76006Re: [softrock40] Re: Sound Card Recommendations
- Dec 19, 2013Cliff,
I have given up on the Softrock RXTX due to the complications of "the right sound card". It seems the Flex Recommended sound cards are rare and cost more than the Softrock RXTX itself, plus given your set up and using a unsupported card I found I needed two sound cards to really make it all work.
Then I built and Peaberry V2 and found it much easier to deal with because it has the sound-card in the USB connection which removes the conglomeration of cables the multiple sound cards required. I am not knocking the Softrock RXTX design, when it worked it was excellent. I have sold all 3 of my RXTX SDR radios and replaced them with a pair of Peaberry V2's. They perform equally as the RXTX with a lot less cabling.
The Softrock RXTX plus the new multiple sound card investments made it cheaper to use the Peaberry V2.
If you can get your hands on a Delta 44 that is the best bet, but finding one at a low cost is hard to do.
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