[alsa-devel] Alsa Support for Korg Pandora Mini, Vox ToneLab ST
gdiffey at gmail.com
Sat May 14 19:13:58 CEST 2011
Is this possibly related to the usb midi regression felix and members of
this list were discussing a while ago with the fast track ultra which is
another usb composite device?
2011/5/15 Frédéric Jaume <frederic.jaume at gmail.com>
> Daniel Mack <zonque <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > Hi Pawel,
> > sorry for the long delay.
> > On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 9:39 AM, Pawel Siemienski
> > <pawel.siemienski <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I am Ubuntu Studio user and I use also ALSA for driving my audio for
> > > recording etc...
> > > I have tested two devices with ALSA:
> > > 1. Vox Tonelab ST - works with ALSA out of the box as USB audio
> > > with no need of modifications, provides complete functionalities needed
> > > recording and playing audio
> > > 2. Korg Pandora Mini - is detected as audio interface, but when
> selecting it
> > > information that no controls are available is displayed, this device
> can not
> > > work as audio interface in fact with Alsa.
> > The "Korg Pandora Mini" is no audio interface, according to both your
> > lsusb dump and the Korg website. The device is described as
> > "Ultra-compact pocket-size multi-effect designed for both guitar and
> > bass " and exposes only a MIDI interface on USB, presumably for
> > controlling internal parameters, dumping the configuration etc. It
> > specifically not an USB audio interface, and hence it can not be used
> > in a way that you wanted to.
> > HTH,
> > Daniel
> >  http://www.korg.com/pandoramini
> I own a Korg Pandora PX5D, which is the one released before the Pandora
> Mini. It
> has a USB audio interface that works out of the box with Alsa, which is
> But it's a composite device and also has USB Midi (it contains a drum
> that can be triggered via midi, and I think the windows patch editor uses
> to communicate with the device too), unfortunately it is not recognized by
> (hence no midi or patch editor). From what I read on Korg forums, the
> driver for USB-Midi is the same as for other Korg devices which are
> under Linux, so maybe it can work with Alsa too ? I'd be happy to help by
> sending logs or other infos.
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