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Low Cost Recording device.

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by MatticusMania, Oct 3, 2008.


  1. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    Hey, so I've got this Idea for a new band I want to put together. I basically want to have a band of improv musicians that are into experimental, progressive, and ambient rock. We'll set up a few jams to gel with each other, and then start playing shows. Basically I want a band that NEVER plays the same songs twice. Each gigs show will be unique to THAT SHOW ONLY and never to be played the same way again, though we'll have a balanced mix in the PA and set a recorder up to that, catching the live experience, and also the unique performance, which we can then sell to our audience.

    So my question is this, what would be a good, low cost, digital recorder to record the mix from the PA, and then to upload to a PC for fine tuning?
    I've always though that little Fostex recorder would be a good way to go, but I dont have much experience using recorders so...

    your help is appreciated. =)
     
  2. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Zoom H2
     
  3. atlnikko

    atlnikko

    Jun 13, 2007
    +1 on the Zoom H2, I just got one and I am very impressed with it. I got it for the exact reason you shared. :D
     
  4. Edirol R-09 :spit:
     
  5. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Edirol R-09=$399

    Zoom H2=$199

    Save yourself $200!
     
  6. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    Yeah, I popped in a similar thread someone had started, and I decided on the H2 as well.

    One question, does it have a line-in jack, and if so, is it a 1/4" or 1/8" jack. Not that that matters, as theyre easily adjusted.
     
  7. rmrf

    rmrf

    Mar 6, 2006
    Holiday, FL
    It has 1/8" line-un.
     
  8. line6 toneport : 50$
     

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