Add to the list the Lynx AES16-XLR, which is similar to 
the RME products for interfacing an outboard pro ADC to a 
computer.  I've been very happy with these.

If you are on a budget, you might look at the M-Audio
Audiophile USB, which can be found for under $200

and gives you outboard ADC and DAC (up to 24/96), and 
connects to your computer via the USB port.

Eric Jacobs
The Audio Archive

---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 12:23:46 -0400
>From: "Richard L. Hess" <[log in to unmask]>  
>Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Reducing soundcard/circuit noise  
>To: [log in to unmask]
>At 12:10 PM 9/15/2005, Lou Judson wrote:
>>Pro audio always places the analog circuitry and A/D conversion 
>>outside the computer... I would never send analog into the box.
>While that is a good rule, and I follow it with my RME Multifaces (2 
>of them for 16 channels)
>Many people are very happy with the Carddeluxe from 
>DAL which is a sound card. In fact, 
>Bruel and Kjaer instruments were using it in measuring systems for a 
>while. The LynxOne and LynxTwo are also cards and get rave reviews 
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