[LAU] HDSP 9632 in slave via SPDIF sync

Giso Grimm gg3137 at vegri.net
Tue Feb 10 10:55:53 EST 2009

Andrew Gaydenko wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 February 2009 16:55:49 you wrote:
>> Andrew Gaydenko wrote:
>>> Can anybody confirm, RME HDSP 9632 (with current alsa driver, hdspconf
>>> and hdspmixer) *does* work in slave mode with getting sync clock via
>>> SPDIF input (both coaxial and optical)? Are there any demands to such
>>> sync signal? Is silent spdif stream sufficient?
>> I can't confirm this, but remeber that you can switch the spdif input
>> between optical and coaxial connectors. Could this be your problem?
> I have not a problem yet :-) The aim is to have extrenal DAC with own clock 
> and sync-dedicated SPDIF-out to sync RME, using last one as a SPDIF stream 
> source. And I know hdspconf has options to set such syncing. But before 
> ordering the DAC I'd want to be sure such syncing does *really* work with 
> current ALSA driver and hdsp GUI tools.

At least with the RME HDSP 9652 (which uses the same ALSA driver + GUI
tools) it works perfectly well.


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