[Ardour-Users] icon qcon pro with ardour on linux?

Jörn Nettingsmeier nettings at stackingdwarves.net
Tue Dec 11 13:32:42 PST 2012

On 12/11/2012 10:27 PM, Joe Hartley wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 22:12:42 +0100
> Jörn Nettingsmeier <nettings at stackingdwarves.net> wrote:
>> my beady little eyes just spied this:
>> http://www.thomann.de/de/icon_qcon_pro.htm
> Ohhh that looks nice!
>> 9 motorfaders with (there is a god) touch sensitivity, and very
>> affordable 8-channel extensions.
> I've been very productive with my Behringer BCF2000 with Ardour since
> for me mixing is such a tactile thing.  Using a mouse doesn't always cut
> it!

yeah, i've been using that one, too, but the lack of touch sensitivity 
makes it unusable for editing automation...

and the motors make a horrible ruckus which makes it very embarrassing 
to use live.

i wonder how good the icon motors are.

>> said to support mackie hui, and has a usb port. now if this thing is a
>> class-compliant midi device, there would be a good chance of using it
>> with ardour, right?
> Sounds like it should work with a minimum of configuration.
>> has anyone laid their hands on one yet? it's so much cheaper than a
>> nucleus or hui or any of the (shudder) euphonix stuff with its horrible
>> ethernet driver...
> It's out of my price range at the moment, sadly.  I wonder if they'd
> consider a test unit for a review??  **goes off to sharpen his pencils**

if they send you a review specimen, i'll buy the paper with the review :)

Jörn Nettingsmeier
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