[LAU] PRESONUS V-FIRE on Linux ?
cvtrig at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 08:36:49 UTC 2010
On 9/22/2010 3:09 AM, Svend-Erik Kjær Madsen wrote:
> 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:
>>>> 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
>>> 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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It was called the Delta R-Bus. It didn't sell for very long right
alongside the T-DIF card that they put out. It was taken off of their
site a while ago, the manual is still up there though, if you want more
info on the card, do a google search for 'delta rbus'
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