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Soundcard recommendations

Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2004 9:17 pm
by caduceus
Does anyone have a soundcard recommendation for a Windows XP PC?

-cad

Posted: Tue Feb 03, 2004 11:59 am
by isho-t
just bought a m-audio firewire410 for 380 euros and it runs fucking great

M-Audio Delta 1010 PCI

Posted: Fri Feb 06, 2004 6:18 pm
by Andrew Moyer
I use the M-Audio Delta 1010 PCI card with external A/D/A rack module. It's definitely the most amazing sound card I've ever seen. I got it and Cubase SX for $900 in a bundle. Well worth the money. Probably more than you need if you are doing everything with software, though. I have a mixer with 4 submix outputs, though, and with all my external gear, it's great. No problems at all, and I use XP.

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Posted: Mon Feb 09, 2004 2:25 pm
by guestware
Luna II from creamware.de, and if you can afford go for the pulsar II.

Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2004 11:02 pm
by radiance
M-Audio 1010LT here. 300euros only for a pro 10ins/10outs card. :D

Posted: Sat Feb 14, 2004 7:16 pm
by HajoCorsten
with firewire/USB 2.0 interfaces I would seriously ponder external audio-hardware: you always can hook those to your future (apple-) notebook

Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2004 6:18 pm
by Guest
isho-t wrote:just bought a m-audio firewire410 for 380 euros and it runs fucking great
hey isho-t,

Where did you get it for that price? I'm looking for one now...


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Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2004 8:24 am
by FORMAT
Motu 828 sounds niceee and runs beautifully, but I'm on mac :cry:

Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2004 1:36 pm
by Guest
there's another thread just like this right now, and original poster should check it out--bottom line RME multiface is the bomb!

Ryan

Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2004 4:33 pm
by FORMAT
Anonymous wrote:there's another thread just like this right now, and original poster should check it out--bottom line RME multiface is the bomb!

Ryan
I've seen the RME crash a friend's TiBook so often and brutally it's unbelievable... but we're talking about PC here, so he may be OK

Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2004 10:16 pm
by Guest
there are definitely peeps on mac using RME and Live with no problems (Monolake for one, I believe), but yes I've heard of OSX and RME problems, but then again I've heard of problems with different versions of OSX and just about anything. I've yet to hear of a single RME on pc problem ever.

Ryan

Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2004 9:04 pm
by montrealbreaks
For sheer portability, (and price) thje Echo Indigo DJ or Indigo I/O:

http://www.echoindigo.com

For portability matched with loads of ins n' outs, the Quatafire (it's even smaller than the Delta 410!!!)

http://www.esi-pro.com/viewProduct.php?pid=16

For performance (where portability isn't an issue), I like M-Audio and MOTU. I currently use a MOTU 828 (the original one) and I like it a lot - but I would prefer a MKII!

L8er
Montrealbreaks

Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2004 12:44 am
by BENJ-AMG
I am using the RME DIGI96/8 PAD with XP and it is fantastic. Not for laptops, but RME is smoking.

Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2004 12:50 am
by Guest
for laptops, as per previous suggestions, the fastest and best sounding card (better and faster than 828) is the RME multiface

Ryan

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Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2004 4:00 am
by caduceus
Thanks everyone!

-cad