[LAU] ADAT support with Presonus FireStudio Live interface?

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Sun Jul 11 19:15:02 CEST 2021

Bent Bisballe Nyeng <deva at aasimon.org> writes:

> Hello
> I have two Presonus FireStudio Live firewire interfaces working in
> daisy-chain mode for a total of 16 channel pre-amped inputs and they
> are working great :-)
> I am however sometimes running short on channels and thought it might
> be worth looking into adding a cheaper interface, such as the
> Behringer ADA8200 Ultragain, and hook that up to one the the Presonus
> interfaces through ADAT to ensure full sample synchronization.
> I have not been able find anything information on how/if this kind of
> setup would work on linux and the ffado website seem particularly
> sparse with information these days.
> Does anybody have a similar setup and can share some insights into
> what works and what doesn't - then it would be much appreciated :-)
> In particular I would be interested to know how/if the extra channel
> from the ADAT interface would show up in jack?

Aren't they showing up in Jack already?  With the interfaces I use, the
channel assignments are fixed even without ADAT synchronisation.  The
numbers may differ when switching between 48kHz and 96kHz though since
then channels are getting bundled.  The ADA8200 probably would not do

David Kastrup

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