Working USB sound card?

Giuliano Braglia forevergyl at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 09:44:49 UTC 2011


I will receive the alesis io2 express next week :)

can anyone tell me if I have to do something particular in order to install
it?



2011/3/9 Giuliano Braglia <forevergyl at gmail.com>

>
>
> 2011/3/8 Thomas Orgis <thomas-forum at orgis.org>
>
>> Am Tue, 8 Mar 2011 13:34:22 +0100
>>
>> schrieb Giuliano Braglia <forevergyl at gmail.com>:
>>
>> > I like it... so you are using it and it works properly?
>>
>> I use one, yes, and it works like a charm. Out of the box with alsa's usb
>> audio driver. I also recommended to a non-geek friend and she's rather
>> happily using it, too (using ubuntu studio). I did not use MIDI or SP/DIF,
>> though. It's apparently not the best interface regarding S/N ratio, but you
>> don't expect that for around 100 €. There's always something better
>> quality-wise, but this box is compact, rugged (the non-express one, at
>> least), and offers all flexibility a home recording person needs, plus
>> balanced outputs. The support for 24bit / 48kHz format was a must for me to
>> be compatible to the projects we record in the "studio" (band practice room,
>> with an FA-101) ... and more resolution (sample rate) doesn't make sense, in
>> this price class for sure.
>>
>>
> Ok... I bought this (the express edition).
>
> Hope it will work, otherwise I'll have to sell it :(
>
> I'm a bit worried because I've seen some forums where they say (said...)
> that they are (were...) having problems (using the past because the posts
> are dated around 2010).
>
> example:
>
>  http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1265322
>
> and another one in italian, although here
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1557215 they say it works.
>
> In the post in italian I read also someone who said that the card could not
> work because it is not listed here
> http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Matrix:Vendor-Alesis. Actually,
> it is listed as "unknown".
>
> If someone wants to confort me, thank you :p
>
> Gyl
>
>
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