[LAU] sourcing TI FireWire PCMCIA cards

Martin Horn martin.horn at ostec.org
Sat Aug 23 06:23:41 EDT 2008

On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 12:07 PM, Christoph Eckert <ce at christeck.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> > It is not a FW interface, but RME HDSP line has full-blown matrix mixer,
> > and Multiface supports disconnected operation (never tried it, though).
> this would mean I'd buy the PCMCIA interface; I wonder though if my next
> machine will still provide a PCMCIA interface? I guess they will die rather
> sooner than later.

There is a PCIe (PCI Express Card) as well for the same interface. And RME
will keep up with the trends for shure ....
These audiointerfaces are state-of-the-art since like 10 years or so (?!).
There is nothing better for the money. You can buy a used Multiface with
PCMCIA card for 350 euros or less.

RME is the best : ) !!!

> > Btw, I also thought it is a good and modern idea to mix synths with
> > multichannel cards,
> > but now came to a conclusion, that good old mixer with several
> > subgroups and sends
> > is a much more convenient, user-friendly and problem-proof solution.
> > And it works without computer as well :)
> True. Frankly, my Behringer 28 channel MX 2804 still is a good solution,
> but
> audio quality is poor. I have a lot of problems with hum and stuff. That's
> why I want to replace it with something more reliable. Any mixer you would
> recommend?
> Best regards,
> ce
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