Best Audio Interface for under £150

Discussion in 'Production' started by marcelkennard, May 2, 2012.

  1. marcelkennard

    marcelkennard Storms comin in Annie

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    Decided it would be worth my while buying an interface now. I'm looking to order one online somewhere today. If anyone knows of any good websites for deals on top brands that would be awesome.
    And any idea on the best interface in this price range? Bear in mind I don't really require a great deal of inputs- just want quality signal conversion and reliable driver etc.
     
  2. Elzerk

    Elzerk 00111100 00110011

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    PC-I or USB?
     
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    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    marcelkennard Storms comin in Annie

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    USB. I have looked at the Saffire - seems like a sensible choice.. anyone else have any recommendations that may equal the saffire in quality and beat its price?
     
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    Prideinyouride Member

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    Saffire 6 USB. Got one, can't fault it. If it were to fail I'd get another and not bother with a pricier unit. Unless you want more than 2x mic/instrument inputs.
     
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    marcelkennard Storms comin in Annie

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    Alright, Basically- I've somehow managed to get hold of a MOTU 828 MK 2 off a mate- problem is its Firewire and my macbook doesn't have firewire. Am I right in thinking that just getting a firewire to usb adapter will allow me to use the interface normally?
     
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    jimjimjim oldskool

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    not sure you can do that m8.
    Would have thought not - you might have to buy a firewire card for your mac.
     
  8. Skuff

    Skuff Well-Known Member

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    Doubt that will work tbh..

    If your still looking, these are good http://www.mveducation.com/invt/9473/ I bought one just for my mics, and the quality is crystal clear.. Haven't used it as a primary soundcard, but heard they are more than up to the job.. Under £100 too
     
  9. dbjungle

    dbjungle DJ Syklone

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    I love the hell out of my E-Mu 1616m. It's a little more than 150 pounds, but it's a good piece of gear. I went through like 2 or 3 before I finally got this one and I've had it for years since.