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by nsfx
Wed May 13, 2009 5:25 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Korg Zero4 vs Mackie d4 Pro vs (mixer + digital interface) ?
Replies: 0
Views: 634

Korg Zero4 vs Mackie d4 Pro vs (mixer + digital interface) ?

I'm looking for an hybrid mixer with a built in firewire interface -OR- an analog mixer and a separate digital interface. I've read mixed reviews of both the Zero4 and the d4, both of which would suffice, but I'm wondering if it'd be smarter to buy two separate units. I'm looking for a mixer with 4+...
by nsfx
Fri Apr 17, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Hardware performance-oriented mixer
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Re: Hardware performance-oriented mixer

Yeah, the 1202 looks great but it lacks a digital component. Maybe the best solution would be to get something like a 1202 + a new digital audio interface. Hmmmm.. introduces another point of failure but it's more flexible. A 1202 + an Echo Audiofire4 maybe?
by nsfx
Fri Apr 17, 2009 4:17 am
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Hardware performance-oriented mixer
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Re: Hardware performance-oriented mixer

Thanks for the suggestions. After letting the idea settle for a bit, I've decided the Mackie U probably isn't the best choice in terms of expandability. So I'm still in the market for a hardware mixer with a firewire port. The Zero8 looks cool but it's more than I wanted to spend, and I feel like I'...
by nsfx
Sat Apr 04, 2009 9:51 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Hardware performance-oriented mixer
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Re: Hardware performance-oriented mixer

Thank you for the suggestions! The Mackie u42d looks like a good fit and the Firewire I/O is a nice addition if I want to incorporate the laptop.
by nsfx
Fri Apr 03, 2009 6:44 am
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Hardware performance-oriented mixer
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Hardware performance-oriented mixer

I recently acquired a Yamaha Rs7k and I am really enjoying this thing. Prior to this I'd worked mainly with software and MIDI controllers... only occasionally making use of an old Roland synth. Even if it's more limiting in some regards, I find myself making better music with the hardware sequencer ...