Hey, I'm thinking of picking up a DAW controller to make mixing a little easier. Using sliders and knobs is way better then a mouse imo. I like the Alesis Master Control. Talkback mic is a plus, motorized faders a must, assignable buttons with A/B assignments. It makes the unit pretty user friendly. I know it has bank and track switchers so you can control an unlimited amount of tracks, but I really would like something that you can add additional channel strips to like the Mackie Logic Control has the XT extension that adds 8 more track capabilities. Does anyone have experience with any of these and suggest any in particular? I like the price of the Alesis more, and the fact that it has a talkback feature. It would be perfect if it had extensions, but I don't believe it does. I might just have to settle for banking up and down. Which really isn't all too bad. Any input would be appreciated. By the way, I love this board so far, TONS of help in past topics and responses. Thanks again!