[LAU] Motu M64 Madi interface (not) class compliant?

Peter P. peterparker at fastmail.com
Sat Mar 13 09:30:08 CET 2021

* Joe Hartley <jh at brainiac.com> [2021-03-12 23:05]:
> On Fri, 12 Mar 2021 22:25:48 +0100
> "Peter P." <peterparker at fastmail.com> wrote:
> > In my perception RME cards were the most decent cards under Linux until
> > they started their fireface series. Until then pci, pcie, cardbus and
> > expresscards allowed linux use of everything up to their madiface (yes,
> > with full 64 I/O).
>      ** snip **
> > For now I feel that the best way is to go for USB class compliant interfaces
> > that have no on board mixer of FX. 
> I've been very happy with my RME Babyface Pro in CC mode with Linux.
> Maybe I'm missing out not having its onboard FX, but it doesn't feel that
> way.  I really don't mind not having the TotalMix software.  I do everything
> I need to either with JACK/Mixbus tools or the onboard mix/routing functions.
> It's a level of CC usability I'd love to see in other interface makers.
Of course! I am currently looking at interfaces with more than 16
channels. Glad to hear it works for you! I am sure there are many
interfaces with about 12 I/O that do work well in CC mode, as for
example the Behringer umc1820.


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