[MPA] Audio Interface Advice?

Christopher Corbell chriscorbell at cidersoftware.com
Wed Jan 28 03:13:33 PST 2004

On Jan 23, 2004, at 1:45 PM, Scott Jacob Loehr wrote:

>>  >>Does anyone know what you can connect to the digital ins on the 
>> G5???
>>> Optical S/PDIF, 16- or 24-bit
>> BUT, what is the level of quality?  How does it compare to an 
>> offering from someone like Digidesign, M-Audio, or Echo Audio?
>> 		Zane
> There shouldn't be any difference, digital being digital.  For simply 
> hooking up a stereo digital source, Apples should be Apples. Pun 
> intended!  :)  With external boxes, the A/D and D/A converters and the 
> i/o architecture become the comparative issue.
> 	Mackie has an interesting device coming out... their Onyx 800R.  I'd 
> REALLY like to know what this one will sell for!  Here's the info from 
> their site:
> http://www.mackie.com/namm/800r.html
> ONYX 800R
> 800R Analog Mic Preamp w/192K Digital Output

Has anyone on the list had any experience with Mackie Spike yet?
It's USB so I'm leery of latency but the website claims it's low.

- Chris

More information about the MacProAudio mailing list