I recently picked up a Presonus 1818VSL interface and while I'm able to record, everything sounds a little "cheap" for lack of a better word. I've been reading and finding that some folks are using a preamp before the interface. Is this common and do the Presonus preamps suck? Thanks in advance for any information.
this looks amazing! 16 motorized faders, a macro button, footswitch for start and stop, faders can control pluggin parameters!! A market drop button! HUI compatibility.
At 1k asking price it offers twice as many faders as it’s Mackie and Avid competitors. It’s little brother cuts the price and fader count exactly in half.
Looks like it has a nice compact footprint on the tabletop too.
Is anyone using this interface? I love it because it's also a physical mixer but it has some quirks which I've noticed on other presonus equipment as well.
I use it with Mixcraft 8 Pro Studio and it works fine but after being armed for a couple of hours, seems to need a release and renew of the driver.
In other words, after I've recorded for a couple hours, the recording will get noisy. I simply close the daw and reopen and it's fine.
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I'm at an intermediate level of home recording. Have produced/engineered a couple of records, one of which was played on radio so at a certain level of skill but still consider myself a novice with much to learn really.
Been running an Maudio profire 2626 with a Mac, using Studio One as my DAW.
Tracking live drums i'm at a point where I'm feeling the need to expand my mic pre's...
Sad news! Just upgraded Mac OS to Sierra from Snow Leopard, then Presonus Firepod that served me right these years doesn't supported anymore (over latest OS).
So, I'm looking for a replacement, whether Audio Interface OR USB Mixer! I'm here to seeking your precious suggestions, opinions even advices!
These years, I realized that I mostly used 4 inputs from Firepod, and a lot of time processing source (clean recording) over DAW.
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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 much newer. Does anyone have experience with those two and can say if one produces superior audio quality when recording? If they are similar, I would probably just use the Audiobox because it's more convenient to use.