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Old 09-04-2005, 07:09 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I would recomend a bigger HD if you are recording in Wav. format
and maybe a Creative SoundBlaster Audigy 2 ZS if you are into music production(or want perfect sound quality) ..but if its just mp3s then you will be fine!
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Old 09-05-2005, 01:55 PM   #12 (permalink)
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after thinking about it, i think i may want a better soundcard, any suggestions?

edit. I'm also a little unsure about the case/psu combo,
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after thinking about it, i think i may want a better soundcard, any suggestions?

edit. I'm also a little unsure about the case/psu combo,
Yeah detail your recording and I can help you.
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Old 09-05-2005, 02:11 PM   #14 (permalink)
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i use adobe adition 1.5. Right now i have a crappy mic, but i plan on getting a condensor. I only need to recorde vocals ans acoustic guitar.
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Old 09-06-2005, 11:45 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Ok, change of plans. I no long need to buy a copy of widows so that frees up an extra $100 of my budget. I thinking that i make want to get a better video card, cuz i've alwasy been a console gamer, and i'd like to try computer games. What you would recomend?
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Old 09-07-2005, 10:48 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Ron, hold off on a good audio card until you can spend some cash. I think for around $200 you can pick off a Delta Omni Studio from M-Audio.

http://cgi.ebay.com/M-AUDIO-Delta-66...QQcmdZViewItem


It's a phenominal card, with quality preamps. The Audigy 2 doesn't have phantom power for your condenser mic...
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Old 09-07-2005, 03:08 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Ron, hold off on a good audio card until you can spend some cash. I think for around $200 you can pick off a Delta Omni Studio from M-Audio.

http://cgi.ebay.com/M-AUDIO-Delta-66...QQcmdZViewItem


It's a phenominal card, with quality preamps. The Audigy 2 doesn't have phantom power for your condenser mic...
yea, that what i was worried about. I didnt' want to have to buy a seperate preamp.
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Old 09-07-2005, 06:51 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Well the Audigy 2 and cards like that have preamps, but not phantom power for condenser mics. Also, the preamps on the M-Audio board are of much higher quality than the Audigy ones. I love the Audigy (I have the 2 ZS Platinum Pro, in fact), but the M-Audio is strictly studio-quality recording. And, at a good price at that.
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Old 09-10-2005, 05:20 PM   #19 (permalink)
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ok, i've changed it a bit,



AMD Athlon 64 3500+ Venice 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Processor Model ADA3500BPBOX
$219.00

MSI K8N Neo4-F Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4-4X ATX AMD Motherboard
$85.00

eVGA 128-P2-N368-TX Geforce 6600GT 128MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card
$153.00


CORSAIR ValueSelect 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System
$89.75


Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JB 160GB 7200 RPM IDE Ultra ATA100 Hard Drive - OEM
$77.99



Thermaltake Soprano VB1430BWS Black Steel/Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 430W Power Supply
$89.00

LITE-ON SK-1688A/B Black PS/2 Wired Standard Keyboard
$5.75

ENVISION ECT710g Black 17" CRT Monitor D-Sub -
$97.00


DCT Factory Lite Up O-028 Black 3 Buttons 1x Wheel PS/2 Optical Mouse
$5.49

Logitech 980240-0403 Black 3.5mm Connector Desktop Microphone
$9.00

Logitech X-230 32 Watts 2.1 Speaker -
$33.98

total = $864

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TOSHIBA Black 16X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 6X DVD+R DL 16X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 24X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2M

Cache IDE DVD Burner - OEM

Western Digital Caviar SE WD800JB 80GB 7200 RPM IDE Ultra ATA100 Hard Drive - OEM
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