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Re: Anyone have experience with the TASCAM USB-428?

hey jas,

so are you tracking live thru it? what are your laptop specs?



On Thu, 04 Oct 2001 09:50:42 -0700 Jason Fink <jfink@cabq.gov> writes:
> Paul,
>    I use one with my laptop computer.  I have not really mastered 
> the intricacies.
>    Pretty much only used it to capture my improvised loopy 
> ramblings, analog input.
>    Haven't even done any multi-track stuff, but I like it allot.
>    Hmm, I guess that this review isn't very informative, is it?
> later,
> -jas
> Albuquerque
> PaulPokr@aol.com wrote:
> > I'm in the market for a new DAW interface (PC-based) for use with 
> Cubase. I was toying with the USB device TASCAM has on the market to 
> get the control surface aspect as well as getting analog and digital 
> i/o into my workstation.
> >
> > I've heard negative rumors re: using USB for audio hence my 
> reluctance in popping for the USB-428. I've checked the Tascam and 
> the Steinberg boards and saw the usual hardware platform-related and 
> other problem situations. My PC rig should work fine with the unit, 
> btw.
> >
> > I did see some, to me, high latency levels mentioned (e.g. 31 ms) 
> though.
> >
> > Any comments on this device? I DO like the girl using the 428 in 
> the Tascam advertisements (although she looks a tad P.O.'ed at 
> something. Hope it's not the USB 428).
> >
> > Regards, Paul