[PlanetCCRMA] laptop audio interface suggestions
peter at createdigitalmedia.net
Sun Jan 31 22:23:22 PST 2010
I wonder what the hold-up is with Fireface UC drivers for Linux. Is
there a reason USB2 is missing?
I know USB2 performance has long since met or exceeded FireWire, once
people got used to writing the drivers.
I will say, RME has by far the best rep when it comes to audio
performance on Linux, and they're some of the best interfaces out
there, period. I just wish I could buy one for myself. :)
On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 1:20 AM, francis keyes <fkeymo at gmail.com> wrote:
> What do you do with that RME Digiface thing? It looks cool but has no
> analogue inputs that I can see. The Fireface UC looks good but again, its
> USB 2.0. Maybe the Multiface could do the trick for me...
> On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 3:18 PM, David Nielson <naptastic at comcast.net>
>> On 01/31/2010 08:09 AM, francis keyes wrote:
>> > I'm really surprised that not one high-end (portable) interface
>> > manufacturer has bothered to support Linux. Someone could make a
>> > million dollars here!!
>> > Just to clarify, is anyone on this list using a laptop to record audio
>> > (preferably 4 channels) at 24 bits, 96 KHz? Firewire, USB, CardBus or
>> > whatever...
>> I am extremely, extremely happy with my RME Digiface + Expresscard
>> interface. It literally works Out Of The Box with Linux. You just need
>> the alsa tools package for the HDSP mixer and configuration tool, and
>> you are set.
>> The bad news is that it's really expensive. Face it folks: recording
>> equipment costs money. Ardour is free (or cheap) but the hardware still
>> costs money.
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