E-MU 1616m, 1212m, 1820m, 0404 Audio Interface - Complete Windows 10 (1903 & Above) Installation Guide

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auron
KVRist
64 posts since 4 Nov, 2013 from Germany

Post Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:11 am

lestra wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:02 am
Thank you so much for this solution. I have EMU 1820M soundcard and this works for me on Windows 10 64bit but there is one problem so far. When Windows started and soundcard loaded everything works but I get audio with some cracking noise and little bit of distortion. I listen on BayerDynamic DT 770 Pro headphones and I am sure there is noise and distortion. My workaround is like this: Go to PatcMix app/Sample rate settings and temporary switch from 48khz to 44,1khz. Result is there is no sound at all but when I switch back to 48khz and load preset of the patchmix again, audio become nice and clear, without any cracking noise or distortion.

Is this a known problem and is there better fix than mine?
I dont know if it is a known problem , besides that cracking noise (your mic preamp setting very high btw?), but that switching problem 48<->44.1 khz i had since windows 10 . Maybe this is related to 1820m and some mainboards and affects only the audiodock, where f.e. the 1010pci always shows a red dot in the patchmix left upper corner, the audiodock sometimes shows no red dot, seems the audiodock has a lost connection. But this happens only when i try to switch under windows to 44.1 khz. For me there is no need to switch to 44.1 khz under windows because every program works with 48 khz, even games are working with that . And for that reason i said, try to load a new 48khz patchmix session from the patchmix load menu, not a saved or personally created, if you get an error saying "Patchmix error - you do appear to have insufficient ...bla bla bla". A weird behavior sometimes occurs , i have to load a new 48 khz patchmix session twice (!), the first load sometimes gets ignored from the patchmix but the second does it, so it is very tricky to judge if it is working or not.

Another interesting thing i found out, you can extract the content of the Emu driver or Emu patchmix .exe files with 7zip file archiver and you can now look for certain dll's and additionally there is a driver uninstaller from creative, see that attached picture. Maybe this is of help to somebody.
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lestra
KVRer
2 posts since 25 Mar, 2020

Re: E-MU 1616m, 1212m, 1820m, 0404 Audio Interface - Complete Windows 10 (1903 & Above) Installation Guide

Post Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:40 am

Last two days I am on 48khz factory session and there is no cracking noise problem at all. I love this soundcard from the first day I get it and now I love it even more. So happy now, Auron thanks for response nice infos you post.

Music1966
KVRer
2 posts since 28 Mar, 2020

Re: E-MU 1616m, 1212m, 1820m, 0404 Audio Interface - Complete Windows 10 (1903 & Above) Installation Guide

Post Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:28 am

Hey Guys,

I hope you're all keeping well and safe.

Wondering if anyone can help... I'm trying to install my 1820m with the BETA software that you provided on my Asus, Windows 10 Desktop. I removed any previous emu/creative drivers, to my knowledge and also removed the cards and restarted the computer. But when I go to do the first step and install the BETA file I get this message below:

"You have previously installed drivers without rebooting, please reboot".

Does anyone know how I can get past this so I can install the BETA? Would greatly appreciate it, its driving me mad and would love to get this box working!

Many Thanks,

Lin

greenalien
KVRer
2 posts since 2 Apr, 2020

Re: E-MU 1616m, 1212m, 1820m, 0404 Audio Interface - Complete Windows 10 (1903 & Above) Installation Guide

Post Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:05 am

I've just tried to install 1616 + Cardbus card on a laptop with Win10 v1909 32bit, but it doesn't work. Is the fix for 64bit only?

greenalien
KVRer
2 posts since 2 Apr, 2020

Re: E-MU 1616m, 1212m, 1820m, 0404 Audio Interface - Complete Windows 10 (1903 & Above) Installation Guide

Post Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:39 am

Update - updated Win10 to 64bit, completely new install. Followed all steps, script completed with no errors, all lines yellow, but still get code 12 error on E-mu wdm driver.

Music1966
KVRer
2 posts since 28 Mar, 2020

Re: E-MU 1616m, 1212m, 1820m, 0404 Audio Interface - Complete Windows 10 (1903 & Above) Installation Guide

Post Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:04 am

I managed to get mine to work following all the instructions but it took a few attempts..Possibly try going to a restore point and trying again?

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