I need to know what is a good but decently priced recording input device directly to my computer. I need something that offers direct input for guitars and xlr cable for mics. Any suggestions on what to get?
What do you mean by decently priced ? I too have just recently been researching USB interfaces in the $200-$300 range. I have narrowed my choices down to Focusrite Scarlet, M-Audio C400, Komplete Audio 6 - these brands seem to come up as good and reliable.
I second Focusrite. Great gear. RME makes mean converters too.