[LAU] Marian Trace Out 8/16?

Len Ovens len at ovenwerks.net
Fri Jan 18 01:53:44 UTC 2013

On Thu, January 17, 2013 1:52 pm, Marije Baalman wrote:
> Hiho,
> has anyone tried the Marian Trace Out 8/16 soundcard on Linux?
> http://www.marian.de/en/products/trace_out_816

You realize this is outputs only? No inputs at all.
> In the ALSA sound card matrix I see the Trace D4 supported, but I don't
> know how similar these cards are...

It would be a try it and see. In general though, most internal interfaces
are already pretty good sound wise and a lot offer 7.1 sound. What are you
expecting this card to do for you that an internal card would not? Are you
doing digital crossovers? (The only thing I can think of for so many

The D4 looks completely different in function and I would also point out
that the supplied drivers for the D4 include OSX as well as Win but the
8/16 is win only. Doesn't sound like the same driver works for both.

Len Ovens

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