[PD] problems with pd and soundcard hercules 16 12 FW

Derek Holzer derek at umatic.nl
Sun Aug 24 02:05:50 CEST 2008

Hi Carlo,

try choosing the same number of inputs and outputs (12 in/12 out). For 
some reason, PD can have trouble using mismatched channels on some systems.


Carlo Benzi wrote:
> Dear members of the pd-mailing list,
> I'd like to tell you about the following problem. I have a Hercules 16 
> 12 FW-Soundcard. It works well with Max/MSP (Win and Mac OSX).When I use 
> pd (with the audio drivers MMIO) I can use only 2 inputs and 2 outputs 
> (with Max/MSP on the same computers I can use all the 16 inputs and the 
> 12 outputs). When I choose the Asio drivers from the menu Media/ASIO 
> (via portaudio) pd freezes and I have to force the exit from the program 
> by the task manager of Windows.
> What shoud I do in order to use all the channels of the Soundcard?
> Thanks for your kind attention!
> Best greetings
> Carlo

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