Need a new audio interface.

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mrsakitumi
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Re: Need a new audio interface.

Post by mrsakitumi » Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:55 pm

+1 for Audio Kontrol. rock solid, great sounding and very small footprint.
It's half the size of my MOTU Ultralite.
I use the AK1 out and about, and for gigs.
It's been pretty reliable so far.
Even if I didn't have my MOTU, I'd still be really happy with it.
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Re: Need a new audio interface.

Post by Kodama » Tue Jun 23, 2009 10:53 pm

FW will get you lower latency more reliably than USB.

The Firebox is what I understand to be the best under $300.
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Re: Need a new audio interface.

Post by Tone Deft » Tue Jun 23, 2009 10:57 pm

Kodama wrote:FW will get you lower latency more reliably than USB.
can you prove that please? people are always talking about firewire being better than USB but nobody can substantiate it.
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Kodama
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Re: Need a new audio interface.

Post by Kodama » Tue Jun 23, 2009 11:06 pm

Tone Deft wrote:
Kodama wrote:FW will get you lower latency more reliably than USB.
can you prove that please? people are always talking about firewire being better than USB but nobody can substantiate it.

From my experience with several interfaces. You're welcome to come try it out on my computer.

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