[linux-audio-dev] Re: Firewire and Macie Onyx

Asbjørn Sæbø asbjs at stud.ntnu.no
Fri Dec 10 11:03:01 EST 2004

On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 04:01:14PM +0100, asbjs wrote:
> (Somewhat related to recent threads.)
> I see that the new Mackie mixers (the Onyx series) have the possibility 
> to put in a card with D/A converters and a FireWire connection to a 
> computer.  

(Just correcting my self: I meant A/D-converters, for the mixer 
channels.  But there must be D/A converters as well, as the mixer has a 
return from the computer via FireWire.)


> I have bought one of these mixers, and might be interested in 
> bying such a card for recording purposes.  But it will need to have 
> Linux drivers.  How probable is it that Mackie will produce such 
> drivers, or release the necessary specs?  And, if given specs, can 
> someone be persuaded to do a driver?
> (According to what I have read, the the card works just "out of the box" 
> with Mac OsX's Core Audio drivers.  While for MS Windows, drivers are 
> needed.)
> Asbjørn Sæbø

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