would sound very muddy with no presence or definition. I suggest you leave the interface sample rate at one of its hardware supported rates (ie 44.1, 48) and go find the video and audio encoder settings where you can find the compressed bitrates for both video and audio. I don’t use it but I expect it’s somewhere in the Facebook live streaming settings.
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