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ESI U22 XT ASIO not working
Old 4 days ago
  #1
Gear Nut
ESI U22 XT ASIO not working

ATM I'm trying the ESI U22 XT on Win10.

But I can't get its ASIO to work properly in any DAW (Cubase 10, Bitwig 3, FL Studio 20).

The ASIO driver shows up as it should in every DAW like this:
ASIO 2.0 - ESI U22 XT USB

But when I press play nothing happens.

If I switch to Generic Low Latency ASIO Driver, it works just fine.

Using WDM (outside of DAWs) also works beautifully.

So it's just the ESI ASIO that doesn't work anywhere.

What could be causing this?

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Things I've tried:
Followed every step in its manual on how to install.

First time, I did it with the latest ESI driver (1.33).
Didn't work, so I uninstalled it properly.

Second time, I chose the DVD which came with the device. That driver is version 1.00. But still the same issue.

Worth mentioning:
Even if I'm not running any DAW or having any programs open, it's not possible to change the latency settings within the ESI utility.
If I try I get this message:

Warning : Latency change failed !
MME Multichannel is running ! Please *STOP* and *CLOSE* it and then try again


Old 3 days ago
  #2
Gear Nut
I gave up on it. Returned the unit today.

But - for other users well being - if someone has a clue about this ASIO behaviour, feel free to comment here.
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