Robin, That did the trick. I could not get v1.05 to work at all, even after updating Java runtime to the latest. It was taking nearly 40% of my machine, butMessage 1 of 6 , Aug 11, 2010View SourceRobin,That did the trick. I could not get v1.05 to work at all, even after updating Java runtime to the latest. It was taking nearly 40% of my machine, but could not decode audio, just an occasional piece of sound.With the Beta, overall CPU usage is down to less than 5%, with DVTool Beta taking about 1%. Audio both directions is perfect.Thanks!Jim - K6JM----- Original Message -----From: aa4rcSent: Monday, August 09, 2010 5:03 AMSubject: [DVDongle] Re: Choppy audio
Hi Jim. Try the latest 2.0 beta. Download from:
--- In DVDongle@yahoogroups.com, "k6jm_jim" <jmm@...> wrote:
> I'm a new Dongle user experiencing choppy audio. Internet connection is DSL and has been fast and consistent. I often run DVAR Hot Spot and get excellent audio, no R2D2, both directions. I realize DVTool talking via USB to the Dongle adds more processing on this machine.
> Running Windows XP SP3 on Intel E8500 dual core @ 3.16 gHz each side with 4 gb memory and 300 sata hd.
> I went to http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/VCP.htm and ran the "setup executable" link on that web page.
> Running DVTool v1.05.
> So I don't think it's the internet, the PC CPU, or the drivers. I am guessing it has to do with the USB port.
> I couldn't find a solution in the archives, but I may not have looked long enough.
> Any ideas?
> Jim - K6JM