[ardour-users] Ardour on mac or linux

Peter Hagen peter at wingsofdeath.nu
Wed Mar 21 07:09:49 PDT 2007

Thanks. I know the machine can handle it. But the issue is the hardware 
to get enough channels. So, you have 2x a pci card for the m-audio 1010 
installed? and they are connected with a clock thing? And alsa is 
configured to use it as one?


Doug McLain schreef:
> Nothing against getting a mac of course, but I just wanted to let you 
> know that the machine you have is plenty capable 16 tracks+.  I run an 
> AMD 2400+ with a single 80GB PATA hard drive and record 11-16 tracks at 
> a time, usually for up to an hour or more in one shot.  I use 2 M-Audio 
> Delta 1010LT's together to get 16 analog inputs, which works quite well 
> for me.
> Doug
> Peter Hagen wrote:
>> Hi there
>> My compliments about the new Ardour 2 beta! It looks brilliant and 
>> runs really nice on my Ubuntu machine. Currently I have a Terratec 
>> ews-88 card which works great, but has only 8 inputs. And I really 
>> would like to go to at least 12 inputs. Iwan (also on this list) told 
>> me he uses a mac which has some advantages with using hardware like 
>> FireWire (because of the drivers). So, I'm thinking of getting a mac 
>> next to my PC. But can anyone tell what kind of mac I should get for 
>> this. I now have a AMD 3100+ running which is pretty fast and I would 
>> like to record 12 (or maybe 16) tracks at ones. Any suggestions? Or 
>> maybe any suggestions for the audio hardware?
>> Greetings
>> Peter
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