PC software to configure xCORE-200 Multichannel Audio Platform (XK-AUDIO-216-MC-AB)

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maqu67
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PC software to configure xCORE-200 Multichannel Audio Platform (XK-AUDIO-216-MC-AB)

Postby maqu67 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:38 am

Hello,

does exist a PC software (user application) to configure the xCORE-200 Multichannel Audio Platform (XK-AUDIO-216-MC-AB).
I've read that is possible to arrange the input/output channel maps, change the volume and so on. Is there a ready software
to send these commands via USB?

Thanks a lot in advance

Massimiliano
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Postby andrewxcav » Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:23 pm

The device appears like a sound card to your OS, so whatever tools (alsa mixer, audio midi setup, windows sound options) that your OS uses for these operations should work with that board.
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Postby udoctoryet » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:08 am

On that note, is there anything you need to do to be able to record 4 input microphone data at the same time? I have 4 microphones plugged into the ports, but can only record from 2 at a time through like Audacity or garageband. I'm confident both ports work because when I unplug one of the two stereo pairs, I can still record using the remaining one.
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Postby MaximLiadov » Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:34 am

To record more than 2 channels you need an ASIO host like Cubase, Audition, Ableton, so on.
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Postby MaximLiadov » Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:47 am

maqu67 wrote:Hello,

does exist a PC software (user application) to configure the xCORE-200 Multichannel Audio Platform (XK-AUDIO-216-MC-AB).
I've read that is possible to arrange the input/output channel maps, change the volume and so on. Is there a ready software
to send these commands via USB?

Thanks a lot in advance

Massimiliano


No good news for you as a customer. EVB is not intended for you at all.

Being a manufacturer you have to buy Thesycon drivers and SDK. There is a control pannel & mixer example inside Thesycon SDK. Exactly that you were looking for. Price is just insane (from $2500 + $2000 monthly til $30000). More info at Thesycon website. Though, if you hire your own dev team to R&D drivers and mixer "from scratch" you would spend even more money with no any success guarantee.
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Postby stnschrdr » Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:12 pm

udoctoryet

How were you able to record from 2 microphones from your XK-AUDIO-216-MC-AB? I'm try to record from mics attached to line in while, simultaneously, playing out audio from Audacity using USB to board's line out with analog speakers. Specifically:
1) What microphones did you use? Did you actually record from Audacity from mics on the line in on the board of the open environment or did you simply play a .wav file from Audacity to the line in of the board?
2) Did you build one of the XMOS projects? 'app_usb_aud_xk_216_mc'?, 'AN00162_i2s_looopback_demo'?, 'app_usb_aud_I2'?
3) What operating system did you run the project on: Windows, Apple, Linux? If you ran it on Windows, did you need the USB 2.0 Audio drivers? If so which did you use?

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