Topic: Can I do this with an ADI-2?
I'm relatively new to digital recording.
I record a modular analog system. Currently I record several tracks individually to Sonar, using an Audiophile 2496, and then run them all back out together to an outboard processor (Lexicon MX400) and then back in again.
I want to decrease the number of times my signal goes through AD DA conversion, and so I'm thinking of buying an ADI-2. What I'd like to do is AD convert each track up front, then send everything digitally to the Lexicon via SPDIF, through the ADI-2. Then use the Lexicon SPDIF out to send the processed signal back to my computer, making kind of a triangular signal pathway. When my soundcard and effect unit receive digital signals, an external clock must be the master, which is why I would have to place the ADI-2 between them. Does this seem like a reasonable setup? Will it work?
According to the ADI-2 manual I downloaded, p. 14, there is a sort of cryptic (to me, anyway) reference to a D-D mode -- does this mean digital in to digital out?