[linux-audio-user] Multiple (three) RME Hammerfalls... any experience

D R Holsbeck drh at niptron.com
Mon Dec 1 09:04:42 EST 2003

Not too sure about Mackie, but our tascam just stores the audio in wav
format. And from what I remember the rest are pretty much the same.

So the way I do it is to mount the hdr's disk under linux, and copy the
files over. I found a cheap source for the disk caddies so that made
life a lot more simple.

On Fri, 2003-11-28 at 15:53, Ronald van Engelen wrote:
> Hi,
> After rereading my message, I saw too many unclarities and typos, so
> I'll try again.
> The problem is that we have to transfer a few hours of 72-channel music
> from three synced Mackie SDR24/96's to a harddisk. I don't really know 
> what format the music is recorded in.
> As my colleague is unable to use three RME Hammerfall DSP card's in his
> dual G4 powermac with OSX (don't know exact version), I wondered if I
> could use Linux to capture the music to harddisk.
> If anybody has any experience, please let me know. Otherwise we will
> proceed with one card and thus 24 channels at a time, which does work.
> Thanks,
> Ronald van Engelen
> Op vr 28-11-2003, om 20:06 schreef Ronald van Engelen:
> > Hi there,
> > 
> > A colleague of mine is having major problems using multiple (three) RME
> > Hammerfall cards using Mac OS 9 and X and consulted me for help. 
> > 
> > The problem is that he has to transfer a few hours of 72-channel music
> > (recorded with Mackie HDR's) to his harddisk for further mixing and
> > processing.
> > 
> > I only have experience with (single and dual) stereo cards using alsa,
> > jack, ardour and ladspa. I wonder if anybody have experience with
> > multiple RME cards using alsa, and particullary experience doing such a
> > task with mentioned tools? 
> > 
> > I haven't had the chance to examine his (Mac-related) problem but it
> > sounds like he might suffering from problems related to his
> > power-supply?
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Ronald van Engelen
> > 
> > 
> > 
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