[RDD] Fwd: What reliable ALSA cards are you using?

Morten Krarup Nielsen mortenkn at gmail.com
Tue Jan 7 03:49:03 EST 2014


Are the Echo cards plug and play on Linux, as I've experienced the Delta
cards are? Last time I've tried Echo I had no luck.


2014/1/6 Alessio Elmi <alessio_elmi at hotmail.com>

> Echo as well could be an option. Something like Layla 24/96 (PCI) would
> really be deal (2nd hand, around 100€ or less in here).
>
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> 2014/1/6 Robert Jeffares <jeffares.robert at gmail.com>
>
>> I have M-Audio cards in 4 machines and a permanent search on ebay and the
>> local trademe site.
>>
>> Thousands of these cards were sold to home recording enthusiasts who have
>> moved on for various reasons, and they generally don't get a lot of
>> attention so prices are low.
>>
>> They work with alsa, record and play, but you do have to remember to set
>> 44100 because they default to 48,000.
>>
>>
>> M-Audio 2496 has RCA In and Out and needs an external boost by about 20DB
>> and they work in high RF locations [ 3 AM Tx]
>>
>> The 44 have balanced out but still need 20db to follow.
>>
>> Well worth the effort.
>>
>> Robert Jeffares
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>> On 07/01/14 08:16, Alan Smith wrote:
>>
>>> WOW, I have NOT been paying attention.
>>> The MAudio recommendations are great, but are they even in production
>>> anymore?  kind of scarce.
>>>
>>> It doing some "catch up" web research, did the sound card market just up
>>> and die?  There isn't much available like there used to be.
>>>
>>> I'm not *opposed* to USB solutions, but have been bit in the past with
>>> 24/7/365 operation reliability issues of USB devices, but maybe that is a
>>> thing of the past...
>>>
>>> It seems to me there is a hole in the market for something more flexible
>>> than on-board, yet not as expensive as ASI.  M-Audio was the perfect fit
>>> for this market, but do they even make anything besides headphones
>>> now-a-days?
>>>
>>> -Alan
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