[Icecast] Best way to handle multiple (6+) streams

Dan Stowell danstowell at gmail.com
Sat May 21 04:29:51 PDT 2005

Could you use something like a MOTU firewire box to input all your
streams into one computer? They have lots of audio inputs.

I don't know anything about the practicalities I'm afraid, so no idea
how to turn those inputs into separate streams. But I'd much rather do
that than run 8 separate computers.


On 19/05/05, Seth McTigh <kleptein at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I have a need to stream 6 or 8 different audio sources (radios), and am
> seeking suggestions on the best way to do it.  Although I'd like to stream
> each separately, I could combine them to stereo streams and do 2 on each.
> I'd like to know what the best hardware configuration would be to accomplish
> this?  Are there any multiple input sound cards that have been successfully
> tested, or will I need to run 6 or 8 separate boxes to stream into a main
> server?
> Is it possible to configure 4 sound cards in a single computer?
> Any suggestions/pointers would be greatly appreciated.
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