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Re: [vox-tech] audio - soundcard to stereo



   if possible, could you also recommend a good sound card
for linux music creation (ALSA, multimedia, Rosegarden...)?


On Sep 12, 2006, at 8:37 AM, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

On Tue 12 Sep 06, 8:20 AM, Jeffrey J. Nonken <jjn_lugod@nonken.net> said:
Not all sound cards are designed to drive speakers directly. If yours
is not, you're essentially trying to drive speakers with line level
outputs. That would explain the tinny sound. (Also you're trying to
drive a low-impedence device with a higher impedence output.)
Thanks for the reply. What are some excellent sound card with respect to
sending signals to a stereo? I don't mind buying a great sound card; I just
don't know what I should be looking for.

Also, what exactly is "line level". I assume "speaker level" means a signal
with enough power delivery to drive a standard 8-ohm speaker? I'm
embarrassingly unknowledgable about this subject. If you know of any good
reading that can get me up to speed quickly (just purchased a home stereo
theater).

Many thanks!
Pete

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