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  1. M

    Always Highest Sample Rate recording?

    I'm wondering whether you always recording with Highest Sample Rate? Or... 44.1 will do?
  2. audiokid

    PreSonus FaderPort 8 Makes DAW Control Fast and Easy

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana—December 2016… Compact and easy to use, the PreSonus® FaderPort™ 8 Mix Production Controller connects via USB 2.0 to provide precise tactile control over your favorite DAW’s mix and automation functions, including complete transport control. With 8 touch-sensitive...
  3. M

    what is Behringer ADA 8200 ? confusing...

    Hi, I'm quite interested about this monster Behringer ADA8200. In fact, I'm quite confusing... It just like an Audio Interface, But yet it mentions AD/DA Converter! So, What is this? And All-In-One gear? Can someone helps?
  4. PhantomBox

    AKG C414B-ULS with low output

    Calling out to all mic gurus: I have an AKG C414B-ULS with low output. Please correct me if I'm wrong: these condenser mics have FETs that need to be calibrated to a certain voltage that polarizes the capsule. If this voltage is too high by just a few volts, it looses low frequency response...
  5. robinjection

    Behringer Xenyx x1222usb - Computer audio volume control on the mixer?

    I record a podcast and I recently got the behringer xenyx x1222usb to record myself and some friends. I plug the board into my PC, using Adobe Audition. Sometimes, I'd like to play some audio from the computer I'm using to record back into the board. (Example: A Youtube video playing from the...
  6. Charles Turner

    Repairing a Shure 545?

    Greetings- I recently bought an older Shure 545 (4-pin Amphenol era) on eBay, and while it works, it sounds a bit of the dog with voice: a greatly diminished low end, and reminiscent of talking through a paper towel tube. Given there's only three parts to the mic: cartridge, transformed and...
  7. audiokid

    Lake People MIC-AMP F355

    Anyone ever try the Lake People MIC-AMP F355 micpre? Technical Data Inputs: 2, electr. balanced, 5 kohms Input CMRR: > 80 dB (@ 15 kHz / +60 dB) Max. input level: > +21 dBu ( > 33 dBu with pad) Gain coarse: 0 ... +66 dB (6 dB...
  8. Brother Junk

    Software Compressor Q?

    So, I've read all about compressors, everything I could find. Some of the links I've read I found on this site. I'm not ashamed to say that there is little that I truly understand about them. And I've never gotten to use a hw unit. Threshold I get, (I'm trying to recall all the settings)...
  9. JakeAC5253

    Does This Switch Wiring Work For What I Want?

    I want to break a signal path which has no discrete components in it as of now. I want a 3 position toggle switch to have the options of Stock (signal pass through), Resistor 1 (signal path broken and routed into Resistor 1), and Resistor 2 (signal path broken and routed into Resistor 2). I've...
  10. audiokid

    The Brian Setzer Orchestra Live - FOH Engineer Jimbo Neal using Royers

    Front of House Engineer Jimbo Neal takes us behind the scenes with the Brian Setzer Orchestra, showing how he uses Royer and Mojave Audio microphones to get Brian's live sounds. To add more choices, here is a look at Mojave and Royer mics. They are a bit higher priced mics but you can always...
  11. numero6

    Miktek MK300

    Hi folks. It is my first post here. I have been hanging out on other audio engineering forums for many years but this forum looks friendly and non-elitist so I decided to sign up. I am planning on buying a Miktek MK300. My main mic is an AT4033 which is nice but a little sibilant and lacking...
  12. audiokid

    Robert Friedrich on Recording The San Diego Symphony

    I just love Royer ribbons. I just listened to this and am blown away how smooth these piano's sound. Robert Friedrich on Recording The San Diego Symphony Posted on October 7, 2014 by royerlabs Pianos (dual) – R-122V, R-122 Woodwinds – SF-2 Strings – SF-2 Hall Ambience – SF-24 Recording...
  13. P

    Stay with firewire Apogee Ensemble/Avalon 737 or Go all UAD ?

    Would appreciate comments suggestions or alternatives. Im considering switching to UAD Apollo 8 Thunderbolt with all UAD plugins and a new thunderbolt iMac. Presently firewire iMac, Good mics and recording studio. Vocals, acoustics and electrics. Pop country blues jazz
  14. DonnyThompson

    Computer ( PC) cooling fan question

    Hi gang... Yesterday, my computer's cooling fan started kicking into high ever few minutes or so. This is the cooling fan on the bottom of the tower, not the intake fan over the power supply It did this without any warning or symptoms... Is this an internal settings thing, or is this...
  15. S

    Presonus Firestudio vs Audiobox 22VSL - recording quality?

    Hi I own an old Firestudio 26x26 (not project) and a newer USB Audiobox 22VSL, both from Presonus. I wonder which has better recording quality for mics. The Firestudio has 8 inputs but it's big and heavy and requires an additional power supply. The Audiobox was much cheaper but then again it's...
  16. Makendzis

    Prism Sound Orpehus FireWire Recording Interface.

    Hi, selling my friends Prism Sound Orpheus FireWire Recording Interface. The device is in perfect working order and in spite of some mild rack usage signs (tiny scratches on top and bottom) is great to look at. My friend was it's second owner. He decided to sell it because he got hooked on...
  17. Earthless

    Adding IO via Adat

    I currently own the RME UFX interface, but time has come to make use of the adat connections and expand the inputs and outputs. Googling around there are not so many options to choose from. Most common may be the Behringer ADA8200 and the Focusrite octopre mic preamp. To suit my needs better i...
  18. T

    upgrading interface - apollo 16 or avid i/o 16x16 or 8x8x8?

    hi, i'm planning on upgrading my interface and was planning on going with apollo 16 but i was reading online the sound quality is not noticeably better and for $3000 i want it to sound better than my firestudio projects. i use logic and was wondering if maybe going avid hardware is the way to...
  19. audiokid

    Royer R-122 MKll Active Ribbon Microphone

    audiokid submitted a new resource: Royer R-122 MKll Active Ribbon Microphone - The R-122 MKll takes the R-122 to a whole new level, delivering unprecedented flexibility for ribbon Read more about this resource...
  20. DonnyThompson

    Need advice from members about Microsoft Cloud

    Hi gang... I need my computer savvy friends here to explain to me - preferably in the simplest terms, ( don't rule out using hand-puppets as learning aids if necessary) about the Microsoft Cloud... or about any virtual backup/restoration system... It's not that I've had premonitions of...