[LAU] like rme multiface?

sh0099 sh0099 at gmx.de
Fri Aug 1 14:49:45 EDT 2008

Arnold Krille schrieb:
> Am Freitag, 1. August 2008 schrieb Florian Faber:
>>> oh,  i need the low latency :-(
>> What for?
>> Hypothesis:
>>  People saying that they need low latency without stating what for usually 
>> don't need low latency.
i do live electronic musik
so i use the input and process it and use the output maybe again as
input ...

> At least not in the time-range they say. Or they are coming from the other os 
> where low latency means something between 20ms 200ms (opposed to 2ms to 10ms 
> in the linux world).
> @sh0099: If you are coming from win and asio reports a low latency of <10ms, 
> be aware that this is not round-trip latency that asio reports. Add 
> transport-buffers and adc/dac buffers and maybe even some os-specific delays 
> to that. And only trust the real round-trip measurements.
i don't know
i did not make a latency measurement myself. but i know that a latency
above 50ms would be ugly.
i used a fireface on a mac and i liked it ... but ...

rme writes that the fireface has (sometimes?) 1.5ms (64samples) higher
latency than the hdsp pci ...


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