On Tue, 2012-01-03 at 12:00 +0000,
Regarding to MIDI jitter not only the MIDI device seems to be important.
It's the combination of the mobo, MIDI device and software settings.
Using e.g. HPET for the sequencer timer could improve this issue.
Regarding to Linux drivers for the MIDI device, Envy24 cards are
supported. Sometimes there's the need to do some editing to get audio
working, when pulseaudio is installed, but this has got no impact to
I own 2 TerraTec EWX 24/96 PCI cards for MIDI usage only + a card from
another vendor PCIe for MIDI and audio. The TerraTec cards have less
jitter and as mentioned before, pulseaudio isn't an issue for MIDI only.
I bought one of my TerraTec cards for less than 30.00 EUR at Ebay.
So +1 for Envy24 cards for MIDI only.
Happy new year to everyone!
FWIW I also own a Swissonic USB MIDI. On my machine jitter is that low,
that it "should" be inaudible. I anyway advice against USB devices.
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