[LAU] What 16chan sound card
poeticintensity at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 20:20:25 UTC 2012
Correct me if I'm wrong, but RME Firewire products have no plans to ever be
supported under Linux. (which is a shame because their PCI products are
super compatible. I use the RME Raydat interface every day, and I love it.)
On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 12:02 PM, Kaza Kore <dj_kaza at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2012 18:13:40 +1000
> > From: lsd at wootangent.net
> > To: linux-audio-user at lists.linuxaudio.org
> > Subject: Re: [LAU] What 16chan sound card
> > On 5/04/12 3:14 AM, Al Thompson wrote:
> > > On 04/04/2012 12:57 PM, S. Massy wrote:
> > >> On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 12:05:48PM -0400, Al Thompson wrote:
> > >>> I don't know of a 16x4 USB device right off hand.
> > >> Is that even possible? Even with USB 2.0, which might have shaky linux
> > >> support anyway... Possibly he should investigate other alternatives?
> > >
> > > Good question. I've been doing a little research, and it's difficult to
> > > find something that meets his criteria. Most things that say they are
> > > "16 channel" apparently are using Mackie Math when they add them up,
> > > others that provide USB 2.0 connectivity never claim to be able to
> > > handle 16 channels simultaneously through USB.
> > It should be perfectly possible to do this over USB 2.0; I'm just not
> > sure you'll find a device to do it that's supported under Linux. There
> > are definitely Firewire devices that'll do it, though: I know my Saffire
> > PRO40 can do it (it has 8 analog inputs, and an ADAT port that's good
> > for 8 more), and I'm sure there are other devices that can do the same.
> > Thanks
> > Leigh
> What about the RME UCX and related cards? Doesn't provide the mic channels
> but I thought it was meant to operate fully on USB.
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