#1
hey guys
i need some quick advice on a mixer for recording demos and practicing.

we need 8 inputs for drums, 3 for vocals, 1 for bass and 2 guitars.
we probably wont need them all at once so a 14 input mixer would be good i think.

im not entirely sure what we would need.

advice or suggestions please?

edit: up to 400 on a mixer, i'd really rather spend less obviously.
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Last edited by Tatersalad1080 at Feb 13, 2009,
#2
Rather than spending $400 on a mixer which offers no use for recording get an audio interface such as the 10 in, 10 out PreSonus FP10

http://pro-audio.musiciansfriend.com/product/PreSonus-FP10-10x10-FireWire-Interface?sku=242036

This interface will route each input to its own track. An analog mixer will mix everything and offer no real use in a digital studio.

If you need more inputs, buy up to 3 of the FP10s and daisy chain them with the firewire cable. This will give you plenty of ins and outs and will also route to each track on the computer sequencer.

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Last edited by moody07747 at Feb 14, 2009,
#3
the only problem with that is that we wont have a PA to put vocals through. most mixers have a stereo out which can be run into an interface which we have, or they have usb out to run into a PC.
with a mixer we have something to run our vocals through at practice, so the interface wont do unfortunately.
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Hey! Now you can molest you're grandma and she won't remember! Score!!!



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Fender Aerodyne Jazz Bass
Fender V Jazz
Ashdown MAG 410
EH Bass Big MUff
MXR Bass Octave Deluxe
Digitech Synth Wah
#4
The problem with using any mixer and running that to an interface is everything is mixed down making editing next to impossible...

You should try a firewire mixer/interface. Stay away from the USB ones as they also mix down. Firewire ones will send each input to its own track and give you all of the features of a analog PA mixer.