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Re: Future-proofing your interface...
      01/02/13 12:45 PM
I appreciate the point on IDE, SCSI and other devices / interfaces.
It's ridiculous to say that if I buy an 8 channel preamp / sound interface, it's going to be obsolete in 3 years. What would be the point in buying it?
That was the point of the post.
Eg. I could buy a line only interface and use my half decent preamps, or buy an 8 channel adat mic pre-amp and use it for as long as adat is around on interfaces.
There are ways of future-proofing your recording equipment - it's picking the right road.
Recording starts with having a half-decent mic and pre-amp (if you don't just record line in sources).
Maybe a line only interface is the way to go.......

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* Future-proofing your interface... BigAl 30/01/13 01:31 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... tacitus   31/01/13 09:49 AM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... BigAl   31/01/13 12:58 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... tim_obrien   30/01/13 07:27 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... BigAl   31/01/13 01:27 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... tim_obrien   31/01/13 08:05 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... BigAl   01/02/13 12:45 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   01/02/13 03:04 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... James PerrettModerator   01/02/13 10:57 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... BigAl   04/02/13 01:59 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... The Elf   04/02/13 03:10 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... BigAl   04/02/13 03:16 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... R_A   01/02/13 10:45 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... BigAl   01/02/13 04:59 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   01/02/13 06:32 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... BigAl   04/02/13 02:35 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... R_A   31/01/13 08:36 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... BigAl   01/02/13 12:53 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... fay spook   01/02/13 02:19 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... Madman_Greg   31/01/13 09:48 AM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... James PerrettModerator   30/01/13 03:23 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... BigAl   30/01/13 03:33 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   30/01/13 03:31 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... BigAl   30/01/13 03:43 PM
. * Re: Future-proofing your interface... Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   01/02/13 02:54 PM

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