[rescue] Lossless audio capture

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Oct 27 09:54:16 CDT 2006

On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 11:06:49AM -0400, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Ethan O'Toole wrote:
> >> Unless you already have the computer to do your editing.
> > 
> > Gotta admit, SGI workstations had awesome audio. I know an audiophile with
> > an indy still in his rack, feeding all the stuff that I have no idea about
> > (5 watt amps and uber efficient speakers).
> Can anyone tell me:
> How much power does an Indy use?
> Does it have S-PDIF outputs?

> Does it have enough horsepower to encode/decode DivX and XviD in real-time?

No.  You might be able to get that from a very beefy O2 or Octane though.

> I'm asking this because I have a friend for whom an Indy might be a good 
> solution.

Probably not.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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