to you who record on your Pc

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by barroso, Nov 12, 2001.

  1. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    i'd like to know which equipment do you use when recording on your Personal Computer. i mean everything included bass, DI, amp, soundcard, software effets...
    which is your home recording setup?

    i just started, here's mine:

    fender precision bass
    rickenbacker 4001 bass
    SWR sm 400s for bass
    cort cheap and old electric guitar H/S/H
    hughes and kettner tubeman plus both for guitar and bass
    marshall reverb 12 combo for guitar only
    SB soundcard
    fasoft software
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany

    Mr. Bassman No Sweat 4-string w/ Hipshot D-Tuner and Bartolini Soapbars


    Zoom 9030 9,5" rack FX unit

    FX hardware:

    Behringer Autocom MDX 1000 compressor
    BBE Sonic Maximizer 401


    800 Mhz PIII running @ 992Mhz/124 Mhz FSB
    Intel BX board
    704MB RAM
    Elsa Erazor II 16 MB TNT
    9GB Seagate SCSI HD
    Plextor 32x cd drive
    TEAC 58S 8x cd burner
    19" Monitor


    Midiman Delta Audiophile 2496


    Kenwood KA-7010


    Old Dual speakers


    Micro$oft Windows XP build 2600


    Steinberg Cubase 5.1R1
    Steinberg Nuendo 1.53 prerelease 1
    Waves plugins
    iZotope Ozone plugin
    BBE Sonic Maximizer DirectX plugin
    Native Instruments Battery
    Native Instruments Reaktor
    Native Instruments B4
    Native Instruments Pro-52
    Propellerhead Reason
    TC Works plugins
    T-Racks tube mastering tool

    some more DX and VST plugins and instruments
  3. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    Fender MIM J

    Signal chain:
    Countryman Type 85 DI box
    Shure SM57 microphone
    MindPrint DI-port (pre-amp/ADDA converter/headphone amp)

    Soundtrack Audio DSP24 Value (for audio)
    Soundblaster Live 1024 (for MIDI)

    Soundcraft Spirit Absolute 2 monitors
    Samson Servo 150 power amplifier
    Koss UR-20 headphones

    Windows 98 SE
    Cakewalk Sonar
    A boatload of FX plug-ins, mostly free stuff
  4. Velkov


    Jan 17, 2001
    Lansdowne, Ontario
    I've only been into home recording for a few months now and I'm doing a lot of school work so I haven't had the time to accumulate a lot of stuff. This is what I use right now.

    MIM Jazz -> Boss LM-2B -> Boss GE-7B -> Yorkville MB100

    MIJ Squier Strat -> Boss LM-2B -> Dunlop Wah -> Marshall BluesBreaker II pedal -> Yorkville MB100
    I have to roll off the lows when I play the guitar through my bass amp but other than that it sounds good.

    Then I run the amp's line out into my SBLive!

    I use Sound Forge for sound editing and Cakewalk Sonar for mixing everything up.

    I also have a MIDI keyboard that I use a lot. I got a bunch of Hammond B3 Sound Fonts from SonicImplants. I love those.

    I use a pair of Grado Labs headphones right now.

    Gear I'm planning on aquiring some time in the next few months:
    FMR Audio Really Nice Compressor (it's supposed to be really nice)
    Boss DD-3 or DD-5 to use with the guitar.
    Studio Monitors
  5. Tristan


    Jan 28, 2001
    Ottawa, Canada
    My chain (simple, but gives a good sound)

    Yamaha BBG4S -> Sansamp BDDI -> Line-in Of Soundblaster Live -> Cakewalk Sonar XL
  6. maxvalentino

    maxvalentino Endorsing Artist Godin Guitars/ Thomastik-Infeld

    Bass (Godin A4, Epi Jack Casady, Turner Electroline 5)
    Raven Labs MBD mixer/DI
    Raven Labs PHA1 Inst preamp
    Lexicon Alex/Lexicon JamMan and sundry other effects
    Avalon M5 DI
    TL Audio Ivory Tube Mic Pre
    Teletronix LA2A Compressor
    MidiMan MultiMixer
    MidiMan Midisport MIDI interface
    M-Audio Delta 66 Soundcard
    Sonic Foundry Vegas
    E-Magic Logic Platinum
    Sonic Foundry Acid
    TC Native plugIns
    Event 20/20 bas monitors
    AKG 270s Headphones
    AKG K240m Headphones
    Furman PL PLus and AR 1215 Line Regulator
    Monster Cable (throughout)
    ..I think that is all.....
  7. maxvalentino

