[MPA] Recording with laptop

Cyril Blanc blanc.cyril at wanadoo.fr
Thu Feb 19 09:33:39 PST 2004


If I was you I would not go for a USB I audio, the through put of the USB is
very poor !

Even a FW 400 is very risky ! Today Logic only supports on FW audio
interface at a time.

if you want to expand and have something professionals go to PCI audio , I
have a Motu PCI 424, great no latency, up to 96 ins/out  !

But in your case you will need a Magma box to handle the PCI 424, it is not
the same price !

You cannot have the butter the money of the butter and the farmer's wife ;o)
"french joke"

You have to think I am investing for the future or it is a one way expense !

Also you have to realise that you will have less tracks on a PB than on a
desktop at the same clock speed !


On 2/19/04 1:07 PM, "Barry Lyden" <blyden at mac.com> wrote:

> I just recently bought a Lexicon Omega USB interface (8 inputs, 4
> recording channels) for use with my Titanium g4 and my PC. For that
> price range, it had some pretty good software (full versions of Pro
> Tracks and Bias Deck).  But for 8 or more inputs, if you can afford it,
> I would definitely second the recommendation of the MOTU mkII.
> If you check out the recording/computer hardware section at
> www.musiciansfriend.com you can get a pretty good idea of what's on the
> market these days.
> Barry
> On Feb 19, 2004, at 12:04 AM, Scott Baldwin wrote:
>>> I have a titanium g4 laptop and would like to record with it. Can
>>> anyone
>>> recommend a good interface? 8 inputs would be ideal. Someone once
>>> mentioned
>>> to me that there was a place in Germany that made them for laptops
>>> but that
>>> conversation was a few years old now and I can't remember the name.
>>> Thanks.
>>> Alan

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