How do I fix my Rocksmith Real Tone Cable?

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How do I fix my Rocksmith Real Tone Cable?


  1. Plug your Real Tone cable into a USB port on your PC.
  2. Right-click on the speaker icon at the bottom right-hand corner of the screen.
  3. Select “Recording devices.”
  4. If “Rocksmith USB Guitar Adapter” is listed, the cable should be functioning correctly.

Can I use a different cable for Rocksmith?

Yes, you can play Rocksmith without a Real Tone Cable. If you don’t know, the Rocksmith Real Tone Cable is just a standard 1/4th inch guitar jack one end with a USB connection on the other to connect to your console or computer.

Does Rocksmith work without cable?

Acoustic Guitar with a Microphone The Microphone Mode in Rocksmith allows you to use an external microphone to play Rocksmith, and this is a great way for acoustic guitarists to practice without a Real Tone cable.

Does Rocksmith Real Tone Cable work on Xbox one?

For those like me with Rocksmith 2014 Remastered Ed. on Xbox Series x|s, Xbox One, &/or PS4, Ubisoft gives you the option of a Microphone Input OR their Proprietary Real Tone Cable 6.35mm to USB Input. To minimize lag, this cable is the best option as far as price is concerned.

How do I connect my Rocksmith guitar to ps4?

With Rocksmith, your TV, computer, or home theater system becomes your amplifier. You plug your guitar directly into the console, and play. It’s that easy.

Does the Rocksmith Real Tone Cable work for PS4?

I already own a Real Tone Cable from another edition of the game. Can I use that? Yes – the cable is universal and will work on any of the six supported platforms – PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC, and Macintosh.

How do I know if my Rocksmith USB cable is bad?

The cable should be listed as “Rocksmith USB Guitar Adapter” under Sound, video and game controllers. If it has a yellow triangle on the icon, or is labled “hocksmit” or “USB Audio Device” then you have a bad connection or under powered USB port.

Why won’t the Real Tone Cable connect to my computer?

Make sure all USB devices are disconnected except Keyboard, Mouse, and RT Cable. The cable works best on a USB 2.0 port. Double check which one you are plugged into. For me, and I don’t know how common this is, but the Real Tone cable seems to go futher in to the USB port than my other USB devices.

How do I know if my audio cable is bad?

The cable coming up as hocsmit or Usb Audio Device, or if it gives the code 10 error, which is a very general “something is wrong, but the computer does not know what” error. All of those just say “it did not install correctly”.

Is Windows 10 a problem with the RS cable?

Windows 10 itself isn’t a problem with RS or the cable but your unique combination of hardware and software plus configurations and settings would be hard for us to diagnose. The UBI guys should have a long list of things to check. I think there is a windows 10 thread on the Ubisoft RS forum if you want to wade through the many pages of it.