Subject: Re: [ecasound] Multitrack recording with Midiman Delta 44
From: Joshua Horvath (Josh_Horvath-AJH051@email.mot.com)
Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 21:31:00 EEST
Kai Vehmanen wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Joshua Horvath wrote:
> >> ecasound -f:32,10,44100 -i:alsa,1,0 -f:32,10,44100 -o:10ch-file.wav
> > This doesn't work for me. I still get a "Channel count 10 is out of range!" error.
> Ok, try bigger numbers. If I remember right, some Midiman cards had 12
> inputs and 10 outputs. The point is that you have to specify the exact
> channel count supported by your hardware. This is a ALSA 0.5.x feature. So
> something like "ecasound -f:32,12,44100 -i:alsa,1,0 ...".
Yep, 12 is the magic number. Recording works fine. Now, my last question for today
is can I write out a four channel wav instead of a 12 channel wav? I could separate
the file after I record it but it seems silly to be writing all those zeros to disk
since my card only supports 4 channels.
The -erc stuff only seems useful for post-processing... or can it be used real-time
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