[linux-audio-user] USB again

Victor Lazzarini Victor.Lazzarini at nuim.ie
Tue Jan 24 11:31:16 EST 2006


At 16:23 24/01/2006, you wrote:
>Victor Lazzarini wrote:
>>So can you suggest some USB-IF cards?
>>At 15:21 24/01/2006, you wrote:
>>>On Tue, 2006-01-24 at 15:22 +0100, Cesare Marilungo wrote:
>>> > I checked on the specs and it says 'native USB compatibility' so it
>>> > should work, IMHO.
>>>That is no guarantee. If the sound card doesn't have USB-IF logos (other
>>>than the trident describing the connector), and the "USB" Audiophile
>>>doesn't have them, you need to be wary.
>>>I used to own a M-audio Quattro, which is listed in the Alsa sound card
>>>matrix, but it really doesn't work properly. The sound card isn't USB
>>>audio compliant, M-audio knows it and will not do anything about it and
>>>they don't have to as they don't use the USB-IF logos which would make
>>>them responsible for being compliant.
>>>I'm not saying that this particular card won't work. I'm just saying
>>>that you shouldn't trust specs telling you "native USB compatibility".
>>>Sampo Savolainen <v2 at iki.fi>
>>Victor Lazzarini
>>Music Technology Laboratory
>>Music Department
>>National University of Ireland, Maynooth
>I have a Edirol UA-25 and it works very well. Mine has an annoying hiss 
>for the first ten-twenty minutes since it has been turned on. It is some 
>internal component (a condenser?) resonating and it's not related to Linux.
>But it is fully compatible with alsa.

Victor Lazzarini
Music Technology Laboratory
Music Department
National University of Ireland, Maynooth 

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