Svend-Erik Kjær Madsen sv-e at sv-e.dk
Wed Sep 22 10:09:41 UTC 2010

Den 22-09-2010 06:13, Alex Tinsley skrev:
>  Might be better to contact PreSonus first and ask them if it's BeBop 
> and or FFADO to see if it might work before dropping your hard earned 
> money on it.
> Also make sure that you do all the firmware updates on the VSR-880's 
> from the Roland website so that when you do connect an RPC/R-BUS 
> interface up to it, that it will properly see the connection. Older 
> firmware will either not see anything or only one port.
> Other I/O that work with the R-Bus interface:
> Roland RPC-1 PCI Card
> Edirol DA-2496 PCI Card
> M-Audio Delta R-BUS (this is the Envy24 chip which is already 
> supported by ALSA), only thing is you'd have to get two of them and 
> daisy chain them to get the 16 channels. Cards would sync via external 
> SPDIF (out of one into the other).
> Another option would be to get an R-BUS to ADAT converter, Roland made 
> these, DIF-AT or DIF-AT24 (little black boxes), look on ebay. Then you 
> can go into a sound card or 1394 interface that supports multiple ADAT 
> input ports.
> On 9/21/2010 7:13 PM, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
>> On 09/21/2010 07:34 PM, Svend-Erik Kjær Madsen wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> I just bought a pair of two older Roland VSR-880 to record my band
>>> during rehearse , I'm gonna use it with an analog mixer, but I would be
>>> pleased to be able to feed Ardour with some of the recordings too, but
>>> the only way to do it digital is through the R-bus which is a Roland
>>> thing, but i found this device
>>> http://www.thomann.de/gb/presonus_vfire.htm and wonder if anyone here
>>> succeeded to install the device on Linux ?
>>> Maybe I used the wrong keywords but I can't find anything about it on
>>> Google.
>> if you can find out whether it uses a DICE or BEBOP chip, then 
>> there's a chance it might run with ffado.
>> i didn't say this, but you can always order the thing, fiddle away 
>> for a week and then return it in "as-new" condition with a full refund.
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Hi and thanks so far

M-Audio Delta R-BUS, on which M-Audio card ?

Can't find a specific R-BUS card from M-Audio :)


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