No regrets

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  1. Terabyte

    Terabyte Guest

    Anyone have any regrets on any equiptment theyve ever bought.
    Ever bought somthing you've sold the next day and thought "not buying that crap again!" ?

    (Feel free to mention behringer equiptment, just don't talk about "behringer" itself being crap or not, thats not the point of the excersise)
  2. iznogood

    iznogood Member

    Feb 9, 2004
    actually the only thing i ever regretted buying is a behringer composer...

    i needed a comp for my home studio.... the problem is... i have ears!
  3. stickers

    stickers Active Member

    Jan 31, 2005
    Lowell MA
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    the presonus digimax i bought comes to mind. $1500 bucks new. I found out the hard way that its operational noise when I increased the gain past half way on the pres was unaccpetable.

    I then sold the presonus and purchased, the mackie onyx 800r which is very very quiet and IMO has much better pres and features than the presonus digimax.
  4. jonyoung

    jonyoung Well-Known Member

    Dec 31, 2003
    I bought an Edirol MIDI controller that I had persistant problems with, which I didn't discover the nature of until after the return period had expired. Turns out it isn't compatable with a chipset in my computer. After weeks of tweaking buffer settings, updating drivers, bothering all my friends who know MIDI really well and stumping all of them, I got the box out one day and there in 4 point type on the corner of the box it says: "Not compatable with VIA chipset". Fortunately it wasn't expensive and I never registered it. Anyone looking for a controller?
  5. Derm

    Derm Guest

    Can I pick two?
    1. Oberheim OB-12, absolute rubbish,waste of money
    2. Behringer Ultrafex Pro, as above.

    I think this thread might run for a while
  6. Derm

    Derm Guest

    Anyone looking for a controller?[/quote]

    I'll trade you for an Ultrafex Pro :)
  7. poprocks

    poprocks Guest

    Audio-Technica ATH-M20 headphones. I was looking for cheap headphones and got precisely what I wished for.
  8. Derm

    Derm Guest

    Poprocks, you've just reminded me of another! I didnt realise I had so much rubbish. Sennheisser Cordless headphones. I thought these would be soooo handy whilst I was tracking. No thug of the headphone cable every few seconds, unfortunately they hiss and crackle and work intermittently near my audio gear.
    Absolute rubbish, waste of money
  9. poprocks

    poprocks Guest

    100% agree, Derm. I had the same experience with JVC wireless headphones. Crap!
  10. Terabyte

    Terabyte Guest

    you can name as many as you want
    interested to know what i should possibly avoid :p

    senheise Cordless headphones...

    which model.. i was actually thinking of gettin some!.. being a drummer and cables being a pain sometimes
  11. John Stafford

    John Stafford Well-Known Member

    Oct 1, 2004
    Behringer B2 Pro mic. Now I'm going to take the capsule apart for my own amusement, so I suppose it wasn't such a bad idea after all :wink:
  12. Kev

    Kev Well-Known Member

    Nov 13, 2001
    Akai S900
    should have waited for the S950 at least

    Roland TR707
    should have done the 808 instead

    should never have sold my SH101
    ... or my Korg mono synth ... patch cords and all
    ah-well it was the 80's and digital synths were the go

    Cubase 3.52 and 4.0 ... yes two copies
    Should never have bought !
    I was stupid ... twice !!

    glad I did buy ... BUT completely stuffed up the right time to sell out
    I though there would be a market for ADAT archive transfers to PT/DAW.
    wrong !!
    people just re-recorded into their DAWs at home.

    anyone want some low milage ADAT XT's and BRC
  13. blaumph2cool

    blaumph2cool Active Member

    May 2, 2005
    Portland, OR
    Behringer UB1832FX-Pro (the pro means its good).

    i used it twice...i keep thinking i may have some need for it in the future.

    i don't completly hate my B2. but every time i try using it my hate for it grows.

  14. jonnyc

    jonnyc Member

    Apr 21, 2005
    bought a nady cm88 sdc thinking it couldn't completely suck on hihats, i was wrong. ended up giving it away, worst 35 bucks i've spent so far.
  15. hociman

    hociman Active Member

    May 29, 2005
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    Mackie's HUI. The most horrid NFG POS of a controller that was ever built by anybody, hands down.
  16. frob

    frob Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2004
    behringer ultragain pro. bought it right out tof the box one of the 4 meters didnt work.

    rode nt1a only reasone i dont reget it is it doesent suck. but for 100 more i could have bought something i dont mind using.
  17. roguescout

    roguescout Guest

    I bought an E-mu 0404 a couple of days ago.

    I didn't really need it, but was curious what the Patchmix DSP and PowerFX were all about.

    And I found out...

    HA! HA! HA! HA! :lol: :p

    If you need some entertainment, you can join in with the ongoing, absolutely hilarious saga of these E-mu products over at the Unofficial E-mu Forums:

    This is not a spam!

    It was the ONLY place I could find on the Net to find out what is really going on with this gear and how to fix my installation problems. This may help others on this forum.

    So if you are running E-mu gear and are thrilled or ready to commit suicide, that is the place to praise it or damn it to Hell.

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