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Re: For you software folks....what interface?

and to add to Per, whose comments I second,  the actual software mixer and independent monitoring abilities,  even midi control thereof, are awesome! 

On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 8:43 AM, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:
Just remembered I forgot to say....
I didn't buy the RME Fireface 400 because I already had the RME
Multiface. I was actually first looking at the Motu Ultra Light but
when I interviewed a number of qualified studio engineers I realized
that the Motu would not sound as good as I was used to by the
Multiface. And the FF 400 wipes the floor with the Indigo and the
Audiofire2 I had been using for laptop shows. Can't go wrong with the


On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 2:36 PM, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:
> Should the list decide what model you need? ;-)  Well, the RME
> Fireface 400 goes for GBP 711. I have one of those and can recommend
> it to anyone that doesn't need to record with more than two mics and
> two guitars lined in at the same time. There are more input at line
> level though, but if you need instrument level (electric guitar) there
> are two such inputs. It also has the digital in/out stuff so you might
> connect your TC Electronics Fireworx in a digital effect send/return
> loop, which I also have tried and thought worked like a charm. The
> Fireface sounds great. On the pair of my old RME Multiface and
> significantly better then some other cheaper solutions I've tried. It
> seems you get what you pay for and above the RME quality stuff sound
> just a tiny bit better but become way more expensive. If you have good
> studio monitors the good RME sound will benefit your music, if you
> have the musical experience and hours required to tweak it just right.
> If you need eight simultaneous analog inputs there is the bigger RME
> Fireface 800. Goes for GBP 1020. About the same spec's.
> Per
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 2:23 PM, mark francombe <mark@markfrancombe.com> wrote:
>> I have just acquired a film scoring job, and may need to look at a new
>> soundcard finally.
>> I have no money but might be looking to sell a few things to get a new audio
>> interface. I have been lusting after the Motu Traveler as its a mixer too.
>> But alot of you are mentioning RME.. Can you be more specific and point to a
>> model, (and price)

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