[PD] [OT] choice of sound cards for 16 output channels
jaime.oliver2 at gmail.com
Sat May 7 21:35:56 CEST 2016
Do you have the UFX working properly in Ubuntu?
Are you able to control the hardware from there? like setting the gain or compressor or phantom power for a mic for example?
> On May 7, 2?016, at 6:48 AM, Derek Kwan <derek.x.kwan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> With the following configuration :
>> Ubuntu 16.04
>> I need to find a solution to send sounds on 16 different speakers.
>> What is your advice regarding the purchase of USB sound cards under
>> Linux with this configuration ? For you, which sound cards are more
>> willing to do this job ?
> I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and I have an RME UCX that I pretty much love.
> It's got 8 analog outs built into the device (well, 7 and 8 are mashed
> together in the form of a stereo quarter inch out) but then you get 8
> more with ADAT and 2 with SPDIF. The UCX has a big brother UFX that has
> even more outs. I use my UCX with the JACK Audio Connection Kit and then
> use Pure Data (or SuperCollider, or Ardour, or Audacity, or,.. pretty
> much anything) to talk to JACK. JACK is basically a middle man between
> your soundcard and everything else and it works great.
> Well, pretty much all you need is a class compliant audio interface so
> be on the lookout for those. Unfortunately, audio interface companies
> don't like to make drivers for Linux but with the interface being class
> compliant, that doesn't matter.I think it was mentioned earlier that the
> Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 is an option. There's a handful of them out
> there.. hope this helps!
> Derek Kwan
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