[linux-audio-dev] USB sound card for Mac and PC

Pamplemousse Mk2 pamplemousse_mk2 at netcourrier.com
Thu Oct 7 18:37:40 UTC 2004

Clemens Ladisch wrote:

>>- M-Audio MobilePre USB
> Installation is nontrivial due to the firmware loader.

Ok, this soundcard should be avoided.

>>- Terratec Phase 26 USB (not tested on 2.6 kernel by Linux-USB, but
>>should work fine).
> Frank made the tests with both 2.4 and 2.6.

Perhaps this should be good for me.

>>There is the M-Audio Audiophile USB but it does not work on Gentoo (and
>>of course, I use Gentoo!!).
> It should work with recent driver versions.
OK, let's see this in the several weeks.

>>With one of these cards, I would be able to plug my mixer (Technics
>>SH-DJ 1200) on it and make phrase and live sample.
> With a mixer, you probably don't need things like a preamp or hi-Z
> inputs.  Something very simple like the Edirol UA-1X might suffice.

I don't know, because perhaps Midi could be useful in the future for me. 
I have to think about this. But your right, presently a simple device 
should be enough. I will surely take a look at the iMic too.


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