ADAT to computer transition

Discussion in 'Computing' started by Brusco, Aug 20, 2005.

  1. Brusco

    Brusco Guest

    Can anyone tell me about their transition from ADAT to computer?
    Can anyone recommend a good card for getting my adat tracks into the computer? I'm looking at the G5's

    Did you keep using your ADAT to record with? I would like only to use my ADAT to archive and remix my S-VHS adat tapes if possible.

    What software are you mixing with?
  2. Beatballs

    Beatballs Guest

    I use an Emu 1212m($150 at G.C.) and set my software to receive an external optical signal from my blackface ADAT. It runs at 48khz/16 bit, so set the software accordingly. I find the ADAT useful when I want to record drums away from my computer or backup old tapes. Its a pretty clean transfer with not much signal degradation(at least to my ears).

    SONICA-X Guest


    RME HDSP9652.

    24 ADAT IN/OUT and ADAT sync.

    My best,

    Guy Cefalu
    Sonica Audio Labs
  4. Spy

    Spy Guest


    Greetings Brusco,

    If you're considering a Mac, I'd suggest something from the MOTU range - 2408 for the PCI route or 828 for firewire.


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