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Re: Audio Interface options for recording loops

I have seen really long fire wire cables for such things, if you are 
interested.  I can't imagine my music and my computer in separate rooms, 
they are one!


On Sunday, July 21, 2002, at 08:45  PM, Mark Hamburg wrote:

> Nutty, yes. On the other hand, the computer is in a different room and
> carrying ZIPs seems more practical than running a really long Firewire
> cable.
> I have been eyeing an 828 if the computer and music equipment ever end 
> up in
> the same room.
> Mark
> on 7/15/02 8:47 PM, Mark Sottilaro at sine@zerocrossing.net wrote:
>> What what what?  That's nutty!
>> I'd advise any person of the Mac persuasion to save your pennies and
>> pick up a nice Mark of the Unicorn 828 Firewire interface.  They're
>> working on OSX version of Digital Performer and drivers, but until then
>> it's a sweet single rack solution for getting 24 bit audio into your
>> Mac.  Plus, it's designed to work flawlessly with Digital Performer 3,
>> which is a great little program, IMO.  The great thing about MOTU is
>> that they're the only ones that do a complete system, as far as I know.
>> Audio interface, MIDI interface, software.
>> Stereo in is nice, but there were too many times I wanted to record
>> multiple stereo signals from different devices (sometimes coming from
>> different people, even!) so I'd recommend waiting and going for 4 
>> stereo
>> pairs.
>> Mark Sottilaro
>> On Monday, July 15, 2002, at 08:24  PM, Mark Hamburg wrote:
>>> P.S. My audio input to my Mac: SP-808 to ZIP disk into the iBook via a
>>> USB
>>> ZIP drive. A bit convoluted.