Re: Recording Hardware Questions
- I have a follow-up question about the Behringer mixer and a general
question to throw out there about hardware.
I am currently experimenting with a podacst idea that would be an
audio companion to my music blog The Rock and Roll Report. What I
anticipate doing is mixing a compination of CDs and MP3s, records
(you know those old fashioned round slabs of vinyl!), cassettes,
live voice in and telephone interviews (most probably conducted with
Skype). Now in my past life working in college radio a long time ago
we would have the CD player, turntable, etc. all hooked into our
mixer board and I could mix to tape or DAT from there. Is this
possible with this model of mixer or do I need something bigger? I
will be recording the show through my still functioning version of
Cool Edit onto a removable hard drive and then I would do post
production from there. I enjoy physically mixing the various sources
so I don't want this to be a computer only experience. I have the
software more or less figured out but it's just picking the mixer
that has me flumoxed. The price on this unit would certainly be
right in my budget so I am hoping it can do what I need. The other
nice thing is that it is relatively small which will be handy since
I eventually anticipate recording the show from some places other
than my home office.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Vince Callaway <v_callaway@y...>
> --- Allen Weiner <allen_weiner@y...> wrote:Behringer the other
> > What is the output method from mixer to PC? I looked at a
> > day and was somewhat baffled on that issue?end and 1/8"
> > Allen
> Simply line-in. Radio shack sells a cable that is 2 rca on one
> stereo on the other. It is connected to the tape-out connection.I use
> Audacity to record and edit.
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- --- Mark <mark@...> wrote:
> I have a follow-up question about the Behringer mixer and a general[snip]
> question to throw out there about hardware.
The one I have ( ub1202 ) sounds like it would do what you ask. It has two
line outputs. One labeled control room and the other tape out.
I currently have a cheap $20 radio shack mic pluged in. A radio shack phone
adapter and my minidisc. The built-in equalizer really cleans up the pone
adapter. The tinny sound is greatly reduced.
I have not published any podcasts with the phone adapter in use but I can do a
couple of samples so you can hear the difference.
At $80 I think this mixer is the best bargain around for us. I can't wait
until my new mic's get here on friday to see how it all comes together.
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