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Re: O.T. Computers

my scsi's are the loudest thing on my box.  and one of the first
things i may replace, assuming i can't isolate the noise in my
apt. w/o unduly increasing the heat in the box.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Sottilaro" <sine@zerocrossing.net>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 4:41 PM
Subject: Re: O.T. Computers

> SoundFNR@aol.com wrote:
> >
> > SCSI disks are supposed to be the best, but now the
> > IDE disks are easily good enough, and are cheaper
> > and more importantly quieter.
> > Also, the faster the disk spins, the louder it is,
> > and the "slower" Hard Drives  these days are quite
> > fast enough.
> > (unless you want to record 24 tracks at once).
> > ...but do get the largest capacity disk you can.
> Is this really true?  Are SCSI disks louder?  I've never
really a/b'd
> two, but the difference has never been obvious to me.  Fan
noise is your
> biggest problem, IMO, and you can spend a bit more to get
quiet fans.
> Frankly, I can't remember the last time I used a mic, and I
really don't
> notice the sound of my G4 while I'm mixing, but I don't have a
> "studio" environment.
> Mark