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Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop)
      24/11/12 06:25 PM
If you're halfway serious, you can build an absolutely bombproof setup for the price of a good macbook pro.

Start with a 6u flightcase of your choice. Add two 1u Supermicro servers, each with mirrored RAID drives. In the top two units, add a rackmount monitor drawer with a KVM switch - these are ludicrously expensive new, but you can pick them up quite cheaply used. At the bottom of the rack, fit a basic 1u UPS, just a few hundred VA worth in case you get unplugged. In the remaining unit, fit two half rack audio interfaces to the front and a little line mixer or a broadcast failover switch to the back.

If you don't need stadium-gig levels of reliability, omit all the redundant kit and you can put together a decent setup for well over a grand.

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* Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) Kolakube 21/11/12 10:23 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) Kolakube   03/12/12 09:34 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) Magic Matt   08/12/12 04:59 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) The Elf   08/12/12 05:26 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) Pete Kaine   04/12/12 12:33 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) uphillbothways   24/11/12 06:25 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) Pete Kaine   26/11/12 11:25 AM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) johnny h   26/11/12 04:01 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) Pete Kaine   27/11/12 10:02 AM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) MonkeySpank   27/11/12 10:15 AM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) johnny h   24/11/12 08:20 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) Kolakube   24/11/12 05:15 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) MonkeySpank   27/11/12 02:40 AM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) johnny h   24/11/12 05:42 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) Kolakube   24/11/12 03:45 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) johnny h   24/11/12 04:22 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) Kolakube   23/11/12 10:03 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) johnny h   24/11/12 02:18 AM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) jaminem   23/11/12 04:12 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) Hairy Ears   23/11/12 01:36 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) The_Big_Piano_Player   22/11/12 05:03 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) Martin WalkerModerator   23/11/12 12:47 AM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) TheChorltonWheelie   22/11/12 06:31 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) James PerrettModerator   22/11/12 01:02 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) OneWorld   22/11/12 12:06 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) johnny h   21/11/12 11:49 PM
. * Re: Anyone gig'd with a a PC before (IE not a laptop) JeffB   22/11/12 11:46 AM

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