[LAU] Audio Hardware Recommendations

Christopher Stamper christopherstamper at gmail.com
Sat Dec 6 10:31:53 EST 2008

On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 10:14 AM, Christopher Stamper <
christopherstamper at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 10:12 AM, Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org> wrote:
>> Hallo,
>> Christopher Stamper hat gesagt: // Christopher Stamper wrote:
>> > I'm thinking about finally upgrading from my cheap soundblaster+mic to
>> > something of a little higher quality. I'm thinking along the lines of an
>> > external firewire/usb box and some kind of low-cost mic.
>> >
>> > I'd use it primarely for vocals, but I'd like the recording interface to
>> > support 2-channel, for possible some piano recordings/etc. I also don't
>> want
>> > to spend very much, and would plan to get it used, on ebay.
>> For comparable quality, PCI cards generally are much cheaper than
>> USB or let alone Firewire cards (the latter are quite expensive). I'd go
>> with some Terratec or M-Audio card based on an ICE chipset. The
>> M-Audio Audiophile PCI is quite popular, I use one myself for a long
>> time now. It's only stereo, howver. The Delta cards provide more
>> channels. Check the ALSA soundcard matrix for other cards with the
>> ice1712 driver.

Are there any problems I'd be encountering if I got a M-Audio Fast Track
US44010 (or simillar)?

Christopher Stamper

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