Ha ha ha ha....
Panos Katergiathis wrote:Most (semi-)professional cards support monitoring from any input to any
> But i fail to understand if this is related to the specific card only. In
> the past and M-Audio Delta 66 was doing this (that is, monitor either the
> analog or digital inputs in real time), and also a Lynx L22 was doing it
> (via OSS).
Onboard and gaming sound cards are designed for a different set of
The Xonar D2 _does_ support monitoring, and there is a high probability
> Should i accept that the manufacturers of this specific card never
> thought that one would need to actually monitor the inputs?
that the default monitoring output (analog) also goes to the digital
output. Just try it out. (If your mixer doesn't show the monitoring
controls, try alsamixer.)
For recording from another device, or internet telephony.
> After all, what are inputs for?
Okay, the inputs on _this_ card are just there for the colorful LEDs. :)