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Old 24th January 2009
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USB interface Choice

Hi all,
Just after some opinions. I'm currently an audiophile 2496 and a cheap Tapco mixer. Mostly this is to record electric guitar (which I do..er..by using a Boss graphic Eq pedal as a DI box and plugging it into the mixer) as well as acoustic guitar and occasionally vocals/other stuff. The mixer is a bit knackered, so I was thinking about getting a USB interface instead. I was looking at either the Line 6 UX2 or the Edirol UA-25EX.
Would either of these be a step up or down from what I'm using? I need to be able to make recordings of 'releasable' quality.
Cheers
Bob

Edit: This is in the wrong forum, isn't it? Should be under 'computers'. Sorry!

Last edited by BobChutney; 25th January 2009 at 12:42 AM.. Reason: oops
Old 25th January 2009
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Take a look at the Soundcraft Compact 4 mixer. The pres are really very decent for such a small amount of cash. A USB interface isn't gonna be any better than your 2496.
Old 25th January 2009 | Show parent
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Hi. Someone else recommended that too. Hi z inputs for guitar, 2 decent mic pres. Looks like just the job.
Cheers!
Old 25th January 2009
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Quote:
which I do..er..by using a Boss graphic Eq pedal as a DI box and plugging it into the mixer
Yuk man, do yourself a favor and look into that line6 usb stuff. Comes with amp sims. On the cheap too.
Old 26th January 2009 | Show parent
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Originally Posted by m_gant โžก๏ธ
Yuk man, do yourself a favor and look into that line6 usb stuff. Comes with amp sims. On the cheap too.
Yes, indeed. That's sort of what I was asking about. I've actually ordered a line 6 thing, as I'm sure it will come in handy. I know the guitar FX are very nice. But will the 'Neve Desk' preset on the mic channel sound as much like a Neve desk as the 'Marshall JCM900' preset sounds like a real Marshall? Because TBH, that would be close enough!
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