Re: [LAU] Good audio interface for GNU/Linux?

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To: tizo <tizone@...>
Cc: linux-audio-user <linux-audio-user@...>
Date: Monday, December 12, 2011 - 3:54 am

> Hi there,

You can do 6 channel output over usb but multi input and output gets
constrained pretty quick. Not many people have taken the plunge and bought
untested usb-2.0 hardware specifically for Linux recently.

You might find it better to use multiple laptops synced via netjack.

You can also use multiple soundcards but that is not so easy to work with
over usb and you won't get sample accurate sync. It would probably be fine
for basic recording and playback if you sent the input through different
usb busses. It would depend on how may usb busses are available on your
computer. You could get an additional usb->pci card to extend the amount
of busses.

Otherwise get a hammerfall or delta10/10 and be done with it. They are
well tested and have proven stability. You may be able to pick one up
cheaply second hand.

Cheers

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Patrick Shirkey
Boost Hardware Ltd
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[LAU] Good audio interface for GNU/Linux?, tizo, (Mon Dec 12, 3:31 am)
Re: [LAU] Good audio interface for GNU/Linux?, Patrick Shirkey, (Mon Dec 12, 3:54 am)
Re: [LAU] Good audio interface for GNU/Linux?, Al Thompson, (Mon Dec 12, 4:02 am)
Re: [LAU] Good audio interface for GNU/Linux?, Al Thompson, (Tue Dec 13, 3:49 am)
Re: [LAU] Good audio interface for GNU/Linux?, Patrick Shirkey, (Mon Dec 12, 5:16 am)
Re: [LAU] Good audio interface for GNU/Linux?, tizo, (Mon Dec 12, 11:44 pm)