[PlanetCCRMA] Audiuphile 192 and others

Mark Knecht markknecht@gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 09:50:02 2005

On 11/15/05, Frode Petersen <fropeter@online.no> wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm about to buy an audio interface. The ones I have considered are the
> MAudio Audiophile 192 or the ESI Juli@, but I can't get a clear
> impression of the linux support for these cards. Both cards, and
> MAudio's Revolution 7.1 use the ICE1724 (Envy24HT) chipset.
> While the Juli@'s entry in the ALSA card list says that no driver is
> written yet, the Audiophile 192 isn't on the list, and the Revolution
> 7.1 is marked as functioning under ALSA, if I understand the entry
> correctly.
> Does anyone know the status of driver development for the Juli@ and the
> Audiophile 192. If it was around the corner, I could probably wait for
> it. If not, suggestions as to what to buy would be welcome.
> Would either of these cards be a good choice? (Experiences?)
> If I could get an Echo Layla 24 (2nd hand) instead, would that be a
> better choice regarding linux support and audio quality?
> Thanks,
> Frode

I have a recollection that Jack does not yet handle 192KHz. Possibly
that's been addressed by now but I'm sure it was true for a while.

Check it out before you buy if that's important to you.

Good luck,