[LAU] USB soundcard recommendation

Jeremy Jongepier jeremy at autostatic.com
Mon Oct 4 07:59:26 UTC 2010

On 10/04/2010 09:20 AM, allcoms wrote:
>>> So there are no known USB 2 audio cards that work with ALSA or OSS?
>> I don't know. ALSA's site might have a list.
> Doesn't look like there is a way to filter by hardware type on the
> ALSA site unfortunately and I have not been able to find a USB card
> that could do more than 48K
>> I'm not the original poster. My 5-year-old low-budget Toshiba laptop came
>> with a Firewire port. As did the Sony Vaio Superslim Pro my wife used to
>> have. Don't know about modern stuff, I don't have any of that around here!
> Yes, FW used to be common on mid to high end laptops. First Sony
> pulled it off their PS3 then that ignited a trend that spread into the
> PC world where FW has become rare on new laptops and there has been
> rumours of the intentional 'murder' of firewire so these days you
> often need an expresscard slot if you want firewire.

Supported USB2 cards that I know of:
- Cakewalk by Roland UA-101: http://www.roland.com/products/en/UA-101/
- Edirol UA-1000: http://www.roland.com/products/en/UA-1000/
- M-Audio Fast Track Ultra:



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