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I need help deciding!!!
Old 3 weeks ago
  #1
I need help deciding!!!

Ok so i ordered a new computer which should be arrive in a couple of days. I will be doing a major upgrade from logic pro 8 to logic pro x. That said I am going to be upgrading converters too. I am eyeballing the Motu 828es as it will do everything I need and give me an option for smux expansion later on. That said I have to save up the funds for the new Motu. I do have enough to buy a used Tascam US-16x8. Should I spend the money on the tascam so I can go ahead and start running my new comp and logic pro x or should I hold off and save the money towards the motu. The motu will get bought reguardless. The TASCAM is strictly to get me running my new comp sooner.
Old 3 weeks ago
  #2
Here for the gear
 

828es is a beast. Personally I'd take a look at the 1248, but for $400 more dollars and your budget concerns the 828es is the way to go in my opinion. However, I will say that I've never had a favorable view of Tascam stuff. So take that for what it's worth
Old 3 weeks ago
  #3
I looked at the 1248. It is a great piece. But for my needs the only thing the 1248 does for me that the 828es doesnt is the monitor outs. I have a console and a couple outboards so having 4 mic pres is not needed and the monitor outs arent worth 400 bucks to me.
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