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8 tracks?

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by Mike Money, Jul 9, 2003.


  1. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    I'm really uninformed when it comes to recording devices.

    I need something small that I can run my bass or my amp into and get a good sound on a tape, and maybe has a few knobs and stuff that you would find on a mixer or something.

    preferably under $150...

    *waits to get yelled at for stupidity*
     
  2. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    So - if we have a few knobs that have fallen off a mixer you would be interested!!

    I'm sure you could get those for less than $150

    How many knobs do you want?

    Particular colours?

    Or am I getting too "technical" now!! ?? ;)
     
  3. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

  4. wulf

    wulf

    Apr 11, 2002
    Oxford, UK
    Are you looking at laying down multiple tracks (either simaltaneously or one at a time) or just getting a decent recording?

    For the former, a multitrack device would do the job - for $150 you'd probably be looking at 4 or even 2 track tape based system or something with more tracks but heavily used.

    For the latter, how about Minidisk? I find mine invaluable for recording rehearsals and gigs. It's very portable and, because I'm happy with the LP4 mode quality for my current purposes, I can get about 5 hours worth on a single disk (as opposed to about 21 minutes out of a C90 cassette on my Tascam portastudio 4 track).

    Wulf