Yesterday a friend ask me how to fix noise sound on voodooHDA audio on Youtube comment and it’s inspired me to write this post. In case you have the same issue and don’t know how to deal with.
Ya! when you use voodooHDA as alternative to enable sound in hackintosh computer there is a massive noise with the audio output.
By default, voodooHDA setting will set your audio pretty high in System Preferences > Audio settings.The result it will make some unwanted noises.
If you are following our guide for using VoodooHDA to enable your hackintosh audio and deal with output noise, here how to fix it. To fix the ‘voodoo noise’ no technical stuff that required here 🙂 so! ..
This what you need to do to make the noise gone, or at least make it almost gone.
Fix Noise Sound On VoodooHDA Audio Output
All you have to do is, just go to System Preferences and open Sounds setting. In Sound macOS setting select the Input tab.
Nah! now you you see there is the trouble come from.
The audio input was set very high by default. If this case was in a real Mac computers with real AppleHDA kext might be okay! but come on, this is hack-in-tosh guys! so there is a big difference.
So! what you need to do is simply lower down the input as low as possible or just set it to full zero if you are not using it.
Still hear the noises?
Still hear noises after lower down the mic input?
Then optionally you can go to VoodooHDA Preference Pane setting and lower down the ‘Input gain’ and PCM volume level in VoodooHDA Mixer Control.
Also don’t forget to set the input gain down for another audio input by click on the dropdown panel on the left side of VoodooHDA preference pane. See the screenshot below
By doing that, it should eliminate or at least reduce the the noise from all audio input port.
Just for conclusion
“Noises” …that what you deal when using VoodooHDA kext to enable audio on your hackintosh computer.
However by lower down the mic input level, it should reduce it noise sound.
[Note] Every time you change VoodooHDA Mixer Control setting it will back to default after you restart your computer.
But not for the mic input level setting. Once you set the mic input gain level, it will remain there.
I think it’s bug, however it works! so thanks to they who develop VoodooHDA, you know who you are 🙂
Okay guys! hope you found this short post useful, till next post about hackintosh stuff.