Whether you’re creating a MIDI masterpiece, recording a drum kit, or mixing a podcast you’re going to want an interface at some point. Thing is, finding out which ones work with Linux can be an adventure.
This week we’re playing with the ProFire 2626, one of the hottest firewire interfaces of 2008.
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 7 1700|
|RAM||Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB|
|Motherboard||MSI B350 Tomahawk|
|GPU||Nvidia Quadro 4000|
|PSU:||EVGA 600 B1|
M-Audio ProFire 2626: Round-trip latency @44100 HZ
M-Audio ProFire 2626: Round-trip latency @4800 HZ
M-Audio ProFire 2626: Round-trip latency @96000 HZ
If you’re looking for a high quality interface that just Works ™ you can’t really go wrong with the ProFire 2626. It’s not amazing in any particular area but it sounds good, doesn’t spit xruns, and gets the job done.
M-Audio ProFire 2626
32 channels of ADAT.
Transparent preamps and bypass.
Assignable headphone outs.
Low output preamps.
Banked phantom power.
Busted ALSA drivers.