[PlanetCCRMA] Re: USB2 Soundcard

Henk Jansen burley@zonnet.nl
Sat Aug 6 02:02:06 2005

Thanks for your response, looks promising. Does recording work with the
M-Audio MobilePre USB?


On Sat, 2005-08-06 at 00:50 +0000, Dave S wrote:
> Henk Jansen <henk.jansen1 <at> tno.nl> writes:
> Does anyone have ideas (or links to) as to what are good (and
> > affordable, under $200) linux supported USB2.0 stereo soundcards?
> > (multichannel is too much for now).
> > 
> > If it were for USB1.0 I would probably choose M-Audio Audiophile 2496
> > but that's USB1.1 only... Am I exaggerating USB2's advantage over
> > USB1's...?
> i just installed fedora core 4 and it saw my m-audio mobilepre usb just fine. 
> sound worked straight out of the box.  two weeks ago i was under the assumption
> that this device would absolutely never work under linux.  that's progress.  i
> bought my mobilepre for $100 on ebay.  the difference between 1.1 and 2.0 on a
> two channel device is inconsequential.  get an 8 channel device and you'll need
> 2.0 or firewire.
> now the issue for me is that from what i understand, i cannot go backwards in my
> kernel (ccrma low-latency) or my mobilepre will fail to work.  it's gotta be one
> of the newest kernels to get the usb audio devices to fly without tearing your
> hair out.
> good luck.
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