[linux-audio-user] Re: Firewire, what's the story?

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Dec 8 08:56:10 EST 2003

On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 01:45:05 +0100, Robert Jonsson wrote:
> I'm might not be the one to judge, but with the specs presented I'd say it's 
> also better than PCI based soundcards. 
> - Better price/performance
> - more I/O
> - better SnR than most PCI cards, all AD/DA is by definition external.
> Latency might be an issue, I don't know...

Latency shouldn't be an issue - the 1394 bus is low latency - higher
latency than PCI I expect, but still not measurable in audio terms.

- Steve

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