1. C

    Hardware set up for live discussion recorded for Podcast

    I'm looking to buy a bunch of audio equipment for amplifying/recording live talks in front of an audience. I want to be able to record each mic as it's own .wav file (into my laptop using Adobe Audition or similar) before sending it to the PA so I can separately adjust gain during the live...
  2. audiokid

    Vintage Analog Hardware vs. Apollo & Unison Plug‑Ins

    Published on May 31, 2017 In this video, watch multi Grammy-winning producer/engineer Jacquire King (Tom Waits, Kings of Leon, Norah Jones) shoot out vintage analog hardware to Apollo with Unison / UAD plug-ins. Features electronic-soul artist Jamie Lidell and an all star cast at Blackbird...
  3. SteveFinik

    Video Recording Inside Studio? Best hardware/software

    Im installing an IP Camera security system for a friends new music studio. They would like a video camera system to record musicians playing drums, piano, singing etc and provide video on USB drive at end of session. Also, live stream video and audio via website if they want. Im thinking of...
  4. Sean G

    Using Hardware Like Plug-ins In PreSonus Studio One

  5. D

    Problem sending midi notes to external hardware in Ableton Live 9 Suite

    I want to use Ableton Live 9 Suite to play some background tracks while performing live. One track is configured to send midi notes to an external drum machine. This drum machine have a built in bass line that plays through a bass amp. I'm just interested in the bass line, wich is triggered on...
  6. G

    hardware synths vs vst/vsti?

    ok...I'm curious , I currently have a rack of samplers and synths, a carry over from my midi days... (aka 5000, Roland 550) and more. I'm curious to know since the computers are getting far more powerful, and the vst's are getting so good , who has migrated to vst solutions and has abandoned...
  7. audiokid

    RME Artist - Swedish label BIS - RME's hardware and Sequoia/Samplitude software became the ideal

  8. RJrules64

    How can I control ProTools 10 plugins with hardware?

    Hey everyone, I do a bit of recording as a hobby, so I use a lot of plug ins and VSTs etc. I'm getting tired of the tedious work required to adjust settings on the plug ins with the mouse. I have the Presonus faderport which has relieved me from using the mouse with the faders and pan knobs...
  9. R

    RatRig Hardware - DIY Acoustic Kits - Absorption Panels and Bass Traps

    Hi Guys, RatRig Hardware is a DIY Hardware company based in Europe - Portugal. We develop and sell various Audio and Video related DIY Hardware kits. http://www.ratrig.com Our first Audio Related kits are Acoustic Panels and Bass Traps for studios, check them out here...
  10. W

    SPL PASSEQ hardware version? any users out there with an opinion?

    been hmmming and hawwwwing over this for about year now im looking for another passive eq, i have a minimassive and a massive passive i find those two worlds apart. the massive has serious heft and i find it coloured in a good way but doesn't work for everything. the mini is my favorite eq bar...
  11. S

    Nord Rack 2x Hardware Advice

    Hello, Everybody I'm brand new to using hardware for years I've used software vsti's only but recently decide to buy a couple bits of hardware and I'm unsure on how to uses them with Live 9 software on PC, what I would like to do is write midi parts in Live 9 using the sounds from my EMU...
  12. D

    Hardware advice needed!

    Hello all. I'm moving into a bigger space soon and I need advice on how to complete my set-up. My priorities are: (a) recording real instruments, mostly acoustic (folk and Irish traditional) in a studio setting. No midi. I may have 7+ acoustic instruments and 7+ vocals to mix. (b) having 16+...
  13. mcolquitt

    Looking for some hardware setup and connectivity advice. Non-newb

    Hey Folks, While I am not a newb (12 years with home studio) I have always had this underlying feeling that I have not ever set my system up just right. I have resisted asking for input as I certainly should know by now if I am properly set up and/or running as efficiently as I could be. I...
  14. audiokid

    Software or Hardware Compressor?

    An Interesting conversation from and engineer/developer
  15. audiokid

    Sonar, VS 700C, hardware integration questions

    Has anyone used Sonar with the VS 700C in a hybrid application (full integration between hardware and software)? Is this DAW exclusive to ITB or does it have a nice workflow otb too? If I got the VS 700C, do I need to use their interface/ ADDA for it or can I use my interface and converters?
  16. T

    Pro Tools hardware - Avid HD I/O 16x16 Analogue or Avid HD I/O 16x16 Digital???

    Hi there guys, I'm interesting in purchasing either the Avid HD I/O 16x16 Analogue or Avid HD I/O 16x16 Digital. From researching both I can fully understand what you use the digital version for but not the analog. My understanding of the digital version, is like most converters it converts a...
  17. A

    External hardware as insert

    Hello, This is my first post on ANY studio/recording forums. I have a Digi 003 Factory and a Boss GT-8 guitar effects processor. I'm trying to use the GT-8 as an insert with the analog inputs. It took me a while to figure out how to get ANY sound at all and now I do and its too much. I get...
  18. ChrisH

    Hardware Vs Plug-Ins.. What sounds better?

    This has been debated many of times, but I would really like to know the opinions of the professionals on here. Does a high end outboard compressor really sound better than a quality plug-in? Assuming you know what you're doing. I'd also like to know the same for Limiters, gates, and reverb. If...
  19. audiokid

    Transient Designer Hardware vs Software

    I have them both and the hardware sounds better. Why? I'll post an example of a kick but for now.... First impression they are very close but not until you play a double kick do you really notice the difference. The second kick is always different than the first. Meaning, if you have an...
  20. H

    Confused & Really Need Help w/ Hardware Needed To Give My Vocals More Of A Pro-Sound?

    I am new here so please be gentle as my question(s)/explanations may seem silly ;o) I've only been singing a little over 2 years (not bad-not great), but it's become a passion & relieves stress. So far, I strictly sing online to Karaoke Tracks from a laptop... using Audacity w/select VST...