Old 04-10-2017, 01:39 PM   #481
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Default Creative Sound Blaster X-FI SB0460?

Hello,

I have the CSB sound card listed in the title. My OS is Windows 7 running on a PC.

The connectivity on the card is:

> RCA 2-channel analog audio line in, mono phone jack with volume pot,
> MIDI in/out, Mic in, SPDIF in/out, optical (laser) in/out, headphone out, and aux in.


> I will be mixing down very simple demo tracks, vocals and acoustic
> guitar mostly, recorded on an Alesis ADAT XT at 44.1 KHz/16 bit with an AKG 414.
> They were recorded dry, so I'll need to sweeten the vocals. I also
> need to digitize and clean up some OLD archival cassettes. One spin is all you get!

My question: I can't tell if my card is covered in the list of working sound cards or not. Any opinions as to whether I'll be good to go, or have to buy new drivers?

This is my first post, so please forgive newbieness. And thanks for your help!

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Old 05-07-2017, 07:15 AM   #482
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Hi and welcome to the forums!

First off, based on what you wrote in your other thread, I would suggest that it is going to be more important to get a halfway decent audio interface rather than the consumer unit you have now.
It will sorta do what you want but a better interface will give you so much less hassle.

Plenty out there that will do ADAT (for your 8 track i/o) and since you really dont need to build a massive monster of a computer, you could easily wind up paying out for something with ADAT I/O and have plenty left over for a pretty good desktop, especially if you self-build.
Really not that difficult, honest!

I just found the Behringer UMC1820 which appears to have a generally good reputation for working at a very low price. BUT check around for other opinions before you leap in on it.
I have an old rme HDSP9652 pci card in my studio machine which has 3 ADAT I/O for a total of 24 in and out if I used them all! Cost me £200 used a few year back and is still updated regularly.{ Performance is excellent.
My laptop and my Mac Mini share a RME Babyface USB and ADAT interface which is also excellent.
Both a bit too pricey for you unless you get lucky on the used market like I did!
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Old 05-11-2017, 07:05 PM   #483
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Rednet works perfectly with Dante Virtual Soundcard, and Rednet Pcie card too...
That it does! Getting 2.6ms roundtrip latency with the RedNet PCIeR card without a hiccup!
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Old 05-27-2017, 02:33 PM   #484
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Default Roland Super UA perfect

Working Perfectly(44 to192khz rec / 352 khz pbk)good latency straight out of the box on win 10 pro 64 16gb ram rock solid so far only just got it.
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Don't know why this didn't sell better, It seems to be a very good card, I think Roland did a good job on this it beats the hell out of my old focusrite 18i6 card which seemed to always have the odd click no matter what I did. The sound is much clearer than the focusrite so happy days so far hope it will last , me thinks it will.
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Old 11-20-2017, 04:41 AM   #485
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UAD Universal Audio Apollo Twin Duo (with specific MB gigabyte gaming 7 (the one with USB C thunderbolt) on PC
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Old 11-29-2017, 06:48 AM   #486
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Focusrite 2i4 2nd Generation working well in Windows 10 and Manjaro.
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Old 12-01-2017, 10:31 AM   #487
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Hi - can anyone confirm to me if Reaper will recognise the MOTU Ao unit.

http://motu.com/products/avb/24ai-24ao

I need to interface with it on a forthcoming project.

Many thanks
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Old 12-02-2017, 12:19 PM   #488
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Hi - can anyone confirm to me if Reaper will recognise the MOTU Ao unit.

http://motu.com/products/avb/24ai-24ao

I need to interface with it on a forthcoming project.

Many thanks
Reaper will recognize any connected audio interface that is either class compliant or has a compatible driver for your current version of OS.
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Old 01-23-2018, 06:40 AM   #489
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I use a Delta 410, Delta 1010LT and Line 6 UX2
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Old 01-25-2018, 09:35 AM   #490
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Will Reaper work with the UAD Apollo Twin duo Mk 2?

I have a Mac Pro that I'd like to run it on. Do the plugins work without issue?

Another thing I'm considering is the L22 mic which models many mics using UAD plugins. Hopefully this is all compatible.
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Old 02-03-2018, 08:07 AM   #491
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Default Universal Audio UAD 2 Quad PCIe DSP

Is anyone using this device? Curious how it would function with Reaper.
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Old 05-14-2018, 12:08 AM   #492
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The M-Audio MobilePre USB no longer works on windows 10 (thank you MS for the updates!) in case anyone finds this useful. I've had my trusty old MobilePre for 5-6 years and since the last Win 10 updates the drivers no longer work. Thinking of switching to the 2nd gen Focusrite Scarlett.

