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Soundcard

Post by fubar » Tue Feb 20, 2007 2:02 pm

I need to get a new soundcard 1/4 jack inputs for recording. with a limit of around 150 quid, been looking at the e-mu 0404 usb interface, which is loking good, im on a desktop tho so is that bit of a waste?, can i get something better which is pci? what about the m-audio delta 44 or 66? Any help/experience would be much appreciated cheers.

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Post by dopelabs » Tue Feb 20, 2007 2:23 pm

i always like external gear for mobility purposes... can bring it to a friends etc...
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Post by tenbucc2 » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:26 pm

If you have no friends... stick with the pci interfacing card.

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Post by fubar » Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:40 pm

tenbucc2 wrote:If you have no friends... stick with the pci interfacing card.
dont really see your logic there all my mates who produce have a sound card so I don't see why you would want a usb one unless your using a laptop or if it is better quality for the price?

i've heard that you will get more for your money with a pci but im not sure if this is true.

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Re: Soundcard

Post by unempty » Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:03 am

fubar wrote:I need to get a new soundcard 1/4 jack inputs for recording. with a limit of around 150 quid, been looking at the e-mu 0404 usb interface, which is loking good, im on a desktop tho so is that bit of a waste?, can i get something better which is pci?
Yeah, the 1212M is a much better card, with good converters and perfectly usable pres. Also take a gander at Echo Gina 3G, which is a pretty good deal.

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Re: Soundcard

Post by batfink » Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:59 am

Unempty wrote:
fubar wrote:I need to get a new soundcard 1/4 jack inputs for recording. with a limit of around 150 quid, been looking at the e-mu 0404 usb interface, which is loking good, im on a desktop tho so is that bit of a waste?, can i get something better which is pci?
Yeah, the 1212M is a much better card, with good converters and perfectly usable pres. Also take a gander at Echo Gina 3G, which is a pretty good deal.
i doubt you'll notice any difference between the 0404/1212 without good monitors (perfectly set up ones too!). And even then it's not a big one - slighter sweeeter treble, slightly better soundstage..... the 0404 is a bargain. It gets my recommendation! :)
is it?

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