producing on a Laptop

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  1. gcurt1s

    gcurt1s Buried Audio

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    Does anyone produce on a laptop? I'm buying one soon and I also want to start producing, so was just wondering if there were any laptops to look out for.

    Not really interested in macs because they are a bit too expensive.

    I don't really know the preferable specs for a comp that you produce on, but I take it that a good sound card is a good place to start. any help is welcomed!

    thanks in advance
     
  2. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    i produce on my laptop!
    i got a sony vgn nr21j not great but its doin the job!
     
  3. Ketz

    Ketz Thinkin outside the box..

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    yeah u can make choonz on a laptop, that is my current set up, I have an Acer Aspire (5920 i think) 3GB RAM, 1.8x2 duo core processor, 250 GB Hard drive, just make sure u get something that is fast and has a lot of memory, depending on what program u use it will need to be decent, I got mine for about £400 and its done me well ;) (but i still need to upgrade my soundcard!)
     
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    kenyon @ The Crack Spot

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  5. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    You'll need an external soundcard to keep things humming.
     
  6. gcurt1s

    gcurt1s Buried Audio

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    Thanks guys.

    Dustek have you got any recommendations for a good external sound card. Is there anything I should be looking out for?
     
  7. hoochsta

    hoochsta spor is god in music

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    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    i aint got an external soundcard or nuffin.
    jus plain old laptop.
    an sum shit sony speakers!lol
     
  9. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Check the thread out in which I asked about what cards to buy - wiser people than I have answered.