Can anyone help?

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at
Tue Mar 4 05:14:06 UTC 2008

Anthony Papillion wrote:
>> But you know, even after listening you describe the sound I don't
>> immediately see (or hear) what you are experiencing.  I'm not even sure you
>> went so far as telling folks what sound system you were using....
> Ed, thank you for your reply. I suppose I should have more accurately
> said that I couldn't *adequately* describe my issue in text.
> Obviously, I know *what* I'm experiencing  but I'm not sure how to
> describe it correctly. That's why I posted the video. Describing
> something as a 'flapping sound behind the words' doesn't convey a lot.
> But describing that sound and you hearing it in the video does so
> that's why I did the video instead of text.
> If you listen to the video closely, you will notice that, as I speak,
> there is a 'flapping' or 'popping' sound interspersed within my words.
> It's almost the sound you get if you turn a mic on and off
> periodically...that 'pop'. It's not really pronounced but it's there.

I guess I mis-understood what you were saying....

But, I listened/watched your video again 3 times and did not notice any 
problems with the sound.

Have you played it back from a different system?

> Now, as to not saying what sound system I am using, you're right: I
> didn't and that's because I am not sure what you mean. The hardware is
> made by Realtek and I've tried using both the RealTek and OSS driver
> for the sound and it makes no difference. Is that what you mean?

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