[LAU] linux compatible USB Audio Interface
Victor A. Stoichita
vicsto at gmail.com
Thu Aug 8 18:59:36 UTC 2013
On 8 August 2013 00:51, Danni Coy <danni.coy at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
Interesting! I'm also loking for a USB 2 interface and the KA6 seems to
fit my needs. It is advertised as being capable of very low latencies. Did
you have any experience of this on linux ?
> 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.
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