Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface

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To: Peter Crighton <petecrighton@...>
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Date: Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 1:40 am

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oops sorry the focusrite does not work, tried to get it going in linux but
it's a bust..... don't listen to the reps, atleast the ones in USA as they
don't really know what a driver is barely so to speak to class compliant or
linux needs is a waste of your time

thnx
ron
Indamixx

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 9:36 PM, Ronald Stewart w=
rote:

> fast track pre amps suck

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oops sorry the focusrite does not work, tried to get it going in linux=
but it's a bust..... don't listen to the reps, atleast the ones in=
USA as they don't really know what a driver is barely so to speak to c=
lass compliant or linux needs is a waste of your time

=A0
thnx
ron
Indamixx
On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 9:36 PM, Ronald Stewart =
<ronaldjst=
ewart@gmail.com
> wrote:

fast track pre amps suckroland or edirol ex 25 is your best bet...=
.lexicon omega is cheap and has four inputs (cool)I have mobile pre=
usb mkI (works great and has midi and phantom)
presonus works out the box too but they all break and have huge return=
issues at retailers
ex 25 is small and metal as well, my personal favorite cuz it is dj/ro=
ad ready and is built to take a hit.thnxronIndamixx

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 2:27 PM, Peter Crighton <petecrighton@googlemail.com> wrote:

I also really did want to buy th=
e Focusrite Saffire 6 USB, butunfortunately it does not seem to work. S=
ee these discussions:
http://goo.gl/lXzWehttp://goo.gl/fu0zr=
http://goo.gl/pHxfL
As far as my research goes, similar devices are:=96 Presonus Audiobox=96 M-Audio Fast Track Pro=96 M-Audio Mobile Pre MK II (it's in m=
y list, but I can't remember ifit works as flawlessly as the others=
)
=96 Lexicon Alpha/Lambda/Omega StudioThey are all selling for 100-2=
00=80 in Germany (apart from the LexiconAlpha, which is smaller and che=
aper).There is also the Roland (or Cakewalk or Edirol) UA-25(EX), which=

seems to be a favourite for many people, but it is discontinued anddisa=
ppeared out of the big German stores only some days ago.I am not de=
cided yet which device to buy. Is there one device, thathas clearly bet=
ter (or worse) quality than the others? Especially in
regard to the mic preamps? I heard only good of the Focusrite preamps,s=
o I'm quite sad that it does not work. (Looking at the FocusriteSaf=
fire Pro 40 as well, but I need a small USB device first for usewith my=
laptop.)
2011/9/14 Hartmut Noack <
zettberlin@linuxuse.de>:> Am 14.09.2011 13:0=
9, schrieb Jeremy Jongepier:>>>> On 09/14/2011 10:12 AM=
, Hartmut Noack wrote:

x-proof USB2-devices =A0for>>> say, less than 250,- ?>&=
gt;>> Hello Hartmut,>>>> Maybe this Wiki page=
could be helpful:
t;> nice page, looks very promising. :-)>>>>=
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[LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Aurélien Leblond, (Tue Sep 13, 7:02 pm)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Moshe Werner, (Tue Sep 13, 8:56 pm)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Hartmut Noack, (Wed Sep 14, 8:12 am)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Jeremy Jongepier, (Wed Sep 14, 11:09 am)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Hartmut Noack, (Wed Sep 14, 12:21 pm)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Peter Crighton, (Wed Sep 21, 6:27 pm)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Ronald Stewart, (Thu Sep 22, 1:36 am)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Jeremy Jongepier, (Thu Sep 22, 10:01 am)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Thomas Vecchione, (Thu Sep 22, 3:34 pm)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Thomas Vecchione, (Fri Sep 23, 10:56 am)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Thomas Vecchione, (Mon Sep 26, 10:54 am)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Ronald Stewart, (Thu Sep 22, 1:40 am)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Thomas Vecchione, (Thu Sep 22, 2:08 am)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Moshe Werner, (Wed Sep 14, 10:53 am)
Re: [LAU] Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface, Hartmut Noack, (Wed Sep 14, 12:17 pm)