Hi I spent hours reading this forum and I love it ! I've searched around the net to find products that are good for me but I felt lost in the middle of so many tecnical data! Hope someone here can help me. I record music playing guitar and bass with analog instrouments and using VST for drums and piano (my VST are NIbattery, NIb4, thegrand) I'm happy to spend money for my gratest passion and I would buy something that satisfy me with amazing sound quality ! So i need a quality sound card audio converter mic preamplifier mic almost everything! sound card: Don't know really too confused audio converter: RME? I think thay have grat products may be the ADI-8? mic pre: Millennia Origin STT-1? Mic: rode nt2000? I've read "KF's mic closet recommendations" I think I'll start with one good microphone!lol thanks Kurt grat post! this would be my choises if some one have suggestion or indications for better stuff in this range of prices... please post a message! thanks!