[linux-audio-user] USB Audio device with toslink spdif output

Jacob Lee artdent at freeshell.org
Tue Jun 20 20:59:15 EDT 2006

On Fri, 2006-06-16 at 13:25 +0100, Andrew Lyon wrote:
> Hi,
> Can anybody recommend a usb audio device with toslink spdif output
> that works with alsa drivers? I need to add one to my pvr system as
> its onboard toslink is not well supported.
> My main criteria is price, and that the toslink optical spdif output
> must work reliably, I would really like to get a device that also has
> line-in connections which are output on the toslink, i.e. internally
> mixed into the toslnk output.
> I have found a few devices that might do the job:
> Audiotrak MAYA EX
> Behringer U-CONTROL UCA202  	
> Voyetra Turtle Beach Audio Advantage Micro
> M-Audio Transit USB
> but it is hard to know if they are properly supported and work reliably.
> Any recommendation would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks
> Andy

I can tell you that the M-Audio Transit does not have an internal mixer.
You can route the line-in to the output in software if you don't mind a
bit of latency. I've never tried the optical output on that card, so I
can't tell you if it works or not.

Jacob Lee <artdent at freeshell.org>

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