Edit: Forgot to mention that MobilePre is discontinued and the last drivers were released for win7, but still worked on 8 and 10 until a few MS updates ago.
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Old 11-21-2018, 11:52 PM   #493
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Presonus Quantum 2

Damn stable, superb sound quality and performance.
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Old 11-22-2018, 12:09 AM   #494
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The new Apogee Jam Plus also works like a charm and sounds very good.

Might be interesting for those, who only record guitar and bass, but no mics.
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Old 11-22-2018, 03:23 AM   #495
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200 euros does seem a bit expensive for what it is, though. I got my RME Babyface for 300! Admittedly it WAS slightly used, but....
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Old 11-22-2018, 03:28 AM   #496
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200 euros does seem a bit expensive for what it is, though.
I bought the Apogee Jam Plus mainly for use with my iPad and for quick listening and mixing sessions on the Macbook.

For this purpose, especially considering it‘s portability, I found 169€ quite ok ... but ok, it‘s not recommendable for people being on a tight budget.

It defintely sounds much better than the iRig Pro, I used before.

PS: Quick tip for people being interested in a good thunderbolt interface: The Quantum 2 is currently available for 500€ instead of 750€!
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Old 11-22-2018, 07:22 AM   #497
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Default Focusrite 18i20 (2nd Gen) & Behringer ADA8200

I'm using the Focusrite and Behringer ADAT with Windows 10 (both on a desktop and laptop) and they work wonderfully. Recording at 24bit/48Khz, the latency is around 5 ms with no dropouts.

For portable recording, I'm using a Behringer UMC404HD. For $100 USD, it's a solid interface with low latency.

Thanks!
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Old 11-22-2018, 04:00 PM   #498
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Is anyone using this device? Curious how it would function with Reaper.
Yes I do, PC as long as you have PCIe mounts in the computer you are good to go
I have had a quad card for a while I would recommend the bigger Octo.
I have just purchased one so have two cards in my rig.

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Old 12-08-2018, 09:14 AM   #499
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Hey all,

I know the Presonus 1818 VSL was mentioned, but I also wanted to add that I have a Presonus 1818 VSL with a Presonus DigiMax D8.
The Presonus DigiMax D8 is an ADAT unit that adds 8 more pre-amps, giving a total of 16 preamps through the 1818 VSL ( the 1818 VSL only has 8 pre-amps ).


I connect the DigiMax D8 to the VSL with an ADAT cable and a BNC clock sync with VSL as source. I record 16 channels connected on my Lennox ThinkPad.
Recording our live sessions of our bands( 16 tracks: drums 10 tracks, bass 2 tracks, guitar, sampler, synth, vocals ). 44.1 kHz, USB 2.0 from VSL to laptop.

I also am running the Native Linux version of reaper. Latency is about 6 ms roundtrip, using JACK/Alsa. I will post latency and comp specs in the other message.

Thanks so much for the Linux version! I am running Ubuntu Studio with a Low-Latency Kernel. I have some interest in the Gentoo studio for even more latency, but am fine with what Ubuntu is giving me currently.

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Old 12-08-2018, 06:49 PM   #500
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RedNet PCIe is working.
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Old 06-16-2019, 06:40 AM   #501
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Behringer x air 18 (18 track) is working.
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Old 10-19-2019, 05:35 AM   #502
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I spent some time looking for an affordable ADAT card for my new PC. For many years an RME card has served me well, but that was XP and the older RME cards are not supported on Windows 10. A brand new RME card is beyond my budget. Is there such a thing as an affordable PCIe or USB interface that does ADAT? This is for amateur home use, I don't need large channel counts. Just one optical ADAT in and one out would be sufficient.
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I spent some time looking for an affordable ADAT card for my new PC. For many years an RME card has served me well, but that was XP and the older RME cards are not supported on Windows 10. A brand new RME card is beyond my budget. Is there such a thing as an affordable PCIe or USB interface that does ADAT? This is for amateur home use, I don't need large channel counts. Just one optical ADAT in and one out would be sufficient.
Behringer UMC1820 does ADAT, not that I've used the ADAT capability. Otherwise it works great.

Some of the models with less I/O may support ADAT as well.
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Old 10-20-2019, 01:43 AM   #504
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I didn't know that one yet. Not only does it have ADAT I/O for one device, it also has a bunch of inputs and outputs of itself. I was looking to reuse an ADA8000 that is gathering dust now that my old RME card from the XP days cannot be used anymore, and thought it would only need an ADAT card to work again. While the UMC1820 does have ADAT, it actually has all the analog I/O that I need. Funny how things evolve. An alternative would be to find a used RME Digiface USB. These don't show up much second hand and might still cost more than a new UMC1820. Thanks for the heads up Bob.
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