[linux-audio-user] Re: JACK samplerate stuck at 48000

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Tue Jun 20 21:05:43 EDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 02:58 +0200, Carlo Capocasa wrote:
> > You can do it already, just run JACK with a plughw device rather than
> > hw.
> Cool!

Maybe not so cool - the ALSA sample rate converter is definitely not
high quality.  It's designed to be fast.  Good for desktop stuff but not
so good for pro audio.

> > 
> > But, why do you want this?  You'll get better results running at a
> > hardware supported sample rate then resampling at the end.
> I have sources that were recorded at 48kHz. I figured that if I 
> downsampled before mastering the processing would possibly obscure the 
> conversion noise for the finished product (CD), at the cost of having 
> conversion noise during monitoring.

You have a soundcard that can't do 48KHz in hardware?  That's unusual.


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