[LAU] Mixers and Free Software (was Open Sound Control: Is it still a thing?)

Bill Purvis bill at billp.org
Sat May 1 13:43:41 CEST 2021

On 01/05/2021 11:07, Will Godfrey wrote:
> On Sat, 01 May 2021 11:49:40 +0200
> David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org> wrote:
>> "David W. Jones" <gnome at hawaii.rr.com> writes:
>>>> On April 30, 2021 4:48:15 PM HST, Bob van der Poel <bob at mellowood.ca> wrote:
>>>>> Is that why it's called a "digital" mixer? In my books, no knobs means
>>>>> no
>>>>> sale. Mind you, the knobs are usually the first thing to give you
>>>>> problems,
>>>>> so maybe it makes sense?
>>> According to pictures I saw, it has knobs and sliders.
>> Behringer has a rather mixed reputation, but their BCF2000 Midi
>> controllers with motor sliders (no audio circuitry...) are still quite
>> sought after.
> I have a BCF2000, it's proved to be very reliable. Also you can set it up with
> the control knobs themselves, so although it's a bit involved, unlike a lot
> of other kit these days it is NOT tied to software.
I look after a Behringer X32-Rack, which has no knobs, and is therefore 
a digital
mixer. Seems reliable, does all we want, easy to set up and operate, 
also 16 remote inputs
via a SD16 stage box, with 8 remote outputs (though we only ever use 2 
as foldbacks.


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