On Sun, 8 Nov 2009 16:53:31 +0100 (CET)
email@example.com (Karl Hammar) wrote:
My project was relatively slow speed. RS232 wouldn't begin to come close
enough for even 1 channel :(
The FTDI chip would just about manage one channel, but I don't know how
you'd convince the host computer that such high baud fake serial is
> Shall I interpret your answer as the main hurdle is not to convert
Indeed. the conversion itself just requires a very stable clock signal
and an accurate ADC for every input and DAC for every output - well
that's the theory :).
Getting that lot into the computer - now that's the art! I'm not aware
of any open designs, even for a pretty basic sound card, which must
tell its own story.
> Would a network connection solve that problem?
Ethernet looks interesting, and I know there is stuff out there, but
have no idea what latency and timing issues there may be. I would
imagine syncing multiple 'drops' to a stable clock might be problematic.
If you're just multicasting an audio stream neither of these is
I could be quite wrong about most of this - it has been known to
Will J Godfrey
Say you have a poem and I have a tune.
Exchange them and we can both have a poem, a tune, and a song.
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