What is the best 4x4 usb interface for recording a modular?

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What is the best 4x4 usb interface for recording a modular?

Post by miqraw » Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:52 pm

What is the best 4x4 usb interface for recording a modular?

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Post by brandonlogic » Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:57 pm

maybe more than your needs but check this out
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Post by Tonescape » Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:53 am

What is your budget?
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Post by miqraw » Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:06 am

Tonescape wrote:What is your budget?
as cheap as possible
I already have MOTU Ultalite first version (10 СV outs), but recording using EMU 0404USB sounds more pleasant for my ears.

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Post by sutekina bipu-on » Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:31 am

miqraw wrote:
Tonescape wrote:What is your budget?
as cheap as possible
I already have MOTU Ultalite first version (10 СV outs), but recording using EMU 0404USB sounds more pleasant for my ears.
its hard to beat the 0404usb quality wise (i have two still!)

i seriously recommend the umc404hd though in all honesty. it is the modern day price to performance equivalent of the emu, really. If it had adat it would good as the 1616m!

not dc coupled tho

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Post by Tonescape » Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:49 am

Price/quality wise, I find the newer focusrite interfaces really hard to beat.

If you can find a used Clarett 4pre, that would be my recommendation. The Scarlett range is also really good, I have a Scarlett 18i20 mk2 myself, and am very happy with it. Solid build, good drivers and great converters.
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Post by miqraw » Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:00 am

Clarett 4pre expensive and I don't need miс preamps at all.
Is it better behringer umc404hd recording through the insert inputs than Motu line inputs ?

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Post by Severed head » Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:58 pm

Tonescape wrote:Price/quality wise, I find the newer focusrite interfaces really hard to beat.

If you can find a used Clarett 4pre, that would be my recommendation. The Scarlett range is also really good, I have a Scarlett 18i20 mk2 myself, and am very happy with it. Solid build, good drivers and great converters.
I was looking at these a while back I was wondering how they did with synths/mudular/euro
do you record straight from an out module to the ins or do you mic a PA ?

because I play in various projects and this would have possibly been the best option for various projects.

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Post by void23 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:45 pm

Severed head wrote:
Tonescape wrote:Price/quality wise, I find the newer focusrite interfaces really hard to beat.

If you can find a used Clarett 4pre, that would be my recommendation. The Scarlett range is also really good, I have a Scarlett 18i20 mk2 myself, and am very happy with it. Solid build, good drivers and great converters.
I was looking at these a while back I was wondering how they did with synths/mudular/euro
do you record straight from an out module to the ins or do you mic a PA ?

because I play in various projects and this would have possibly been the best option for various projects.
Most projects that I've done or sat in on were patch straight into the board, and thus the audio interface. That said, I read an interview with Daniel Miller a few months back, and he mentioned that a lot of the DM records he produced in the 80's actually used a lot of mic'ing speakers and cabinets. Listen to Some Great Reward keeping that in mind and you'll totally hear it. If you have the gear and the right room, mic'ing can really add some extra depth of certain elements.

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