Selecting Hardware for Music Production
matt at tinysongs.net
Fri Oct 24 17:18:22 BST 2008
Sean Darby wrote:
>> There is only so much to say. Go Intel where you can. For sound,
>> sure it is supported by alsa and ffado. You should already have the links.
>>> What would be some good internal and external hardware/devices to use
>>> with a make-shift/budget home recording studio?
>> I am not much help here. I took the plunge and left the budget gear behind.
> I'm considering a budget of $100 to $1,500. I know that's a huge range
> low to high though I'm hoping to go as low as possible for good quality
> recording, yet I understand that in some cases I might just have to bite
> the bullet and get something that's more $$$. :-/ :-\
> How do I know if the stuff supports alsa and ffado before I buy it?
> What links are you referring to that you said I should already have?
> Thank you!
FYI, this is what I'm doing for a machine.
Intel BOXDG45FC Mini ITX Intel Motherboard 129 1 129
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor
169 1 169
Kingston 2GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Desktop Memory
28.99 2 57.98
SAMSUNG Slim 8X DVD±R DVD Burner Black EIDE/ATAPI Model SN-S082H
45.99 1 45.99
StarTech PCI-Express 1x Left Slot Riser Card Model PCIE1RIS
16.99 1 16.99
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 250GB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
54.99 2 109.98
Morex 7677 1U Mini-ITX Rackmount w/200W ATX Power Supply 1
189.99 1 189.99
CoolJag OAK-7 1U Server CPU Cooler - Socket 775 32 1 32
sub total 750.93
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