Marc S wrote:
if Word Clock or MADI is selected as clock source, the device already follows the sampling rate.
However, as you've already mentioned, this doesn't play well together with networked audio, this is why the user gets a warning (red blinking light and so on).
So you don't really need to switch the sampling rate for a functional setup, but you'd have to ignore the warnings.
We are aware that this is not ideal, and we are already discussing alternatives. Implementing a "MADI mode" has more caveats than it seems at first glance, but it's on the list.
I just tried to test what you are suggesting.
First, my MADI master clock (here: Octamic XTC) is set to 96K, MADI optical duplex connected, M1610 says:
Now Octamic set to 88K2, M1610 says:
96 (!?!That's confusing!)
...and red ring blinking, red clock tab, red MADI optical symbol on the right side (the latter is especially confusing, because MADI optical is actually in sync!).
The Octamic input is not complaining, so it's true that the M1610 is following.
However making the M1610 following from 96K to 48K via MADI optical does not work, 48K is not recognized (M1610 keeps showing "Current 96K").
Similar problem with making the M1610 following from 96K to 44K1 (M1610 shows "Current 88.2")
As far as I can see in these situations the only solution is to 1) switch M1610 to internal clock, 2) change internal clock properly, then 3) switch back to MADI optical clock - right? That's pretty much knob turning and pressing action. Imagine having to do this for CD mastering, switching back and forth from 96K to 44K1 frequently - not funny...
I'm sure you will have some good ideas how to improve the situation.
Maybe it's an option to have a Non-AVB-mode?