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ESI Maya 44 USB+ (USB, Sound Card, External)

Multimedia ESI, external, Sound card, USB

ESI Maya 44 USB+ (USB, Sound Card, External)
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ESI Maya 44 USB+ 
Minimum: $ 129.00 
Maximum: $ 149.95  
Updated: 12/03/2016 21:13

Review of Linux Compatibility

The ESI Maya 44 USB+ is a USB sound card with the USB ID 2573:0008

Bus 006 Device 002: ID 2573:0008

The Maya 44 USB+ is supported under Linux by the snd-usb-audio kernel module provided by the ALSA drivers. The card is automatically recognized by the Linux kernel:

usb 1-1.1: new full-speed USB device number 6 using ehci-pci
usb 1-1.1: New USB device found, idVendor=2573, idProduct=0008
usb 1-1.1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
usb 1-1.1: Product: MAYA44 USB+
usb 1-1.1: Manufacturer: ESI Audiotechnik GmbH
hid-generic 0003:2573:0008.0002: hiddev0,hidraw1: USB HID v1.00 Device [ESI Audiotechnik GmbH MAYA44 USB+] on usb-0000:00:1a.0-1.1/input3
usbcore: registered new interface driver snd-usb-audio

Although the driver is marked as “under development” by the Alsa project, the card has a very good Linux support and provides the following channels:

    MAYA44 USB+, USB Audio
    Default Audio Device
    MAYA44 USB+, USB Audio
    Front speakers
    MAYA44 USB+, USB Audio
    4.0 Surround output to Front and Rear speakers
    MAYA44 USB+, USB Audio
    4.1 Surround output to Front, Rear and Subwoofer speakers
    MAYA44 USB+, USB Audio
    5.0 Surround output to Front, Center and Rear speakers
    MAYA44 USB+, USB Audio
    5.1 Surround output to Front, Center, Rear and Subwoofer speakers
    MAYA44 USB+, USB Audio
    7.1 Surround output to Front, Center, Side, Rear and Woofer speakers
    MAYA44 USB+, USB Audio
    IEC958 (S/PDIF) Digital Audio Output
    MAYA44 USB+, USB Audio
    Direct sample mixing device
    MAYA44 USB+, USB Audio
    Direct sample snooping device
    MAYA44 USB+, USB Audio
    Direct hardware device without any conversions
    MAYA44 USB+, USB Audio
    Hardware device with all software conversions

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