[Ardour-Users] suitable multi-channel recording card?
glarblblarbl at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 13:13:40 PST 2009
I've had good luck with the Presonus FP10 firewire I/O, it's 8/8
analog with an insert on ch 1&2 and spdif i/o as well -- runs up to
96kHz/24b. IIRC it's running for about $300-$400 right now.
On Dec 17, 2009, at 12:48 PM, Hein Zelle wrote:
> Dear Ardour users,
> I hope you don't mind me posting this here, I'll also subscribe to
> alsa and linux-audio lists to give it a go. I'm looking for a new or
> second hand sound card that can do multi-channel analog recording for
> my band, using linux and ardour. Preferably 6 channels or more
> simultaneously (analog), 4 will do if we really have to.
> I'm trying very hard to find suitable cards, but not finding much
> apart from hammerfall and maudio 44/66/1010(lt). Is that really all
> of the suitable candidates? I understood (but would like to stand
> corrected) that USB is perhaps not the best choice for 6 channel
> simultaneous input. The alsa sound card matrix has too little
> information to be of much help.
> Of course our budget is small, so the maudio 1010lt looks tempting, or
> a second-hand 1010 for roughly the same price. All the firewire cards
> I've looked at so far (especially maudio) don't seem to have good
> linux support. If a good and affordable external firewire solution
> were available, I'd be very much in favour of it.
> Suggestions for sound cards (or similar solutions) that will allow 6
> channel analong recording and will definitely work with Ardour are
> very very welcome!
> Kind regards,
> Hein Zelle
> Hein Zelle hein at icce.rug.nl
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