Okay im new to recoring i have a whole big tape deck set up. I am looking to move to digital. I do not want a work station. I need help like i really dont no what i need. I have mics and cables ect. I also have vegas 7.0d software Im guessing you can record with it i dont no how but ill learn. I was looking at getting a alesis fire wire mixer My budget is around 500 could i get better than that for the money. If so can i get some help. Like is there other set ups i can get besides a firewire mixer please help me with this thanks!