[LAU] Audio Hardware Recommendations

Christopher Stamper christopherstamper at gmail.com
Sat Dec 6 16:17:08 EST 2008

On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 1:21 PM, Ivica Ico Bukvic <ico at vt.edu> wrote:

> > Depending upon what you consider to be "cheap," Edirol FA-101 is
> > (firewire)
> > is ironically cheaper (approx. ~$300) than UA-101 (usb, ~$450), although
> > from what I read the UA has a much more elaborate routing capabilities.
> > That
> > being said, we have over dozen FA-101s in DISIS and they work perfectly
> > with
> > Linux (ffado), offer 10 i/o, 2 very good preamps, and MIDI. If you have a
> > MBP you can run them without external power (they run off of the FW
> > cable).
> Forgot to mention, if I really had to nitpick regarding these, it would be
> that the line outs are +4dB.
Thanks, but that's a bit too expensive. I was thinking around $50-$100...

I think I'll get the M-Audio usb box. Pretty good prices on eBay...


Christopher Stamper

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