Sound lag in MAME

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    markiej
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    Hi all,

    I’ve been having generally good luck getting everything working, thanks to these forums! However, unlike the other emu’s I’ve played, the sound in MAME lags behind the video by about a second. Is this normal? Is there a tweak somewhere to fix it. Not super important, but it does take away from the experience a little. When you hit the button in Asteroids, you kind of need to hear that immediate “pew pew”

    #83259

    allroy1975
    Participant

    any luck with this? I’m having it too, and only want mame for one of my pis. I’m putting this thing in an old Jr. Pac-Man Cabinet. Just want a few old mame games. Even something as simple as Ms. Pac is behind, just on the sound. real strange.

    #83260

    allroy1975
    Participant

    welp, just found another thread:

    Sound sync and quality issues in MAME, even on old games

    that suggested changing /opt/retropie/emulators/mame4all-pi/mame.cfg
    samplerate=22100
    to
    samplerate=4000

    4000 didn’t seem right to me, so I google’d mame.cfg samplerate and found someone had set it to 44100 – which seems more right to me.
    so…
    samplerate=44100

    Issue is fixed for me. sounds and plays great!

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