[linux-audio-user] does Zalman ZM-RSSC 5.1 (usb sound card) work?

Martin Wohlleben Martin.Wohlleben at gmx.de
Fri May 6 16:32:50 EDT 2005

Am Mittwoch, 4. Mai 2005 21:08 schrieb Raymond Lai:
> I'm looking for a decent usb sound card to upgrade my laptop.
> Currently, I could find the following cards in my city, Toronto,
> Canada:
> 1. Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 NX
> 2. Creative Sound Blaster MP3+
> 3. Zalman ZM-RSSC 5.1
> 4. Zalman ZM-RSA Real Surround Sound
> 5. M-Audio Sonica Theater 7.1 Surround Sound
> 6. M-Audio Transit USB Mobile Audio Upgrade
> I will use the card mainly for musics and movies with an Altec Lansing
> MX5021 (2.1) speaker set. As I'm using it with my laptop, I prefer
> usb-powered cards. I'm right now seriously looking at Zalman ZM-RSSC
> 5.1 (~US$55). Does anyone have experience with this card? If it works,
> how is the sound quality?
> If you don't know this card, what do you recommend? My buget is
> US$100. What card works the best so far?
> Thanks a lot,
> Raymond

Hello Raymond, 

I used the M-Audio Transit USB under Linux and it worked great. The sound is 
really good for a 16bit card but two channels were not enough for me. 
You can find more information at http://www.theory.physics.ubc.ca/transit.html

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