Mark Bliss wrote:Let me try once more.
First point. The 500mA I suggested was:
1-A guess or vague memory. Don't quote me on it.
Mark Bliss wrote:...And I would assert that we don't know what percentage of the group of people having such problems can be traced directly to the interface, so its possible even a smaller sampling could be blamed directly on that.
Mark Bliss wrote:...Is the power supply up to the task of supporting the processor, hard drive, cooling system, various other processors and cards and all the connected devices?
Mark Bliss wrote:...the current model USB2X2 or USB4X4 would make my "short list"...
Another point, if buying new- My usual sources have liberal return policies and great sales help. So its like demoing the unit......
If I run the midi board through the interface, I can attach an external power supply to the midi board so that the interface won't have to handle the load.
dpaterson wrote:...Nobody has asked what your application is.
dpaterson wrote:One thing I didn't quite understand in your post above (and I'm surprised that none of the "techies" picked up on it):If I run the midi board through the interface, I can attach an external power supply to the midi board so that the interface won't have to handle the load.
Rolling Estonian wrote:I use AMS, if I order before 4 I'll get my product next day for free! It's where I bought my Audient id14, great unit.
Thomas wrote:The question is vague by design because I don't know for sure for instance, how many I/Os I need. I'm just starting out, but I can tell you I picked up a basic Midi keyboard, so I would like to include that(keyboard has one USB and one midi out port). I can also tell you that my needs are not likely to grow too significantly as this is just a hobby. So 2 or 4 I/Os would probably suffice. As far as budget goes, I should really limit it to under $200 to be safe.
mixyguy2 wrote:My leading candidates are the Steinburg UR22, Behringer 204, and M-Audio MTrack 2x2M. ...The Scarletts are out because I've heard too many people having driver/compatibility/etc issues with them. Great when they work...it's the "when" part that worries me.
Thomas wrote:That's great to hear! The Audient's are great looking units. I think I saw AMS advertise Free 2 day shipping. Maybe you are close to the warehouse. I really like the idea of supporting a music only company, especially if their service is good. I think the ones who specialize in a certain market segment deserve our support if they can deliver competitive prices and good service. Why should the Amazon's take such a big slice.
You're a sick person. I hate it. Total PITA. But necessary.Rolling Estonian wrote:Personally I like the research and shopping, it's part of the fun!
Agree to disagree. I notice little if any diff between that and the units (or similar) mentioned above. Heck the iD4 is more expensive than all the others mentioned, yet only has one input and doesn't even have MIDI. More expensive doesn't mean better. No thx!The Audient pres are the best in their class by far.
mixyguy2 wrote:I notice little if any diff between that and the units (or similar) mentioned above. Heck the iD4 is more expensive than all the others mentioned, yet only has one input and doesn't even have MIDI. More expensive doesn't mean better. No thx!
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