[PlanetCCRMA] soundblaster live resampling?

wayne mrgirmm@radioactivecatfish.com
Thu Feb 10 08:45:02 2005

thanks to mark and crispin for the info and advice: always appreciated.. 
now that i understand more about the card, time to get it to work ;) ....

thanks, wayne

----- Original Message -----
> On Wed, 9 Feb 2005 16:38:50 -0600 (CST), wayne
> <mrgirmm@radioactivecatfish.com> wrote:
>> hey mark,
>>   thanks a lot for the info...  im hoping the card only outputs in
>> 48khz,
>> and records at 44khz, im guessing that will make things easier..
> Nope, won't really work. You need to playback and record at the same
> frequency or you'll have resampling while you're working. On your card
> you are just going to work 100% in 48K and do a resampple when you
> burn a CD. Pretty typical of a few SB and Intel cards. Many cards
> change frequency with no problems.
>> ...  just a quick followup: do many cards support changing frequencies,
>> or
>> is that just a high end feature?  im wondering if the sblive is past its
>> prime and i should upgrade to something better...
> I'm sure it's past it's prime but I think you should use it for a
> month or two and see what sort of headway you make with it. The flaws
> are not life threatening. They are more like serious limitations.
> Update to a better card when you know what you want, such as number of
> channels, etc. I have a 26 channel card. There are good 16 channel, 10
> channel, 6, 4 and 2 channel cards out there at various price points.
> Consider 96KHz or even 192KHz if you are really serious.
> Take a little time and study how you are going to use it before you
> drop some bucks o the wrong unit. Just my 2 cents having dropped far
> too many bucks of my own... ;-)
> - Mark