buy a sound card

Cory K. coryisatm at
Mon Feb 2 18:14:18 GMT 2009

laurent.bellegarde wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm writting a book about audio-video editing with free software for a 
> famous editor in France. I'm talking a lot about ubuntu studio.
> As i'm not a musician, i have few question about
> for someone who wants to run GNU/Linux for MAO
> - what's a cheaper price for an amateur sound card ?


> - what's a good price for a medium sound card ?


> - What's a good price for a professional sound card ?


> what's the main difference between a first price sound card and a 
> professionnal one ?

The 1st I would say is primarily for playback while the latter can
handle multi-track recording at a high track#.

> I need too examples of sound card that runs without any trouble or very 
> easily under GNU/Linux,
> for beginners (and cheaper) :
> for medium use, semi-pro :
> for professionnal use :

I'd say this is the best resource to answer the question once people
with a little more knowledge can give you specific card recommendations.

-Cory K.

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