So for months I've taken a few hours out of my time to set up my audio interface (scarlett 2i2) and try to learn how to use a DAW (FL studio 11). I am trying to stream myself playing and need to have my microphone on my headset to be usable for discord and games etc. Issue I'm having is being able to hear what I'm playing without any latency.

I have my guitar directly inputted into the interface with inst on and direct off. I found that I can go into sound settings on windows 10 and have it set to where the focusrite sound card is being "listened to" through my usb headset. The problem is obviously the latency. I then went into FL audio settings to try and tinker with the buffer size and sample rate. Got it to where it read 1ms but still was sounding very slow and high in latency. I then understood that its most likely because of the "listening" aspect in windows and that I should be able to set an output to my usb headphones in FL to deter the input lag. Now the issue is I have no idea how to find that.

Basically I just want to be able to play my guitar through the scarlett with little to no latency and use my headset and microphone without having to input the headset into the scarlett. Any information on this would be highly appreciated.


Use ASIO driver instead of default Windows Audio drivers. You can try using ASIO4ALL.

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