Alright, so I'm sort of in a band, we get together once in a while and jam out, and try to record a lot of stuff we put down. Most of what we do is jam-band type stuff, all freestyle. We have guitar, bass, drums and organ, singer, and sometimes he just freestyles over a beat or dub from the computer. As it stands now, we have a lot of crappy equipment. An old school 4 channel mixer and a laptop running CoolEdit. Through some shifty wiring, we have about 7 or 8 inputs going into the mixer, then out into the mic input on the laptop. In general, nothing really works right and its a PITA. So, we're trying to move up a little bit. We just picked up a G4 Powerbook, and one guy just bought something, a Digidesign 882-20. I'm not real sure if this is anything thats going to help us or not. We were looking for something to change 8 simultaneous analog signals into a digital signal and send it into Protools or something via firewire or USB. I'm working on setting up a dedicated space to play so we can get everything set up and leave it, but any help to make the most of what we have would be great. What exactly does that Digi machine do anyway? Looks like its meant to be synced up with a mixer or something...TIA.