    maxvalentino Endorsing Artist Godin Guitars/ Thomastik-Infeld

    ..oh 1.7ghz P4 H/P pc...with 60 gb HD
    running windows XP
  8. sideman1


    May 7, 2001
    Nashville, TN
    Conklin GT-7 to Line6 BassPOD to Steinberg Project card to Nuendo, monitoring on a pair of Alesis Monitor One's. I do some editing in Soundforge 5.
  9. Studio:
    Macintosh B&W G3/450 w/ 396 MB Ram
    running Digital Performer 2.72 w/ Wave pluggins
    MOTU 1224 Audio Interface
    Mackie 1642 vlz pro
    Alesis 3630 Stereo Compressor
    Alesis Quadraverb II (just for tracking)
    Samson Servo 170 cue amp
    Panasonic sv3800
    Roland jv-1080
    MOTU Midi express
    Neutrik 1/4" 48 point patch bay
    KRK V8 Monitors
    Line 6 POD

    Bass Rig:
    Lakland 55-94
    Demeter VTBP-201s w/Jensen Transformer

    here's my rack:
  10. this has come just in time.. i'm selling my stingray5 next week and am planning to upgrade my pc, get some software and start makin moosic.

    any advice (ie, what soundcard, software, keyboard etc...) will be be much appreciated!
  11. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Midiman Audiophile and Delta cards are good cards.
    Driver support for Win98, Me, 2k/XP, MacOS, Linux.
    Asio (Cubase), EASI (Logic), GSIF (Gigasampler/studio) support.
    Good ADDA converters, 24bit/96kHz capable.

    STAY AWAY from the SBlive or the new Audigy - they are advertised for recording, but they don't deliver - and the driver support is abysmal.
  12. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Main Basses:

    Fender Jazz w/ J-Retro
    Yamaha TRB6P
    Spector 5
    Warmoth Fretless


    Demeter VTBP201 w/ Jensen transformer


    Aardvark Ark 20/20


    Pentium 550
    128 Megs of Ram
    (Totally optimised for recording audio - no other programs run)


    Stienberg's Nuendo
    Cakewalk 9.0

    Too many plug-ins to list (seriously, like 100 or so of them!)


    Soundcraft Absolute Zeros
  13. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    hey JMX how much did you pay for the Midiman Delta Audiophile 2496?

    i have found one, but i'd like to know if the price is good...


  14. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    I paid 420 DM - 210 Euro
  15. Bass:
    Peavey Cirrus 4str (newest addition)
    Spector NS2000-4
    Fretless Warwick Thumb BO 4str (sold)

    Gibson SG

    Guitar FX:
    Boss GX700

    EBS Gorm ET350

    Soundcard: SBLive

    P3 500Mhz, 128MB RAM

    Sequencing software:
    Logic Audio Silver w a lot of free plugins.

    I recently made the dumb mistake of buying the SB Audigy and still haven't got it to work with Logic...
  16. My fabulous home recording studio equipment:

    Rick 4003 -> Korg Pandora -> PC -> Sonic Foundry Vegas
  17. Tobias and Washburn Basses. J station, on 2 channels, DIrect from GK 200 amp DI on 1 channel, Miked Cabinets (2x10 and 1x15) on 1 Sure SM 57. All mixed through a Soundcraft spirit mixer. Rack stuff includes Lexicon MPX 100, And Digitech Studio Quad, Currently looking for a new compressor, Looking at Samsons new stuff otherwise will probably go with RNC or DBX.

    Going to try something tommrow Installing a Second sound card to see if I can have 4 inputs running together into Cakewalk Sonar.
  18. DaveB


    Mar 29, 2000
    Toronto Ontario
    *Basses- Fender '75 P and Roscoe Beck 5
    *Amp - Eden WT-500 -record with amp DI sometimes
    *Pre-amp/DI - Aguilar DB924 -usually record with this rather than the Eden amp
    *Fostex FD8 digital 8 track recorder
    *Fostex DC8 - AD/DA converter
    *Mackie analog mixer
    *Wave Center sound card
    *Final mix on N-Track
    *Boss DR-5 Rhythm machine (drums)
    *Line 6 guitar POD
    *Behringer Multi-effects unit
  19. Yvon


    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    Tung, fender P and J (fretless)
    cheap mixer
    cakewalk 8.0

    computer (brand new, i received it 2 days ago :) )

    P4 1.6 GH
    768 meg ram
    80 gig HD
    turtle beach sound card
    17" screen

    NS10 monitor
  20. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000