sandie at sandgreen.dk
Fri Oct 9 10:48:59 BST 2009
> Hi everybody, I think it will be a good idea to tell to the list what
> equipment we are using with Ubuntustudio, that will help in coming up
> with recommendations for what to get. We can make a list on the web
> about what equipement is working well with Linux.
> At the moment I'm use a fastrack from M Audio wich is working well under
> unbuntu studio hardy 8.04.
I'm using a M-Audio Audiophile 2496, it require a little tweaking to
work (specialy on 9.10), but the sound is great and latency is
acceptable, at least on my budget :-)
I guess it's all about priorities, and I'd rather spend my money on
instruments and good mic's (allthou a RME soundcard would be nice...
Regarding mic's... It's hard to say wich is the best mic for everyone,
some voices actualy sounds better on a SM58 than on a Neumann U87 (my
So try them before you buy them, specialy if you buy a used on, I bought
a used U47 and found out that the electronics was toast :-/
That said... I have also been extremly lucky with garagesales, and found
a pair of AKG353 in perfect condition for 20$ :-)
btw. I always use a 32bit version, the 64bit is to immature for my taste
(had lots of problems with wine, alsa and jack) but I test it whenever
theres a new Ubuntu-release. The only place I have expirenced a
remarkable difference between 32 and 64, is when I compile stuf.
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