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eMac okay for recording?

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by Aram, Jun 29, 2004.


  1. Aram

    Aram

    Feb 2, 2003
    New York, NY
    Is there any reason an eMac would be undesireable for recording? I am considering getting one and probably ProTools with an MBox or some other interface. I don't plan to do extensive editing, just the basics for getting down some guitar/bass/vocal tracks. Any caveats with the eMac, or should I go for it?

    Thanks!
    Aram
     
  2. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Only possible caveat: the fan is pretty noisy.

    Other than that it will work fine. Get as much RAM as you can afford.
     
  3. Aram

    Aram

    Feb 2, 2003
    New York, NY
    Thanks for the quick response Brian! I heard the fan problem was fixed (according to user reviews on cnet.com) so hopefully it won't be too bad...
     
  4. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    -you can always buy a different fan if it is noisy, easy to install and cheap.