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geekaleek
Feb 17, 2008, 12:22 PM
Hi, I'm just looking to record vocals with a condensor mic and MIDI and was wondering if anyone had any experience with this product. I'm not really looking for professional grade, because I'm only using it for a hobby. It just has to be decent and sound nice on my headphones :D

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/EMu-0404-USB-2.0-Recording-Interface?sku=242516

I'll be using my Macbook which is running Leopard with an external firewire drive connected. The one thing that stuck out to me with the 0404 is the ability to use an external power source. I figure that would help make my laptop run better becuase there's less stress on the USB, is that right? :confused:

Any other product suggestions would be nice also.. thanks.



CanadaRAM
Feb 17, 2008, 12:35 PM
I would check whether the 0404 USB is still available - it has disappeared from the EMu website (http://us.creative.com/products/welcome.asp?category=237&subcategory=239)

There are many links to other brands of audio interfaces in the sticky threads at the top of this forum

geekaleek
Feb 18, 2008, 11:17 PM
You're right it is gone. The Presonus Firebox looks like it fits my needs, but I'm not sure I can connect a firewire hard drive to it and then connect it to my macbook. Can anyone answer that question? I've read a while ago that it doesnt support daisychaining, but I'm not sure if that has been fixed.