Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] Thing ~ creative labs Audigy 2 ZS Platinum pro external
From: Jan Depner (eviltwin69_AT_cableone.net)
Date: Thu Jul 01 2004 - 15:19:16 EEST
M-Audio's PCI cards are probably the best supported cards in Linux
(along with the Hammerfall cards).
On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 02:34, thing wrote:
> I was considering the m-audio stuff, but Im not so sure on its
> compatibility in Linux. I did post in here and got few replies. Most of
> my searches on google seemed to show poor compatibility and major work
> to get going, I dont need or want that. While controlling the clock
> might be important to "real" musicians for me, well I dont even know
> what it is.....What I do want at this stage is a good recording.
> Malcolm Baldridge wrote:
> >>unless someone can advise of something more suitable?
> >Unless I am mistaken, most of the Creative Labs stuff is pretty substandard
> >since they don't allow genuine controls over the word clock for the audio
> >playback/sampling rates.
> >I remember seeing a website test report on the Audigy cards and it revealed
> >tell-tale noise at anything but 48KHz playback/recording.
> >If you're willing to spend that kind of money on an Audigy Platinum, may I
> >suggest you consider the Audiophile 2496 made by M-Audio. Or the Revolution
> >They are clean cards, and offer genuine multi-rate controls with good
> >quality. You can find independent audio evaluations online.
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