[LAD] Tascam US-1641

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Sun Feb 22 22:53:20 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 17:26 -0500, Allan Wind wrote:
> On 2009-02-22T15:57:21, Jan Depner wrote:
> > Well, no response on the user list.  Maybe someone here has an idea -
> > does the Tascam US-1641 work with Linux/ALSA?  I'm assuming not and have
> > written a nice email to Tascam asking for a little information.  I'm
> > assuming they're not going to be very helpful but it's worth a shot.

   I had seen this one:

> First hit for the query tascam US-1641 +linux driver:
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1051828

   Somehow I missed this one but it's not a lot of help:

> Here is the only hit for the query Tascam US-1641 on the alsa user 
> mailing list:
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.alsa.user/32068/match=tascam+us+1641

    I had seen this one:

> Here is Tascam's driver compatibility chart:
> http://www.tascam.com/products/us-1641;9,15,1056,16.html

    I'd seen this one also:

> which suggest to me that the device requires a driver, and according to 
> the alsa projects sound matrix there is none:
> http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Matrix:Vendor-Tascam

    In other words, yes, I searched the web.  I was hoping there was
some evil genius floating around out there who had already performed the
magic ;-)


Jan 'Evil Twin' Depner

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