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very, very simple set-up

Discussion in 'Recording' started by krisleuk, Jul 30, 2004.

  1. krisleuk

    krisleuk Guest

    As I read through your posts, I understand about every 4th word, so forgive my impertinence in asking such a simple question. But I'm tired of getting jerked around by Best Buy and Sony employees who know nothing :x , so I would really appreciate some help. I'm a high school music teacher and need a basic unit for recording cd's. The catch is I need inputs to record direct from self-powered stereo microphone as well as cd players and a mixing board for the big concerts. I would also like it to be able to duplicate concert recordings with the same machine. I know they exist. I have seen them, years ago even. But now that I want one, can't seem to find it. Any help for the audio challenged?
  2. UncleBob58

    UncleBob58 Active Member

    What's your budget?

    What do you have or is available to you now (PC/Mac, software, DAT, mics available, etc.)?

    You can probably use Pro Tools Free (yes, it's free!!!) available at http://www.digidesign.com for editing.

    I'm sure that many more here will chime in with suggestions.
  3. doulos21

    doulos21 Member

    how many inputs do you need? outputs whats your budget? etc
  4. Sanity Inn

    Sanity Inn Guest

    useful link to desribe different levels and ideas of recording


  5. digidan00

    digidan00 Guest

    Hello Krisleuk,

    I believe what your looking for is for the "Denon DNC550R Professional Dual Drive CD-R and CD-RW Recorder." It has XLR inputs as well as RCA's plus you can copy from one drive to another.

    As far as a mixer is concerned I love my Mackies, I have three of them (12ch - 14ch - 24ch), you can't go wrong with them.

    Here is a link where I buy all my stuff and the product you need.


    Good luck!

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