[LAU] linux compatible USB Audio Interface

Danni Coy danni.coy at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 22:51:19 UTC 2013

the Komplete Audio 6 is plug and play on Linux. It 4 inputs though only two
have preamps and is bus powered. The bundled native instruments software
will run under wine as a windows VST which is a bonus.

On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 4:38 AM, James Stone <jamesmstone at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 3:42 PM, William Light <wrl at illest.net> wrote:
> > occhi,
> > any particular reason you want an interface with a separate power plug?
> > USB bus power will do most of what you want.
> >
> > personally, i currently have a focusrite scarlett 2i2, and the 2i4 may
> > suit your needs. the 2i2 is good, sounds fine, good latency.
> >
> I have a 2i4 - it only has 2 inputs though (as the name suggests). It
> is an excellent device overall, but I have been having some serious
> teething troubles with kernel releases over 3.5. I am providing bug
> reports to the kernel devs and these problems (not being able to start
> at low latencies, audio system locking up) seem to be slowly being
> addressed, but performance is not quite there yet for me, and I would
> suggest if you decided to get one of these devices, and are affected
> by these bugs, you might experience less pain using the earlier 3.5
> series kernels for now. I think that this problem is not just limited
> to the scarlett devices, and that other USB audio devices may be
> similarly affected. Also, I think these issues may also be
> USB-hardware (or BIOS?) dependent, so some people with the same kernel
> and audio device may not experience the same bugs.
> James
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