Re: [LAU] Do USB DACs use a buffer?

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Date: Sunday, July 17, 2011 - 8:55 pm

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On Sunday 17 July 2011 18:57:59 Grant wrote:

=46irst, usb is a packet based transport where (additionally) multiple devi=
ces=20
have to share the transmission time. So there will be buffers.
Second, the dsp in the device will probably talk to the adc/dac via a seria=
l=20
connection (probably i2s) so there have to be buffers again.

And the pc is not made for continous stream processing but also uses blocks=
of=20
audio. So there are buffers there as well.

Have fun,

Arnold

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[LAU] Do USB DACs use a buffer?, Grant, (Sun Jul 17, 4:58 pm)
Re: [LAU] Do USB DACs use a buffer?, Arnold Krille, (Sun Jul 17, 8:55 pm)
Re: [LAU] Do USB DACs use a buffer?, Fons Adriaensen, (Sun Jul 17, 5:52 pm)
Re: [LAU] Do USB DACs use a buffer?, Grant, (Sun Jul 17, 6:43 pm)