[ardour-dev] Live Mixdown

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Thu Jan 12 05:35:55 PST 2006

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stefan de Konink" <skinkie at xs4all.nl>
To: "Wolfgang Woehl" <tito at rumford.de>
Cc: <ardour-dev at lists.ardour.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2006 8:18 AM
Subject: Re: [ardour-dev] Live Mixdown

> On Thu, 12 Jan 2006, Wolfgang Woehl wrote:
>> How do live engineers do it?
> Long XLR cables / Mulicable, longest distance I personally did was 100m,
> then multitrack recording, with a SB Live at that time, nuff said. The
> only thing that was bad, the bands own wireless-mic that did a groundloop.
> Since I only did the recording not the actual mix we applyed a filter
> afterwards on the specific band.
> If someone really wants to do network stuff I would advice FreeNX.
> Currently I'm building an online speech tagger (with audio). Works way
> better than VNC (and the 'native' X networking stuff, you don't want your
> app to stop if someone pulls the plug).
> Stefan de Konink

Long cables = bad.  Short cables = good.

FreeNX looks good too.  Willl look on them more tomorrow but I have to say 
VNC has always been slow and I never bothered to ask why.  It's nice to see 
an alternative.

Thanks Stefan, for the reference.


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