[ardour-users] Potential user Ardour questions

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Sat Mar 20 10:18:57 PST 2004

On Sat, 2004-03-20 at 11:48, Josh Karnes wrote:
> Jesse Chappell wrote:
> > Everyone is always focused on low latency, when it really isn't
> > what everyone needs....  ignore me if you have good reasons for
> > wanting it.  This was just a public service announcement :)
> Well, the need for low latency for me is just in case there is no near-zero
> latency way of monitoring incoming tracks.  Remember, I'm trying to do this
> WITHOUT a hardware mixer.  So, if with the Delta 1010 I can make use of the
> 1010's built in "direct monitoring" feature, and Ardour supports latency
> compensation (which I believe it does), then it's not an issue.

	All of the envy24 chipset cards will do this and Ardour does do a good
job of compensating.  I crank my sample size up to 2048.  I don't use a
hardware mixer either (although I do use a couple of tube mic preamps
and a tube compressor).

> The VST thing is the kicker for me, I think, since I am highly addicted to a
> Windows-VST compressor plugin.  However, this plugin is said to work with the
> wine & vstserver implementation.

	You might want to try Steve Harris' SC4 LADSPA plugin.


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