XO-1.5 slow disk writes

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Tue Nov 17 13:02:06 EST 2009

On Tue, 2009-11-17 at 18:56 +0100, Sean DALY wrote:
> as a former audio engineer, I was surprised recently to see a unit
> like the Samson R16 for sale:
> http://www.samsontech.com/products/productpage.cfm?prodID=2009
> which uses an SD Card as its main memory. 8 track linear PCM audio
> record, 16 track playback.
> Of course, it's a case of several large files not lots of little
> ones... but it struck me that there must be some kind of SD r/w
> optimization in a unit like that.

Another possibility is that SD cards might generally work a lot better
than miniSD ones. At least I have a Sandisk SD card here that
considerably outperforms the Sandisk miniSD card in my XO-1.5.


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