[LAU] vmx1000usb mixer linux usb support
jeremy at autostatic.com
Wed Oct 20 20:17:18 UTC 2010
On 10/20/2010 06:50 PM, Niels Mayer wrote:
> 2010/10/20 Jörn Nettingsmeier<nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de>:
>> what irritates me is that this one advertises 16x16 firewire support
>> (whatever that means), and when i used the onyx last, i'd see 18 ins but
>> only two outs. so i guess there are different firewire interfaces out there,
>> which means my remark should be taken with a grain of salt.
> 1640i boasts "Full 16x16 FireWire channel streaming for ultimate DAW
> 820i: "8x2 FireWire routing, including aux sends and pre/post EQ
> assignment for all channels"
> 1220i: "16x2 FireWire routing for simultaneous streaming of aux sends
> and pre/post EQ assignment for all channels...
> Stereo playback from DAW, returned to control room or into channel for
> integration into mix"
> 1620i: "16x2 FireWire routing, including aux sends and pre/post EQ
> assignment for all channels ...
> 4 aux sends with pre/post assignment"
>> i'll get the precise model number and maybe some firewire id and vendor data
>> when i get the chance (the mixer in question is owned by a friend).
> It's not like I'm going to buy one anytime soon. Especially ever since
> I found out I could only get the features that had me interested in
> the platform with a very large and expensive 1640i -- I'd hoped the
> feature would have been in the 820i as well -- then you could easily
> use it as a DJ mixer, or for live-sound with at least a x4 return (x2
> for mains, x2 for headphone). These days, independent of whether
> you're DJing, you still need "DJ style headphone monitoring" for
> computer music performance, so I am quite disappointed that mackie
> decided that "Stereo playback from DAW, returned to control room or
> into channel for integration into mix" is all you need. The 820i ought
> to be an 8x8, with 4 ins, 4 send/returns, 2 busses, and 4 assignable
> bus-output returns.... then it would be very interesting!
> -- Niels
Afaik none of the Onyx-i series work with FFADO.
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