OK, I'll come right out and say it, I currently record as if it were circa 1994, using a big ass fuzzy sounding Fostex mixer and blackface ADATs ( ) and some rackmount processing. Sometimes I feed this into my computer via LIGHTPIPE and mix in a DAW, but usually I don't bother and mix out of the box. I am still far more comfortable having knobs, faders and little blinky lights in front of me. But............today I saw a couple of used Presonus Firepods, 300 bucks each. At this price, I could move ITB for good and actually learn how to use my DAW. Been pondering it anyway, this looks like a good way in. Unless this unit is a POS. Thoughts on the Firepod anyone??