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Configure the Lucid 8824 AD/DA Audio Interface via a Serial Connection

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glucid is a python project to provide an api, a convenient command-line interface and xglucid, a PyQt5 interface to configure RS232-model Lucid 8824 Analog/Digital Audio Converters over a Serial Connection

xglucid GUI


glucid Command Line

$ glucid -g

glucid and
Copyright (C) 2017,2018 Daniel R Mechanic
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This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY;
This is free software, and you are welcome to
change and redistribute it under certain circumstances;
For details see LICENSE
Using /dev/ttyUSB0 to connect to lucid ID 00

Sync:                 WordClock
Meter:                Analog Out
Analog Source:        ADAT In
AES Source:           ADAT In
Optical Source:       Analog In
Dig Input 1,2:        S/PDIF
Analog Gain:

Recommended: +4dBu: IN -8 dB OUT  +1 dB
            -10dBV: IN +4 dB OUT -11 dB

    Channel 1: IN -8 dB OUT  +1 dB
    Channel 2: IN -8 dB OUT  +1 dB
    Channel 3: IN -8 dB OUT  +1 dB
    Channel 4: IN -8 dB OUT  +1 dB
    Channel 5: IN -8 dB OUT  +1 dB
    Channel 6: IN -8 dB OUT  +1 dB
    Channel 7: IN -8 dB OUT  +1 dB
    Channel 8: IN -8 dB OUT  +1 dB

glucid Python Package

>>> import glucid.glucid8824 as glucid
>>> my8824 = glucid.Glucid8824()
>>> my8824.connect()
>>> my8824.get_meter()
'Analog Out'
>>> my8824.get_sync_source()
'44.1 Internal'
>>> my8824.set_sync_source(1)
>>> my8824.get_sync_source()

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