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Re: notebook non-recommendation for audio applications

I think I'm about to ditch the laptop as well. The older I get the
less I care about leaving the house for gigs and frankly at this point
who am I kidding?  The laptop I bought for gigging or occasional
visits to friends for a jam has left my home a total zero times.

Now my general use/surfing laptop is DEAD.  I'm thinking that rather
than replace it the money would be better spent on replacing my music
laptop with a desktop and relegating the old music laptop for general

I'm just thinking of getting the best HP desktop I can afford (which
is probably only around $600) as a bunch of my friends basically said,
"10 years ago build saved you money and hassle. Now it just buys you
pain."  This is a guy who's a high level IT guy too.

But your touchscreen micro axt... that sounds juicy.  Can you tell
more about it?  I can't seem to find much info on DYI touch screens
and from what I can tell getting the HP with it built in doubles the

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 1:14 AM, FRO DIDDLY<parispro00@hotmail.com> wrote:
> not sure how late i am, but in concerns to the acer laptops, i called 
> 6 months ago and they did not use TI chipsets in any computers anymore-
> in my adventure to find a perfect laptop, i bought 2 dells and returned 
> both - for what its worth the business class model performed much better
> than the consumer lvl garbage...
> i ended up wth a macbook pro running bootcamp.... which worked well since
> mobius is a very resource friendly program-
> but from my experience, running windows progrms in bootcamp is noticably
> slower than an equivenlent machine running windows os
> i now ditched the mac and built a micro atx PC with a touchscreen 
>monitor -
> =D....farewell laptop loopers! ;o)
> fro
>> Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2009 09:10:35 +0100
>> From: akbutler@tiscali.co.uk
>> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>> Subject: Re: notebook non-recommendation for audio applications
>> The info appears to be in the Device Manager,
>> on XP at least.
>> Mark Sottilaro wrote:
>> > But what if the manufacturer doesn't state what one they use?
>> > Confusing... why can't we all just get along? ;)
>> >
>> > On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 12:57 PM, Rainer
>> > Straschill<moinsound@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> >>> Has anyone had any experience with the newer Acer laptops
>> >> A friend of mine (not audio-conscious, but IT professional and
>> >> reseller) has them in his shortlist together with Samsung.
>> >>
>> >>> and I keep hearing that not all Firewire chipsets do well with 
>> >> It's relatively simple. There are two mass-produced IEEE1394 chipsets
>> >> - by TI and Ricoh respectivle. The TI is good, the Ricoh is not.
>> >>
>> >> Rainer
>> >>
>> >>
>> >
>> >
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