[LAU] USB soundcard recommendation

Jeremy Jongepier autostatic at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 15:27:42 UTC 2010

On 10/03/2010 04:08 PM, allcoms wrote:
> Hi Jeremy!
> On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 2:49 PM, Jeremy Jongepier<autostatic at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On 10/03/2010 12:41 PM, allcoms wrote:
>>> Essentially I'd like two recommendations for this- a real budget
>>> device that just has audio out (maybe 35mm input too) but also a
>>> slightly more costly alternative with a phantom power capable XLR mic
>>> input should he want to do overdubs at home.
>> Budget: Behringer UCA202: http://www.behringer.com/EN/Products/UCA202.aspx
> Price is certainly right on that one but it can't handle 96Khz so its no use
>> Slightly more costly alternative: Cakewalk by Roland UA-25EX (the successor
>> of the Edirol UA-25): http://www.roland.com/products/en/UA-25EX/
> Thats the sort of thing he may get if he's willing to chuck a bit more
> money at it, yes.
> Anyone here have any experience with the 25EX under Linux or know of
> something like the 202 but with 96Khz capability?
> Thanks,
> Dan

Hello Dan,

Oops, didn't check the specs of that Behringer thingy, assumed it could 
do 96Khz. And regarding the UA-25(EX), I've got one and it works like a 
charm, I never use it at 96Khz though. Bear in mind that @ 96Khz a USB1 
soundcard cannot run full duplex.



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