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Wanted Soundcard for use with ARTA

Wharfedale Speakers


Feb 11, 2011
Bangalore, India
Hi all,
I am taking baby steps into the world of DIY speakers, which mandates the need for a FR measurement system. I am looking for a cheap, proven soundcard to test the waters, preferably from the below list given on ARTA website:

  • RME Fireface UFX, UC, UCX, Fireface 800, RME Fireface 400, RME HDSP
  • M-Audio Audiophile 2496, USB Transit, Mobile USB Pre, Firewire Solo
  • Axys D-AudioCard (mixer does not work on Windows 8)
  • Echo Gina24, Echo Layla 24, Echo Indigo I/O (notebook)
  • EMU 1820M, 1616M, 0204USB, 0404USB (*), EMU USB Tracker Pre (*)
  • YAMAHA GO46 and Terratec Firewire FWX24 (sample rate mnually tuned) (*)
  • Marian Trace Alpha, Terratec EWX 24/96 (*)
  • Focusrite Scarlett USB serie
  • Steinberg UR-22 USB audio interface
  • Digigram VxPocket 440 (*) - a notebook PCMCIA card
  • TASCAM US-122 (*), US122L, Infrasonic Quartet, Sound Devices USBPre2
  • Creative Soundblaster X-Fi (works on all sampling frequencies in sound creation mode)
  • ESI Juli, U24 XL, ESI Quatafire 610, EgoSys Waveterminal 24
  • Creative Soundblaster Live 24 (*) and Extigy-USB (*), Audigy ZS laptop, but only at 48kHz sampling frequency,
  • Turtle Beach Pinnacle and Fuji (*)
  • Soundblaster MP3+ USB (notice: don't install SB driver, use a Windows default driver)

Cheaper, the better as it goes.
If anyone has any offers, please PM.

Thanks in advance,

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