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Fly with the cows

Discussion in 'Pro Audio Equipment' started by Caisson, Jul 15, 2005.

  1. Caisson

    Caisson Guest

    Just wondering if anybody has hurd, tested, or owns the...

    M-Audio Flying Cow A/D D/A Converter

    im looking to upgrade from a M-audio 2496 audiofile, All I really need is a good quiet converter with XLR's ( for a good proce)

    any help would be appreciated............
  2. frob

    frob Well-Known Member

    what do you consider a good price?
  3. Caisson

    Caisson Guest

    between $200-$500
  4. frob

    frob Well-Known Member

    does it need XLRs as in preamps? or does it just need balanced input?
  5. Caisson

    Caisson Guest

    I just need balanced inputs, I don't like going from xlr to 1/4 in.
  6. Digger

    Digger Guest

    I was looking at a Flying Cow a little while ago. I ended up choosing an RME ADI-2. Much better stuff than M-Audio, I think I bought it used for about $500 on Ebay. It's a great unit with 192 K sampling rates. I also believe the Flying Cow uses 16 Bit whereas the RME uses 24 bit. Plus it uses Balanced in and outs. Good Luck and I hope this helps.
  7. p0llen_p0ny

    p0llen_p0ny Guest

    The flying cow is 24 bit. But the converters on the RME are much better. I believe the flying cow converters are the same spec as one of the Roland VS units. They're good but for an extra $200 or so the RME are worth it.
  8. Caisson

    Caisson Guest

    thanks for the input

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