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Does this guy know what hes talking about?

Discussion in 'Recording' started by Lilbabyjrsob, Jan 24, 2006.

  1. Lilbabyjrsob

    Lilbabyjrsob Guest

    I was on ebay browsing around when i came across this item. It says dont buy M-Audio Delta 1010 and other various products.


    Is this just obviuos stuff?. Or do you think hes just trying to make a quick buck? Your thoughts?
  2. pr0gr4m

    pr0gr4m Well-Known Member

    Every question that he poses has been answered for free somewhere on the internet.

    He is explaining certain concepts that beginners may not understand and the information he is giving out may very well be helpful.

    The whole Direct Monitoring thing is something everyone with a DAW should know about and is no big industry secret.

    10 dollar mics, 20 dollar headphones, 200 dollar monitors...All these things are available and good stuff can be done with them. He says he likes and uses them...that doesn't mean that you will...or wont. I seriously doubt that his 20 dollar strings/piano sample library is very good.

    So, if you want to pay for it, go ahead. But it's not like he's giving away any big secret or anything like that.

    I say, look at his topics, search the net and compile your own list.
  3. Lilbabyjrsob

    Lilbabyjrsob Guest

    Yea, thats what i was thinking. But what does this mean then.

    {Direct Monitoring- Many sound cards are advertising “zero latency,” (where they pipe the input directly into the output) but this comes at the expense of not being able to use software effects like reverb or equalization for the headphone mix, which anyone would agree could drastically improve their performance. You then must purchase an additional mixer and external effects gear to have this "luxury."}taken from his statement.

    Does that mean i wont be able to put effects or equalize after recording?
  4. David French

    David French Well-Known Member

    This guy is a dork.

    Using direct monitoring is a choice. You can also choose to monitor though your software. If you have a decent computer, you will be able to achieve great (sub 10 msec) latency when you need to. It is true that when using direct monitoring you will not be able to apply software effects... no $*^t. That's what software monitoning is for.

    Of course not! After your digital files are created, you can do whatever processing you want. Thsi whole discussion just concerns the use of effects during recording, that is, having the performer hear effects that are not being recorded, like reverb for a singer for example.
  5. David French

    David French Well-Known Member

    double post
  6. David French

    David French Well-Known Member

    triple post...
  7. David French

    David French Well-Known Member

    quadruple post :shock:
  8. Cucco

    Cucco Distinguished Member

    Jesus David! Got a little excited??

    Hey, isn't "The Box" studio in Eau Clair WI?? :lol:
  9. Lilbabyjrsob

    Lilbabyjrsob Guest

  10. freaky

    freaky Guest

    Wow David, Sebatron contest syndrome?!? :-?
  11. David French

    David French Well-Known Member

    It wasn't me! It was RO I tell you! RO!!! :twisted:

    Good to see you freaky! 8)
  12. blaumph2cool

    blaumph2cool Active Member

    pfft. David just likes see at his avatar picture over and over again. :lol:
  13. David French

    David French Well-Known Member

    Well when you're beautiful...

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