Rocksmith > General Discussions > Topic Details
BruNut Jan 8, 2013 @ 7:46pm
Soundcheck issues
I am new to Rocksmith and was just trying to play the game. I have this downloaded on my PC and have made adjustments to provide best game play with my system. The video quality looks fine and the sound plays through my system with little if any lag. The first section called "sound Check" seemed to not complete. I strummed when it told me to and silenced when it stated to do so but could never get past it. I strummed very hard and even tried different volume settings on my guitar. I am using my Epihone Les Paul II with the volume all the way up. Does anyone know what can be done to gain the next level? Should the Guitar be tuned prior to this step? I thought the game itself made you tune during initial start up... Any help would be greatly appreciated and thanks in advance.
Showing 1-8 of 8 comments
< >
dustspots Jan 8, 2013 @ 9:03pm 
Try turning off the second pickup, if you have a dual pup axe..
BruNut Jan 9, 2013 @ 6:32am 
I am a beginner so please excuse me for asking but should the selector be set to treble or rhythm?
ZZR600 Jan 9, 2013 @ 2:33pm 
Set it to treble though it should work in any position. Though weirdly enough on my Les Paul Studio, I have to have volume half way or else the game complains from time to time about the volume. Also in Windows volume controls, specifically in the recording volumes, check the Rocksmith USB adapter is the default device and that the volume for it is set to mid way, mine is defaulted to 47 so that would be a good place to start.
BruNut Jan 9, 2013 @ 6:32pm 
Ok, cool. I have the ability to get past the sound check now. Now when I am tuning it states to pluck the Red, Orange, etc. I do not see anything on screen other than the psycodelic guitar necks. Should I see a tuning meter of sorts?
reval8r Jan 9, 2013 @ 6:35pm 
You should only see the tuning meter if you need to retune. It's probably just double checking to make sure you're in tune.
Riavan Jan 9, 2013 @ 8:14pm 
Everytime u start the song, it makes u pluck each one in order, if your out of tune, the tuner comes up. So if you don't see the tuner come up, you're doing dandy.
Last edited by Riavan; Jan 9, 2013 @ 8:15pm
ZZR600 Jan 11, 2013 @ 2:17pm 
And, If you feel your guitar is out of tune slightly while going through the string check, press return and it will enter tuning mode for all strings on request so you don't have to wait for the game to decide.

Though I do find the in game tuner not 'accurate' enough for my liking so a clip on tuner may be advisable which you can get relatively cheap from Amazon.
BruNut Jan 13, 2013 @ 5:52pm 
THanks everyone... I figure it out. My little graphics card was not up to the task. I replaced my 256mb card with an HD 2gb card and all is working perfect.
Showing 1-8 of 8 comments
< >
Per page: 15 30 50
Date Posted: Jan 8, 2013 @ 7:46pm
Posts: 8