e-mu 1820m


The E-MU 1820M consists of a PCI card and an external box with most of the connections. It came out around 2004

  • Two TFPro Mic/Line/Hi-Z preamps (w/48V phantom power)
  • Six 1/4โ€œ Balanced Inputs
  • Eight 1/4โ€ Balanced Outputs
  • Turntable input (w/ground lug and hardware RIAA preamp)
  • 24-bit/192kHz ADAT In/Out (switchable to S/PDIF)
  • 24-bit/96kHz coaxial S/PDIF In/Out (switchable to AES/EBU)
  • 24-bit/96kHz optical S/PDIF Out (switchable to AES/EBU)
  • Two sets of MIDI In/Out
  • Four stereo 1/8โ€œ Speaker Outputs (configurable from stereo to 7.1)
  • Stereo Headphone Output
  • Firewire Interface


Supported by ALSA. The snd_emu10k1 may need to be loaded.


  • timdodson.com - detailed description of getting it working on Ubuntu 9.10 and 10.10
  • dallyingautomata - tips for Linux Mint Debian Edition. June 17th, 2011
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