[Ardour-Users] need advice for soundcard
nettings at stackingdwarves.net
Sat Feb 27 06:42:28 PST 2010
On 02/27/2010 12:57 PM, fred wrote:
> Hi list,
> I'm planning to buy a good soundcard and like to have your opinions, if
> you please.
> The goal is to have 2 in, 2 out, MIDI, and maybe digital coax plugs.
> Full duplex, integrated DSP, ASIO2, latency "zero", 24bits/96kHz ability
> have to be there.
> Choice from now is M-audio Delta audiophile 2496, but your suggestions
> are really welcome !!
> Oh, forget to say it have to run under Linux ;-)
forget about "integrated dsp" AND "runs under linux". these two are
mutually exclusive, and i'm sure paul is already warming up for the
native processing rant :-D
asio is not relevant to linux. zero latency just means hardware
monitoring. the major problem is the low number of channels you want :)
i guess you're on the right track with m-audio, but do check with the
alsa project for support before you buy.
with such low i/o counts, a USB1 class-compliant device might also be an
affordable and flexible option.
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