Trying to find best sound card for using Guitar Rig in Live

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aburgener
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Re: Trying to find best sound card for using Guitar Rig in Live

Post by aburgener » Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:46 pm

I think the USB thing you speak of is already all the interface you need (even though I'm trying to sell you mine, I'll be honest here) - and you just have your buffer settings wrong.

Take a screenshot of your Live Preferences window, on the Audio tab... there are plenty of people here that can help. Latency/buffer settings and all that stuff = common questions already asked and answered many times on here.

Hold onto that cash. ;-)

stringtapper
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Re: Trying to find best sound card for using Guitar Rig in Live

Post by stringtapper » Thu Jul 02, 2009 4:18 am

Is this "USB device" you speak of the interface that comes with Guitar Rig Session? If so that's already an interface/sound card and is all you need. I have a friend who uses one for performing live and gets very little latency, and he uses two instances of GR with two channels on the interface inside Garageband.
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Atomikat
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Re: Trying to find best sound card for using Guitar Rig in Live

Post by Atomikat » Thu Jul 02, 2009 5:24 am

You said you want the "best" soundcard to use Guitar Rig but don't want to spend more than $200... :mrgreen: with that money you won't find a very good soundcard.

aburgener
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Re: Trying to find best sound card for using Guitar Rig in Live

Post by aburgener » Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:43 am

stringtapper wrote:Is this "USB device" you speak of the interface that comes with Guitar Rig Session? If so that's already an interface/sound card and is all you need. I have a friend who uses one for performing live and gets very little latency, and he uses two instances of GR with two channels on the interface inside Garageband.
Yep - that's what I asked too. He got it all straightened out. 8)

Kilroy
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Re: Trying to find best sound card for using Guitar Rig in Live

Post by Kilroy » Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:44 pm

I play my guitar in exactly the same way, using Guitar Rig as a VST in Live. I input my guitar through a Presonus Firebox to a prev-gen Macbook and get 8ms of latency. It works perfectly. You should be able to do the same thing with your PC since you have a firewire port.

You can get a Firebox for $249.

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