[ardour-users] A decent sound card for Ardour
johne53 at tiscali.co.uk
Mon Dec 18 06:56:25 PST 2006
Thanks guys - just out of interest, do any of you ever need to lock to SMPTE
timecode (as opposed to MIDI timecode) ?
If so, what would you use to read the SMPTE timecode?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick Scheer" <nscheer at gmail.com>
To: <ardour-users at lists.ardour.org>
Sent: 18 December 2006 14:42
Subject: Re: [ardour-users] A decent sound card for Ardour
> Hi John,
> I actually doubt that very many people use the on-board "stock" sound
> hardware on their motherboards with Ardour, since the functionality and
> quality generally isn't up to snuff for that kind of work.
> I am currently using an M Audio Delta 66, and am happy with it. I would do
> little research and find a card that suits your particular needs, then
> verify that it is well-supported under Linux. The ALSA project website has
> soundcard matrix at http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-doc/ which I have
> found to be extremely useful for this purpose.
> On 12/18/06, John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
>> In the not-too-distant future I'm hoping to do some development work for
>> Ardour - so one of my first tasks was to get Linux up & running on my PC.
>> I'm entirely new to Linux and I must admit, I've been less than impressed
>> with its clunky and patchy method of installing drivers. Once things
>> they tend to work quite well - but getting them to work in the first
>> is a long and very arduous process.
>> The past 5 weeks have been hugely frustrating. Lots of my hardware (even
>> including my graphics card !! ) failed to work properly. But little by
>> little I've overcome the problems and got everything (almost) working.
>> However, I doubt that I'll be able to find a driver for my sound card -
>> Antex StudioCard - so a new sound card will have to be my next purchase.
>> I guess that most people are just using Ardour with the standard on-board
>> sound hardware (supplied with their motherboards). But are there any
>> end' cards I should be looking at? For example, multi-channel sound
>> or cards that support Dolby 5.1 / 7.1 etc? In theory, 5.1 is supported
>> my motherboard but I've never figured out where the outputs
>> are..!! Thanks.
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