Audio Production Laptop

hollunder at hollunder at
Thu Nov 27 22:31:46 GMT 2008

On Thu, 27 Nov 2008 01:25:35 +0100
Gerhard Lang <lang.gerhard at> wrote:

> There are many users out there with low budgets, like me trying ubuntu
> studio because they are looking for alternatives from MS-dependency
> and for them Apple-products even more are out of range.
> I'm lucky with a nexoc osiris s620ii, a barebone, my configuration is
> Intel cpu medium speed dualcore and chipsets,  FW, 4G RAM,  320 G HD,
> ~700€ wto OS in Germany 9/08. Edirol FW101 as sound interface. I'm
> messing around with live-played sw-synths, wine, wineasio, reaper,
> vst, especially korg MS20 legacy, synchronous instrument and voice
> recording. For low latency audio performance this machine is much
> better then an other notebook with amd64x2 processor, nvidia chipset
> and 3d graphics. This notebook solution is for life performance and
> recording, so it has to be small, light weighted and needs no
> 3d-gamer-screen. For more elaborated production and composition you
> either will use stationary machines with >20" screens.

I'm kind of curious about barebone. I'm thinking about getting a laptop
or netbook but barebone sounds interesting to me. Wouldn't a barebone
kind of allow one to get the best stuff there is?
I know that barebones are quite common for normal boxes but I don't
really have experience with laptops and wonder about the ups and downs..


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