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whatever the device is, firewire or usb, make sure you're not going to have
to do a firmware download that is not well documented. unless of course you
are masochistic, then by all means, brick it!
On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 7:53 PM, Nicanor Garcia wrote:
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whatever the device is, firewire or usb, make sure you're not going to =
have to do a firmware download that is not well documented. unless of cours=
e you are masochistic, then by all means, brick it!
On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 7:53 PM, Nicanor Garcia <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Hello,I had the same worries that you have when I was going to buy =
an interface for my linux audio computer, so I may help you.Let me =
tell you that the 610 is meant to solve all the problems of the 410 in whic=
h it's based and which is mostly incompatible with any system, includin=
g Windows and Mac. And since M-Audio wont release give support for linux, I=
would take a chance with that interface.
Firewire interfaces are somewhat difficult to put to work in Linux, but=
if you take a look in ffado.rog you'll notice there are some that look=
very good that have similar characteristics and of the M-Audio 610:
Among others. The rest you can find here: http://www.ffado.org/?q=3Ddevicesup=
Check Focusrite which they have send to ffado directly so they can test=
them for compatibility and also is the company that makes pre-amps for Dig=
idesign of Pro-tools.I never tried this interfaces, but I'm sur=
e there are several users that can tell you about them in the list.
On the other hand, I decided to buy the M-Audio Fast Track Pro an USB i=
nterface that worked out of the box in linux. In my little knowledge, I'=
;ve heard that USB audio interfaces work better on linux.Anything e=
lse I can help you just write me.
Saludos from Colombia.Nicanor Garc=EDa O.
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