Hammerfall AES 32 and delta 1010s?

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MikeLAK
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does anyone know if it's possible to use 2 M-Audio delta 1010 breakout boxes with a Hammerfall AES 32 card for a total of 16 inputs? if that doesn't work, we're either going to have to custom compile a kernel or drop a shit ton of cash on a Hammerfall card AND breakout boxes, so before i commit to sinking deeper into the swamp of debt i thought i'd come here and make absolutely sure.

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sampo
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Do you mean connect the 1010 breakout box to the hammerfall card? No way! They are totally different interfaces altogether. The Delta 1010 "breakout box" is far more than a breakout box. It contains for example the A/D and D/A converters.

Do you mean can you use a Delta 1010 and AES 32 soundcards together? That might be possible if you can sync them with wordclock and you can configure a pcm multi device. It will be difficult and you will have some headaches with it. It might work though.

MikeLAK
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that's what we figured....oh well. one can dream....

we're looking for any option other than struggling with kernel building to get our 2 1010s to work together. 8 tracks is nice, but not quite enough, and we simply don't have the money for a new card and new breakout boxes.

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encmonkey
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Check here:

http://www.sound-man.co.uk/linuxaudio/ice1712multi.html

This guy posted a full how-to on his site for getting mulitple M-Audio 1010s working together. I assume you have the pci cards that go with those 1010 break out boxes (they have some wonky many-pin connector instead of adat).

According to what he's got posted, you should be able to get 3 1010s working together. I don't know about the RME alongside it all though, that sounds like a painful path to go down..

Good luck-