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Re: OT -- USB audio interfaces
I've heard good things about both the Hammerfall devices and the MOTU
but I think you're wrong about the Hammerfall being cheaper. E.g. at
MOTU 828 - $699
Hammerfall DSP cardbus+multiface - $1040
----- Original Message -----
From: "Luigi Meloni" <Luigimeloni74@libero.it>
Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2002 7:52 AM
Subject: Re: OT -- USB audio interfaces
> Hi. I would steer away from usb audio interfaces. The ones I have tried
> seemed to be really unreliable and cpu-heavy. To make live recordings I'm
> actually buying a RME Hammerfall (it is a cardbus device + external
> half/rack module). It gives me the possibility to record at a really high
> quality up to 24 tracks on three adat In and Outs, with the Digiface
> and I know that there is the Multiface module that has balanced I/O +
> I/O + SP/DIF and midi. It is really reliable and it has Asio2.0 drivers
> a real low latency. Plus, if you want you can connect with a PCI card the
> same modules to your desktop, too. For informations you can take a look
> the www.RME.com site. It is cheaper than the various MOTU devices.
> Or, if you have a firewire interface, you could take a look to
> , since they have various Firewire devices.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <ArsOcarina@aol.com>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2002 1:08 AM
> Subject: OT -- USB audio interfaces
> > Hi all,
> > I'm trying to put together a little portable system
> > using my G3 iBook to make live recordings. I've been
> > looking at the Edirol UA-1A USB Audio Interface,
> > which seems simple enough to suit my purposes
> > (if it does in fact work). That, a couple of decent
> > mics and ProTools and I'll be good to go . . . I think.
> > Anyone out there with experience with a UA-1A?
> > Got any other USB audio interface suggestions?
> > Thanks,
> > Ted Killian