[PlanetCCRMA] Tascam 428

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Wed Aug 17 17:04:01 2005

On Wed, 2005-08-17 at 14:40, Eric Princen wrote:
> Has anyone had any luck with this device (FC4)? I've done a TON of web
> searches and so far I haven't had much luck. I can get the USB LED to
> come on, but using it for playback, capture, or MIDI isn't yet an
> option. I'm currently using Cubase in XP in my studio until I can get
> this figured out. Since the 428 doesn't have motorized faders (for that
> fairly useless move-once, never-touch-again mastering technique,) it
> wouldn't be a crime to go get a good PCI auto/MIDI card, but I really
> don't have the money for that right now. I'd rather use what I have.

I think the 428 should work but I've never tried one. What do you see in
/var/log/messages when you plug it in?

-- Fernando

> BTW, I've been using Linux since 93. I'm pretty good under the hood. I
> even have a bug fix in the kernel. :-) I'm thinking the support required
> for this device is either not mature or not well documented (or, in
> classic Linux device support fashion, both. :-)