[linux-audio-user] External DAC for mastering use?

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Mar 18 12:43:27 EST 2004

On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 09:34:02AM -0800, R Parker wrote:
> Daniel, I didn't catch your initial message. Why do
> you want to do D/A. I would maintain digital all the
> way unless I've got some external analog gear that is
> very high quality. 

You have to listen to it at some point :)
> I've never noticed any electrical related noise in my
> computer but then I don't have any analog in that
> system so there probably wouldn't be any. Is this
> assumption consistent with your understanding of the
> problem?

My understanding is that the problems come from fluctions in the PCs power
supply as it shared by the processor, PCI cards, disks, ...

I'd guess the electrical load in a mixer is be fairly constant. I dont
understand electrical stuff though.

- Steve 

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