[LAU] In search of a new laptop for audio - Firewire with Power-Out needed.
noisesmith at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 16:50:51 EST 2009
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From: Justin Smith <noisesmith at gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 1:50 PM
Subject: Re: [LAU] In search of a new laptop for audio - Firewire with
To: Nils Gey <list at nilsgey.de>
On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 9:40 AM, Nils Gey <list at nilsgey.de> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I try not to start some flamewar. Normally I can look up my hardware alone, but all the hardware-websites can't help me in one point:
> I need a laptop which is able to power my Firewire-Interface (Terratec Phase X24) over Firewire. Do you know if something like this exists? All my laptops in the past (2) were not able to do that. Both had only a "small" firewire-interface.
> Linux-audio-user mailing list
> Linux-audio-user at lists.linuxaudio.org
I have a mac g3 (white not clamshell picure here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ibook12.jpg ) that has a full power
firewire port and runs a stripped down up to date debian system quite
smoothly, with low latency on the builtin sound card. I could be
wrong, but I always thought that the full size firewire plugs were
powered and the smaller ones were not.
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