Arpangel wrote:I bought a Behringer UC204, so job done.
Shame but then I hope it works well for you.
BTW, since SOS have never reviewed the whale **** Behrry boxes I would really like to know how they fair regarding latency with software sounds? AFAIK they don't have their own ASIO drivers.
Regarding padded down mic amps as line input? This excercises many people on forums. Their concerns tend to be...
1) The mic pre will add its own 'colour' to the sound. BS IMHO. Most mic amps are just a couple of discrete transistors and one or two OP amp sections, nothing there to modify the sound (and the Great SOS Mic Amp Shoot Out largely confirms that most mic pres do NOT have 'a sound')
2) The line input so derived will be noisier than a dedicated stage. No reason why this should be so if the job is done right and in anycase, the standard balanced line ins on the vast majority of AI and mixers are not THAT low noise anyway.