[PlanetCCRMA] laptop audio interface suggestions

francis keyes fkeymo at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 22:20:20 PST 2010

What do you do with that RME Digiface thing?  It looks cool but has no
analogue inputs that I can see.  The Fireface UC looks good but again, its
USB 2.0.  Maybe the Multiface could do the trick for me...

On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 3:18 PM, David Nielson <naptastic at comcast.net>wrote:

> On 01/31/2010 08:09 AM, francis keyes wrote:
> > I'm really surprised that not one high-end (portable) interface
> > manufacturer has bothered to support Linux.  Someone could make a
> > million dollars here!!
> > Just to clarify, is anyone on this list using a laptop to record audio
> > (preferably 4 channels) at 24 bits, 96 KHz?  Firewire, USB, CardBus or
> > whatever...
> I am extremely, extremely happy with my RME Digiface + Expresscard
> interface. It literally works Out Of The Box with Linux. You just need
> the alsa tools package for the HDSP mixer and configuration tool, and
> you are set.
> The bad news is that it's really expensive. Face it folks: recording
> equipment costs money. Ardour is free (or cheap) but the hardware still
> costs money.
> David
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