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Re: mobius on a windows tablet?
First of all, I love the concept of light looping. LOL!
Of course this can add to latency, but does mobius support inserting
of audio effect plugins, or must this be handled outside of mobius?
Yeah, I know exactly what you mean about crap collecting on a computer.
On 12/6/13, Jeff Larson <email@example.com> wrote:
> For light looping just about anything built in the last 5 years
> should be fine. The amount of memory is more important than
> the speed of the processor. I consider 2GB of RAM the absolute
> minimum. You don’t need much disk. USB 2.0 is fine if you
> have an external audio interface. If you want to use the internal
> audio you’ll need to use ASIO4ALL and the quality won’t be as good.
> One problem repurposing old computers is the amount of
> crap they’ve accumulated over the years which can impact the
> performance of audio applications. It’s best if you can wipe
> the disk and start over with a fresh OS install.
> On 12/6/13, 4:03 PM, "Rusty Perez" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>HMMM, yeah, just looked at some prices. I want a new looper, but I'll
>>have to find a more brokefriendly way. :-)
>>I'm going to the mobius web site to look at system requirements. Maybe
>>I can repurpose an old laptop/notebook. :-)
>>On 12/6/13, Jeff Larson <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> For a tablet like the Surface running Windows RT, the answer is
>>> I don¹t know a lot about it, but there are limitations compared to the
>>> Windows 8 and I think you have to get everything through Windows Store,
>>> can¹t just install random software on it.
>>> A tablet running the full Windows 8 might work, but I would be worried
>>> about interfacing it with audio hardware. These tend to be light
>>> on system RAM, the Lenovo model I¹m looking at has only 2GB which
>>> may limit how much audio you can record.
>>> Normal tabletish Windows 8 computers like the Dell XPS12 work fine.
>>> On 12/6/13, 3:39 PM, "Rusty Perez" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>>Is this even possible? Has anyone tried?
>>>>I am just not in to the idea of a full blown computer on stage with
>>>>me, but a tablet might work. :-)