[LAU] OT small usb interface (1in 2out)

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Fri Apr 27 06:59:02 UTC 2012

I'm sure the experts replied, but if you have multiple audio devices, I 
think you need some way to sync their clocks. Don't know how you'd do 
that with USB.

On 04/26/2012 07:54 PM, Kees van Veen wrote:
> Hi,
> Maybe a silly off-topic question, but how would, say, 4 ART Usb devices
> connected (and 'jack'ed with alsa_in or zita_ajbridge) compare to 1
> (firewire?) device with 8 XLR inputs ? Is having multiple USB devices
> for audio a good idea on Linux (or in general) ?
> Thanks,
> Kees
> plutek wrote:
>> From: yvan volochine<yvan.sc at googlemail.com>
>> Subject: [LAU] small usb interface (1in 2out)
>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:35:00 +0200
>>> hi,
>>> sorry to post YAThread about usb interfaces but I need a small usb one
>>> with 1 in and 2 out (basically a mic and a loud stereo out).
>>> I have seen the 2 following ones and I wonder if you guys and girls
>>> could give me some wise advices about them (or any other tip really):
>>> - esi ugm96:
>>> www.esi-audio.com/products/ugm96/
>>> the output seem weird, there's a line-out and a headphone
>>> out. wondering if there's any difference between the 2 (i.e. can I use
>>> both as mono-out?).
>>> pros: very small, +20v for mic input
>>> cons: no level control, wondering about outputs..
>>> - m-audio fast track usb:
>>> http://www.m-audio.com/products/en_us/FastTrack.html
>>> pros: input/output levels, cheap
>>> cons: RCA output (bouh)
>> hi yvan!
>> i don't know about those devices, but i just purchased an ART USB Dual
>> Tube Pre and am very happy with it. works ootb as a class-compliant
>> USB device, with no drivers or firmware required.
>> http://artproaudio.com/art_products/signal_processing/usb_audio_devices/product/usbdualtubepre/
>> i believe it meets your requirements (and more) -- here in Canada, the
>> street price is about CDN$155.
>> cheers!
>> .pltk.

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