[lug] Ethernet sound card - digital solution

D. Stimits stimits at attbi.com
Mon Sep 16 15:12:18 MDT 2002

Nate Duehr wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-09-15 at 11:38, D. Stimits wrote:
>>I used to hang out on the emu10k1 devel list when the driver was 
>>originally being created. I did not personally use the s/pdif, but from 
>>what went on with the list, I can say with high confidence that the 
>>feature works on non-custom versions of emu10k1. Perhaps it was Dell or 
>>Gateway, one of those two using a sblive customized the hardware, and 
>>broke it for use in many ways...those cards did not work at the time 
>>with s/pdif, but it may have been fixed by now. As far as s/pdif goes, 
>>it should work, but the sblive is s/pdif input only, not output 
>>(Hammerfall on the other hand can do a *lot*, it is a pro audio 
>>card...but check out what works before buying).
> Yeah, I was interested in the output because I was thinking about a
> project I'd like to try with it.   I'll have to go see if anyone's
> actually using these things and what the costs are... it would be nice
> to get a digital output for an idea I have... hmm...

There are daughtercards from 3rd parties that work on sblive, and 
provide output. Many people on the linux-audio-dev have commented on 
them and have said they work. I *think* the ones they were talking about 
were from:

D. Stimits, stimits AT attbi.com

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