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MPC drum tracking

Postby Wiseau » Tue Dec 11, 2012 2:05 am

I use the main stereo outs to record drums to Cubase, one at a time from my 5000, as I sample in stereo. Some people say there is a difference in sound to using the 8 individual outs which would save time when recording. Has anyone got any thoughts on this?
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Re: MPC drum tracking

Postby Bigga J » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:27 pm

Everybody I've spoken to on this topic recommends tracking from the main stereo outs as you're doing - this has applied since the MPC2000, something to do with superior o/p amps (and D/A converters possibly) on the main out and skinny sounding ones on the individual outs so I'd go for sound quality over time saving any day personally.
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Re: MPC drum tracking

Postby Wiseau » Thu Dec 13, 2012 8:57 pm

Thanks, it's always interesting to find out how other people work.
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Re: MPC drum tracking

Postby ken long » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:07 pm

I've heard the same thing but when I track it, I use the 8 so that I have more routing options. I don't think sound quality suffers...

... until I've done the mix. :)
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