[LAD] Embedded linux board

Robert Jonsson rj at spamatica.se
Sun Aug 19 16:58:31 UTC 2007


Florian Schmidt wrote:
> Hi,
> i'm kinda sorta in a way planning to build my own effects box. And i'm looking 
> around for embedded boards + cpu's + fpu's which would have the required 
> performance to be able to run some "simple" effects like FreeVerb, some 
> compressor etc (of course with low latency of 16 frames/perdiod or 
> something)..
> Any hints/suggestions?
> Regards,
> Flo
> P.S.: I was looking at this baby:
> http://www.glomationinc.com/product_9302E.html
> For 65$ (ca. 50 euros) it looks lie a bargain, but it seems its FPU is 
> supported by gcc only with a patch. And i'm also not sure how much processing 
> power this MaverickCrunch has [FLOP numbers are hard to find]..

Interesting subject, how would you get the audio in/out of the board, 
usb soundcard?

As for processing power I'd guess the integer performance should be 
fairly good, perhaps the added milage of the MaverickCrunch, whatever 
that is, might not be crucial.

Any thoughts?


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