[ardour-users] 48 channels on ardour

Christian Schumann schumann at physik.uni-kl.de
Tue Jul 17 07:23:47 PDT 2007

On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 11:20:40AM -0300, cristiano scabello wrote:
>    hi, a friend from rio de janeiro is looking for an equipement to record
>    and mix 48 channels of live performances with ardour, and he ask me some
>    that I couldn't answer.
>    does ardour support 48 channels?
Yes it does.

>    does anyone tried it yet?
I did, but in batches of 24 tracks, because my hardware only supports
26-track input.

>    which soundcard interface should work in this case?
>    the system works well with more than one soundcard (like five m-audio
>    delta1010 in one machine?) does it make any sense?
I don't know if you do yourself a favour with ganging so many cards
together. For something this big I'd have a look into the RME MADI


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