High-performance audio interfaces featuring M-Audio’s exclusive CrystalTM preamps enable composers and musicians to produce studio-quality computer-based recordings.
Posted on April 23, 2015 by Richard Bottom
Every computer music setup needs a way of getting signals into and out of the computer, and to achieve this you really need to invest in an 'audio interface', often referred to as a “sound card”.
“But I have a headphone output and microphone input on my computer already. Why do I need a separate box to do the same thing?”
Read on to find out…
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Posted on February 25, 2015 by Dan The Man
Still currently in beta version, but already with loads of users and a growing community, Propellerhead’s Discover is the place to create, share and collaborate on musical projects on-line.
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Posted on September 11, 2014 by Dan The Man
What is Audiohub?
Audiohub 2x4 is a USB audio interface with ‘Focusrite sound inside’, for high-quality electronic music production. Housed in a sleek yet tough aluminium chassis, it provides two ultra-low latency inputs and four super loud outputs, while connecting and powering up to three other USB devices with its integrated USB 2.0 hub.
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Posted on May 12, 2011 by Joe Stachowiak
Well, I’ve brought you the Mackie ProFX8 review, so I thought I may as well let you know about the ProFX12 as well! Yes, I know they are both very similar… but the ProFX12 does offer a little more flexibility compared to the ProFX8, so I thought it was worth dedicating an extra blog post to…
Posted on May 11, 2011 by Joe Stachowiak
Are you a solo performer, small band (in numbers, not height!), or small venue? Are you looking for a professional yet cost effective solution to your live mixing problems? No need to go compare! Look no further than the Mackie ProFX8…
Posted on May 6, 2011 by Joe Stachowiak
Cables, cables, everywhere! But with so many different types, which ones do you need? And what is the difference between them all? Fear not, for I am here to explain everything… Plus, this guide also features an easy-to-understand description of the terms 'balanced' and 'unbalanced'.
1. Introduction and Contents
2. 1/4" Jack
3. Balanced vs Unbalanced Audio
4. Why ground?
8. USB/USB 2.0
9. Firewire 400 and 800
Posted on February 8, 2011 by Joe Stachowiak
The MOTU 828 Mk3 Hybrid incorporates both Firewire and USB2 connectivity, allowing it to be connected to a huge range of Mac and Windows computers. The new model uses FireWire "Type B" connectors, and ships with a 9pin to 9pin FireWire cable!
Posted on November 17, 2010 by Joe Stachowiak
Now, before I start, I have to admit that I’ve recently sold my Alesis IO2 in place of a MOTU Traveler! But that’s only because I felt it was time to upgrade to something that offers a little more flexible functionality, and after five years of quality service, I can honestly say that it is hard to pick any faults with the Alesis IO2; at such a bargain price, it’s well worth the money for any small home studio. So if you want to learn why I rate the Alesis IO2 so highly, read on…
Posted on November 4, 2010 by Joe Stachowiak
News from Alesis, with the announcement of a brand-new electronic drum set - the DM7 USB Kit.
The Alesis DM7 USB Kit features crushing bass drums, cracking snares, melodic toms and shimmering cymbals - all at your fingertips. Experience the thrill of busting out beats on eight total drum and cymbal pads powered by the DM7 drum module, with over 400 sounds. Between the rugged DMRack, triple-zone snare pad, choke-able crash, and USB computer connectivity, the DM7 USB Kit gives you flagship features at an ultra-affordable price.