SSL PCI CARD

Discussion in 'Production' started by Radius, Jul 30, 2009.

  1. Radius

    Radius Give me back my passport u slags

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  3. Radius

    Radius Give me back my passport u slags

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    Will check that out man , thanks
     
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  5. motion audio

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    300 quid is a bargain. A studio down the road from me has just upgraded to an SSL AWS900, the one that works as a control surface aswel. Lucky buggers. You seen the SSL Matrix? Looks like a nice bit of kit, 12,000 aswel so "well priced" for SSL!!
     
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    sorry, but this card will not sound like a real world ssl. i am generally very wary of plug ins that claim to recreate a certain sound via algorithms. id much rather spend 300 on a 2nd hand liquid mix, which works with impulse responses, so their claim to a "designed" sound can be more valid.
    imo of course...
     
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    Nothing digitals ever going to sound half as good as analog until AD and DA converters are much much better, even something like the liquid mix is still digital processing at the end of the day, although they are nice bits of kit to be fair and the price different between that and buying all the analog gear is a fair old amount!
     
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    converters are pointless when your processing happens all within the box, which is the case with both the liquid mix and the ssl card..
     
  9. motion audio

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    Converters are far from pointless, if your audio wasnt being converted to digital in the first place you'd have nothing to feed through the liquid mix. Unless your recording with an analog desk and mixing it straight down to an analog master such as reel to reel tape, then AD converters will play a part somewhere along the line.
     
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    9 out of 10 rave tunes nowadays are mixed within the box, and using samples and sources that are already in digital format. unless you mix on a real desk, the ADDA part will not make any difference whatsoever in your mix. the only benefit would be that you'll be able to monitor more accurately, but as far as the final bounce of the tune, it will sound exactly the same with an audigy, as it would with a £8k lavry.
     
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    Yea I see your point, and definately within DnB and other dance music where as you say most people will be purely sample based, but when it comes to recording your own samples, or adding live instruments to a mix, then shitty converters could leave you with nasty sounding audio to put in your tune.