[linux-audio-user] Recording from SPDIF with SB live

lau at hippie-online.de lau at hippie-online.de
Fri Dec 12 04:14:01 EST 2003

> lau at hippie-online.de a écrit :
> > Is this a particular weakness of the SB live? What card supports exact
> > recording from SPDIF-in?

Christophe Vescovi wrote:
> Yes this is a well known problem of the SB Live. The EMU10K1 Chips work 
> only at 48kHz and the SPDIF input is resampling the data to 48kHz 
> whatever is the input sample rate (even if this is 48kHz). So it's not 
> possible to do sample accurate digital copy from SPDIF-in.

Oh God, what a botch! :-(

> Most semi-pro 
> audio cards support exact recording from SPDIF, the M-audio cards for 
> example are well supported under Linux (the Audiophile is a good 
> candidate if you don't need multiple IO).

Thanks a lot for your help!


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