[LAU] New Hardware

Chip VanDan chip.vandan at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 12:04:32 EDT 2007

In my research I have run across control surfaces, which seem like a
great idea, but can't find any solid evidence of them being used under
Linux.  Does anybody here use one and what do they use?

On 13/08/07, Marc-Olivier Barre <mobarre at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/13/07, Chip VanDan <chip.vandan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Okay, so I did all the software experiments for the past couple years
> > and have been running just fine using Planet CCRMA's packages in
> > Fedora on an old piece of crap computer.  I've gotten fairly good at
> > what I do for what I have, and I am to the point where I believe that
> > my performance and quality issues are due to the hardware restrictions
> > of my current machine, mostly due to the fact that my motherboard has
> > an integrated soundcard which I've been using to control my mic and
> > MIDI, ugh.  I'm ready to go out and plunk down a large amount of cash
> > on a new system.  Here's my problem, I have no idea what to get.
> >
> > I love things like JACK, Zyn, Seq24, Hydrogen, and Ardour, but not
> > sure how new hardware would affect the operations of such programs.  I
> > have determined so far that I would like to have a Hammerfall HDSP
> > card, but not sure whether I want to go for a 64 bit processor yet.
> Hi,
> I own a Hammerfall HDSP with a Multiface II. I could not be more
> happy. If you're willing to pay the price for one, it is decent
> hardware, and has good drivers.
> For the rest of the PC, I'm sure other people will have interesting
> pieces of advice ;-)
> Cheers,
> __________________
> Marc-Olivier Barre.

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