[linux-audio-user] What HW do I need?
eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Tue Nov 25 20:09:26 EST 2003
If you don't need digital I/O then the Delta 44 is just as good as the
Delta 66 at a somewhat lower price. If you want 8 I/O channels then I
would spend the extra money on the 1010 (not the 1010LT), the DSP 2000
C-Port, or the EWS88MT. The MIDI support for the DSP 2000 is apparently
not there yet (I don't do MIDI) so you probably don't want that. I'm
not sure about the EWS88MT. M-Audio seems to be the best choice at the
On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 19:12, Erik Steffl wrote:
> I would appreciate some advices as to what HW do I need to do some
> simple recording.
> Here's what I would like to be able to do:
> tasks: record a guitar, possibly other instruments (not neccessarily
> at the same time), record old vinyl from turntable etc. [using linux PC]
> few audio channels (I can think of using 2 or 4 so I guess I should
> plan for about 8?)
> just stereo audio? or optical digital something? does it make sense
> to have many outputs?
> full duplex, I think built in midi wavetable synth is good enough for
> me, not sure about external mix (I've read recommendation to have one
> but I'm not sure why).
> I've read that Delta* cards are fairly good and well supported under
> linux - looks like delta 66 is what I want? What about Delta 1010-LT -
> same price, more in/out but no external box (=lower sound quality?).
> What about midi? I'd like to have midi in/out and wavetable synth
> (not sure if I really need synth). The sync-ing midi and audio is done
> by apps so I don't have to worry about cards working well together?
> I can read the specs but I'd really appreciate practical advices
> since I have almost no experience (well, I have few audio cards:-).
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