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Looking for the right multitrack mixer....

Discussion in 'Recording' started by ReasonOfHaste, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. I need a mixer that has around 16 channels that can plug into my computer for multi track recording... i have thought about just getting a simple 16 channel mixer with line outs then feed the outs to a presonus firepod... but i would rather just buy a mixer that could plug directly into my computer and every channel would show up on a different track... does anyone know of such a product? thanks for the help ;-)
     
  2. Boswell

    Boswell Moderator Distinguished Member

    Analogue mixers with FireWire interface:

    Mackie Onyx 1640i
    Allen & Heath Zed-R16

    Low/medium cost digital mixers:

    Yamaha 01V96 with mLan expansion card
    Tascam DM-3200 with FireWire adaptor card

    I will refrain from making any specific recommendations; suffice it to say the Zed-R16 is excellent for the money.
     
  3. Alesis Multimix 16 Firewire/usb2.0
     
  4. TheJackAttack

    TheJackAttack Distinguished Member

    Not a fan of the Multimix. They are very buggy inre firmware and drivers. They are also hit and miss with construction quality. I'd stick with one of Boswell's recommendations.
     
  5. rockstardave

    rockstardave Active Member

    oh my god you guys are forgetting about the Presonus StudioLive !!

    that's the one you want
     

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