On Tuesday 24 November 2009, Adrian Knoth wrote:
Yes, but without those of us to whom a hot soldering iron is just as valuable
a tool as the ubitiquous dual channel 100 mhz triggered, computerized scope
is (I have both, and know well how to use them), all your ideas are just
that, an abstraction that will wait for that hot soldering iron to bring it
to life. Only then will you know what it will take and can write the
>OTOH, as Gene has pointed out, a completely open source protocol
That is why the enthusiasm on my part. Barring under influence by the Apples
and Microsofts extant, a truly royalty free, available from off the shelf
parts, interface really should replace the rest of these wanna be bus's as
soon as the old stuff's limitations begin to be an artistic limit. That of
course depends on the state of the individual studio, with some input from
the tax and amortization schedules extant in that locale.
Given a level playing field, something we all know the Apples and M$'s of the
world abhor with all their considerable bank accounts and lawyers, this could
be a working reality in 5 years, and dominant in 10. And the state of audio
production would be considerably better off.
Of course I'm preaching to the choir, but one has to start someplace. The
more members the choir has, the louder they can sing. :)
>> One question tough. If you have ADAT, why go the longer way over an
Don't have the ADAT, so I cannot begin to answer that in a sensible way.
>I could then place multiple ADAT converters on the net, combine their
At what cost in ADAT capable boxes?
>Today, RockNet does this, all audio distribution networks do this, but
Eggzactly. Lowest common denominator.
>If I could save the MADI card and just plug the network cable into my
Thanks for pointing that out.
>But since I'm working for the networking chair at Jena University, let
I think this might be the beginnings of _that_ discussion.
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