What Sound Card?

Discussion in 'Sequencing Hardware' started by webb_worx, Oct 6, 2003.

  1. webb_worx

    webb_worx New Member

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    Are you happy with your computers sound card tonal quality for sequencing midi?
    If so can you let me know what your using please?
    Any1 & EverY1.
  2. Zandro

    Zandro New Member

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    Sound Blaster Live! and Audigy are two excellent cards, because they have MIDI SoundFont support.
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    freerider88 New Member

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    My soudcard is Creative Soundblaster 5.1 Live! with Creative 5100 5.1 speakers..and im very happy :)
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    I use Creative SB 5.1 Live as well will Desktop Theatre 5.1 or in the studio the Audigy and peavey ref monitors, awesome.
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    Tschacko New Member

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    My Onboard ASUS works well too it is a Realtek RC650 6.1
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    Tschacko New Member

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    My friend uses an Audigy 2 too
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    sb live is not usefull for professional audiorecording @ 24 bit

    look for

    terratec oder midiman
  8. Graeme

    Graeme New Member

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    Although cards like the Soundblaster and Audigy, with their Soundfont support, are pretty useful for midi work, the real problem is they fall down badly as audio cards - where their performance is less than adequate. Since most people will eventually want to render their files to audio, this is a big disadvantage if it's the only card in the system.

    So, for those who want to use the SB for its midi capabilities, they also need a good audio card for the next step in the process.

    I'm using a SB PLatinum Live! for its soundfont handling and a LynxOne for its excellent audio. However, there are cheaper options than the LynxOne which will still give you good audio quality. I also have a C-Port system installed, but that's for another reason entirely.

    Since I also have some hardware synth modules, all this stuff gives me loads of midi ports to play around with :)
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2003

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