#1
I'm going to purchase an in-home recording system soon, and I wanted to know some of the basic pieces of equipment that I'll need. I need to know what components are essential and which ones are just good to have. I don't know the first thing about recording systems, so I just need a basic list of comps to get started.
#2
Take the thousands of dollars you could be spending on recoding equipment and get some studio time. Yes even the bedroom rockers of the room can record in a studio
#3
The simplest high quality recording setup will probably be a presonus firebox a shure sm 57/58 , a condenser mic (for acoustics) and a cheap recording program.
#4
give me half of your money and ill give your pro advice on what to buy
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#5
You need: What I recommend

Input method: PreSonus Firebox or maybe the line6 one, I haven't tried it
Mic Senhieser e609 only works for electric amps, I don't know about acoustic mics
Moniters KRK V6, regular comp speakers won't cut it, and you need bass
Comp program I don't know, it depends on what you like. A lot of programs come free with recording equipment.

That's really all you need, and this gear will give you near-studio quality recordings. I don't have this setup, but my friend does, and I always go over to his house and jam/record whenever I can.

I think the total for that is between 1000USD and 1500USD.
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#7
I have the line 6 ux1, it's alright, but hte modeling take a while to get a good sound with. The krk rp5 is also pretty good. And something like tracktion is a good program to get you started on recording.

the line 6 is abotu 150-200 I think and the presonus is 300.
The krk rp5 is 150 and v6 is 350
Mics can be from 80-whoknows (teh sm 57/58 are both about 80-90 bucks)
Tracktion is 150.
So yeah, that total max price not including tax would be around 970 usd.
Last edited by kaplac at May 22, 2006,
#8
in-home recording system, damn, and im still working on my toneport...
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#10
i have a realitively big set up, i use sm57s to mic amps, blue mics for vocals, a shure drummic set on the kit, then we run that all into a mixer with a line out to a line 6 processor, i use cake walk on the computer, and most of the time im running all my stuff through rack gear vocal processors, compressors, gates, lots of cables everywhere