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RE: [linrad] Better Soundcard?
- Subject: RE: [linrad] Better Soundcard?
- From: "Robert McGwier" <rwmcgwier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 13:18:09 -0000
I own one and it is without a doubt, the very best sound
car you can own. I have tested about $3000 in cards in
addition to the Lynx for my SDR work. The Lynx L22, and
Two (the L22 is probably okay for your needs) have the lowest
noise floor, the largest dynamic range, the lowest IMD, the
best total harmonic distortion, the flattest response of ANY
card tested. It will significantly outperform the Delta 44.
The noise floor is 3 dB better than the next best card which
comes from a very surprising source.
There is NO card I have tested that is worse than onboard
sound cards, save one: the SB Live. It is absolutely the
worst. Noise floor of -40 dB!!! That said, it is surprising
that the Creative E-Mu 1212B is the second best card tested
here. It supports ASIO 2.0, MME, and DirectX. It is also
a lot less expensive than the Lynx L22. Unfortunately, there
is not yet any OSS or other Linux support. Creative has
a pretty decent track record of encouraging or even supplying
support for their cards so we will have to wait and see.
[mailto:owner-linrad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Leif Asbrink
Sent: Tuesday, April 20, 2004 12:39 PM
Subject: RE: [linrad] Better Soundcard?
> Is there any better soundcard available that could
> replace the Delta44? I am using OSS and it looks to
> me as if it would work with a LynxTwo.
The Lynx Two seems to be much better than the Delta 44 and it is
supported by OSS. I have not tested one myself so I only know
what the specifications say.
Leif / SM5BSZ