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Thunderbolt to Ethernet Adapters for SoundGrid Networks on Mac

Jul 03, 2022

Consult this page for up-to-date information on Thunderbolt to Ethernet Adapters for SoundGrid networking on Mac computers.

For best performance of audio transport from the SoundGrid Core Audio Driver to the SoundGrid network, use one of the following adapters with your Mac computer:

For multi-track recording and playback, we highly recommend using one of the adapters above, even if the computer has a local ethernet port.

This is to ensure optimal prioritization of SoundGrid audio packets. Generally, on-board LAN ports and unapproved USB-C to Ethernet adapters may work well when recording/playing back low channel counts (below 32), or, when the computer is used as a SoundGrid application host only.