Audio Hardware

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Jz1397-5, Aug 15, 2002.

  1. Jz1397-5

    Jz1397-5 XP Bad Ass

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    I was wondering if any of you had any advice on what type of recorder to get. I would like to be able to record a violin (up to 40 min) and play that recording back with as little backround noise as possible, any ideas? I was thinking an MP3 player, but i would need something else. please i am kinda clueless.
     
  2. Tabula Rasa

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    Dont even think of using MP3 recs, for professional sound quality always use WAV recorders (same quality as CDs).
    But back to the hardware I sogest you simply use 2 soudblasters (one for recording and one for playback).
     
  3. Jz1397-5

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    any certian products?
     
  4. Goatman

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    WHat if you totally forgot the PC part of it and used MiniDisc??
     
  5. paul_43

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    MiniDisc will do a nice job... for normal use.. unless you are really professional... and it's gonna be publish to the public.. otherwise MiniDisc will do a really nice job...
     
  6. Tabula Rasa

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    MiniDisk is nice actually alot of new bands in semi-professional studios prefer MiniDisks (they dont skratch, les chance of lost of data), but still if you want maximum quality - use CDs.

    And by the way if I where you I'd check out the Creative site at
    www.soundblaster.com
     
  7. Jz1397-5

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    What type of hardware, the people i am doing this for are professional violinists and a celloist.
     
  8. Tabula Rasa

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    if you have the cash - Creative Extigy, Creative Audigy, or even soundblaster LIVE.
    it dosent really metter, more interesting - do you have an electric violin or are you going to use a microphone?
     
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    Hercules game theater will do what the Extigy does and do it better for less $$$
     
  11. Jz1397-5

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    use a microphone, but not one that is connected to the bridge, just an open air microphone.
     
  12. dreamliner77

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    Depending what you are doing (one time thing or not), you might wanna look into the new generation of 4 track recorders. They now have ones that record to CP, SD, memory stick, mini disc and CDR
     
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  14. Tabula Rasa

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    keep the microphone in a steady place.
     
  15. Jz1397-5

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    heres the thing, they are not using a computer, it is just a stand alone device that can play audio back once recorded.