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soundcard Digidesign Mbox 1
model: Digidesign Mbox 1(model id: 1795)
possible other names of the device:
Digidesign Mbox
vendor:
Digidesign
VendorID:ProductID code of the device:
0dba:1000
year of commercialization:
2001
interface:
USB
tested on:
Debian GNU/Linux Testing/Unstable
tested with the following kernel libre:
4.1.29-gnu
does it work with free software?
yes
free driver used:
snd-usb-audio
Description:
Works with fully free software, However you need to upgrade its internal firmware once before use. Firmware update from Avid here, also mirrored on ZamAudio here. The firmware update can only be applied from a Mac computer. However, once firmware update is applied, it works with any Linux kernel >= 4.0 For more information on this soundcard with GNU/Linux, see here. To inspect your current firmware version:
sudo lsusb -vv -d 0dba:1000 |grep bcdDevice |awk '{print $2}'
Anything less than 0.22 needs an update to 0.22

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