[MPA] Recording with laptop

Cyril Blanc blanc.cyril at wanadoo.fr
Thu Feb 19 23:01:47 PST 2004

With a Laptop you can add a Magma box (or equivalent) to add PCI cards to
your laptop ;o)

On 2/20/04 2:04 AM, "Barry Lyden" <blyden at mac.com> wrote:

> I appreciate your position, but I think you missed the point a bit. I
> don't disagree that PCI audio solutions afford much greater throughput,
> but I (and the original poster) are using laptops. And while I can't
> speak for the original poster, in my case, simplicity and portability
> are important factors. I'm not trying to do 24-track recording with a
> laptop. For projects involving 4 tracks or less, I have found USB and
> Firewire 400 interfaces to be adequate. Anything more than that, and I
> would certainly move up to a desktop solution as you suggested.
> On Feb 19, 2004, at 11:33 AM, Cyril Blanc wrote:
>> 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.
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Thanks in advance.

Best regards
Cyril Blanc
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