RE: sound cards

Subject: RE: sound cards
From: Mauricio Duarte-Neira (039166d) (
Date: Mon Feb 14 2005 - 11:31:54 EST

Even the cheap and internal M-Audiophile 2496 is an excellent choice. i've had no trouble, excellent latency and even no interference. (you get 2 ins and outs, a digital in and out, MIDI in and out. ASIO, etc...card goes for, 150 on ebay I guess, not sure, its an excellent price though)


From: on behalf of miriam clinton (iriXx)
Sent: Thu 2/10/2005 1:52 PM
Subject: Re: sound cards

i've gotta second the vote for M-Audio - had nothing but good results
from my Quattro - which is a few years old now, and they have a lovely
Firewire thing available....

mC~ wrote:

>Creative is not for pros. I've had reasonably good experiences with M-Audio
>and Tascam. You need the audio jacks to be outside of the computer, in a
>separate breakout box, to reduce noise and interference. USB or FireWire
>converters also do this.
>Original Message:
>From: WOTM
>Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 08:30:01 -0800 (PST)
>Subject: sound cards
>dear list,
>i am looking for a good quality sound card to use in a relatively small
>but professional studio set-up (mostly MIDI). my budget is no more than
>200 or 300$ CAN. can anyone suggest a reliable, inexpensive card that
>will give me quality results? would you trust the cards made by
>"creative", such as audigy 2 platinum pro?
>thanks so much,
>sandra chechik
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