Re: [podcasters] Merry Christmas and a question
- A "good" mixer will serve you for years to come. Along with more mic imputs
also consider one with INSERTS. That will let you grow as you add equipment.
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From: "Dan Hughes"
> The smaller mixer should be fine for you. I'd look at the Mackie 402-VLZ3
> http://tinyurl.com/2flk29z). That's the mixer I use, and I love it.
> Then get a good mic with the money you save.
- Split the difference and get an 8-channel mixer with inserts AND aux sends.
I also like the idea of spending a little extra on your mic(s).
On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 6:13 PM, clay.dugger <clay.dugger@...> wrote:
> First: Merry and Happy to all of you.
> Second: Should I use my Christmas dough---
> A) buying a lot more mixer (12 channel with lots of features) than I
> currently need in the hopes that I might need it later and will gain useful
> experience during the meantime
> B) buying enough mixer (4 channel, smaller with USB interface to the PC) to
> get me through the near future and maybe a second mic
> I do 2 (mostly solo) podcasts about once a month or so each, and quite a
> bit of voice acting, so that's around 2 hours a month "in the can". I play
> no instruments (yet, working on that), and I don't sing (anymore). I would
> like to be able to record multiple voices or devices at the same time, but
> either mixer would work for that (4 channel or 12, it doesn't matter right
> Portability isn't an issue. If it's important, I'll carry it, big or small.
> Just curious what the experienced minds in the field think.
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- I did. It's crap, so it's going back and I'm getting the 4 channel USB Alesis.
I did get 2 new mics. Don't need 2 new mics, but I got 'em anyway.
--- In email@example.com, Shawn Thorpe <shawnogordo@...> wrote:
> Split the difference and get an 8-channel mixer with inserts AND aux sends.
> I also like the idea of spending a little extra on your mic(s).