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usb audio interface recommendation

Post by djfm » Sat Aug 25, 2007 9:01 pm

wanting to buy a usb interface. Which would you recommend

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Post by dave999z » Sun Aug 26, 2007 4:28 pm

I'd get an mbox2 mini - at least you get protools le with it.
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Post by fzero » Mon Aug 27, 2007 1:52 am

I use a M-Audio Fast Track Pro. No complaints.

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Post by jonesonyou » Mon Aug 27, 2007 2:55 am

fzero wrote:I use a M-Audio Fast Track Pro. No complaints.

I have played out with this sound card 2 times in the last 3 months. I have no complaints.

And the Price dropped since I purchased it.

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Post by stallos » Mon Aug 27, 2007 9:33 am

have you thought about the Audio Kontrol 1 from Native Instruments - it looks pretty cool, a frined recently bought one and seems happy with it...

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Post by rbmonosylabik » Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:32 am

dave999z wrote:I'd get an mbox2 mini - at least you get protools le with it.
and that's a good thing?



sorry, PT hater :twisted:



If the new US-122s are as good as the old one, I'd recommend it fully. Never had any kind of trouble with it.
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Post by leedsquietman » Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:39 am

Protools LE is a blight on mankind and as useful as a scrotum on your head.

I wouldn't even think about that in choosing an interface.

There are USB interfaces by EMU and Edirol worth considering too.
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Post by djfm » Mon Aug 27, 2007 1:15 pm

i had a m-audio fast track pro nothing but audio drop outs.
im thinking of purchasing a edirol
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Post by Grappadura » Mon Aug 27, 2007 1:21 pm

I´d get the one from Alesis, it looks nicer than the others ;)

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Post by Landser » Mon Aug 27, 2007 1:39 pm

What do you want to do with it? Record vocals?

In general i wouldn't get a non-Class-A preamp due to the transient distortion they produce (all audio-interfaces without a big external power supply).
The Mindprint TRIO has a decent preamp in Class-A and is worth a closer look at the current prices.

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Post by BASSbüro » Mon Aug 27, 2007 1:40 pm

if you want to challenge vinyl-dj's and don't want to lose regarding the sound-quality and above all the sound-pressure, choose the native instruments audio kontrol 1. works like a charm. no more bad feelings while you make a take-over from another vinyl-dj and have to notice, that your tunes sounds like shit or direct out of a crispbread-box...... :wink:
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Post by mkelly » Mon Aug 27, 2007 4:27 pm

stallos wrote:have you thought about the Audio Kontrol 1 from Native Instruments - it looks pretty cool, a frined recently bought one and seems happy with it...
I put my backing with the Audio Kontrol 1 also. Not sure what you wanted it for, but I found it much better under Windows than my mate's Edirol UA-25. He had trouble getting latencies down to anywhere near mine.

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