[linux-audio-user] Multiple Simultaneous Inputs

Mark Knecht markknecht at comcast.net
Tue Jan 27 13:26:14 EST 2004

On Tue, 2004-01-27 at 08:48, Simon White wrote:
> Hello,
> I was wondering if it's possible to get a sound card(s) to work with 
> linux to record multiple audio inputs at the same time and track them. I 
> was looking at the Midiman 1010LT as I would want to process more than 
> four inputs at once, but I can't find out if you can use all of it's 
> inputs at the same time, or if there's any software that would even 
> allow such mad creations to be born. Any suggestions as to where to go 
> or what to use would be very helpful indeed.
> Thanks,
> Simon

You can get sound cards with more inputs, like those from RME. You can
run multiple sound cards as a single 'virtual' sound card if you do some
.asoundrc magic AND AND AND you sync all the cards through some hardware
method like Word Clock or a clock over ADAT or spdif.

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