I've been doing some EXTENSIVE research in regards to buying some NEW gear & because it's been EXTREMELY overwhelming as far as SO MANY new products out & mixed reviews, I'm here Seeking Some PROFESSIONAL Advice!!! THANKS in advance!!!
CURRENT GEAR I OWN:
MICS: AKG C414XLS, MXL Genesis & R77, Shure SM58 Beta & SM57.
PREAMPS: True-Systems P-Solo, Focusrite Isa One & Mackie Onyx 1220.
AUDIO INTERFACES: Roland Octa-Capture & TC Electronics Konnekt 24D
COMPUTER: Self Custom Built PC (Duo Core 2 3.14ghz, 8gb Ram, Windows 7 64 bit, Three 7200rpm HD's/System, Audio & Samples)
DAW's: Cubase 6 & 7, Pro Tools 10
VST's/PLUGIN's: Too Many To Name (ALL HIGH END)
MONITORS/HEADPHONES: Yamaha HS80M's, M-Audio CX5's, Beyerdynamics DT-880's & AKG 702's
MONITOR CONTROLLER/HEADPHONE AMP: SM Audio Passive Nano Patch & Presonus HP4
POWER CONDITIONERS & CABLING: Two Furmans & ALL Mogami Cables
MIDI CONTROLLERS: M-Audio AXIOM Pro 61, Akai MPD32 & Frontier Design Aplha Track
GEAR I'M LOOKING INTO BUYING:
- Lynx Hilo AD/DA Converter/USB Interface
- Focusrite Liquid Channel Strip
- UA Solo 610 Mic Pre
- EH 12AY7 Tube Mic Pre
- Neumann TLM 102 Mic
- EV RE20 Mic
- Cloudlifter CL-1 Mic Activator
- Equator D5 Monitors
- NEW Custom Built PC or IMAC 27" running both OSX & Windows 7 64 bit via Boot Camp
My studio space is acoustically treated: 10 - 7'x2'x3" Free Standing Bass Traps, 2 - 6'x4'x3" Floating Bass Traps & 4 LARGE Sound Blankets.
Please keep in mind that my budget is ONLY $6500.
If you'd recommend something other than what I'm considering to buy, PLEASE feel free to advise!!!