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Originally Posted by stixstudios View Post
Thanks for the info Kire.

What year Mac are you using?
Late reply sorry, I'm using a MacBook Pro 2016.

To be fair, I get like one kernel panic every week or so, I couple this to the Yamaha firewire driver (see below), is anyone else experiencing this?


Kernel Extensions in backtrace:
com.apple.driver.AppleFWOHCI(5.6)[9F35B1B2-293B-364F-9C50-9920C2E8B796]@0xffffff7f8653b000->0xffffff7f8655ffff
dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOPCIFamily(2.9)[1325E2A1-1CC0-36E0-8556-51247DD2CCC7]@0xffffff7f85895000
dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOFireWireFamily(4.7.3)[6C5BB689-FDCE-3F81-8585-459369DF8A3B]@0xffffff7f85eec000
jp.co.yamaha.driver.YamahaFWAudioDriver(1.4.3)[818862C9-15C9-043B-3BF5-AC4D034F6ED6]@0xffffff7f89d4c000->0xffffff7f89d82fff
dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOAudioFamily(206.5)[DC4BEB54-0CD5-3009-8D50-B2AC99A47C4A]@0xffffff7f85b7f000
dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOFireWireFamily(4.7.3)[6C5BB689-FDCE-3F81-8585-459369DF8A3B]@0xffffff7f85eec000
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I’d still have mine if the digital conversion card was upgradeable.

I’d still have mine if the digital conversion card was upgradeable.
Old 4 weeks ago
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Hi!

with a brand new MacBook on my hands, I finally have bought a Steinberg UR44C as replacement for my N12. I still have to decide wether I will totally abandon my N12 (feels painful) or use the UR44C as an interface between N12 and my MacBook. It will arrive tomorrow, and I'm wondering a few things:

1) can de DAW control section be used on new macOS Catalina? with the hardware MIDI cables maybe? in other words: Could it work without the 32bit driver?

2) how do the pre-amps of the N12 (older) compare to the (cheaper?) pre-amps of the UR44c? Does anyone know?

thanks (btw: never experienced any kernel panics on my MacBook 2014)
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Originally Posted by MaartenWLierop View Post
Hi!

with a brand new MacBook on my hands, I finally have bought a Steinberg UR44C as replacement for my N12. I still have to decide wether I will totally abandon my N12 (feels painful) or use the UR44C as an interface between N12 and my MacBook. It will arrive tomorrow, and I'm wondering a few things:

1) can de DAW control section be used on new macOS Catalina? with the hardware MIDI cables maybe? in other words: Could it work without the 32bit driver?

2) how do the pre-amps of the N12 (older) compare to the (cheaper?) pre-amps of the UR44c? Does anyone know?

thanks (btw: never experienced any kernel panics on my MacBook 2014)
I went through this last year, although I was already using the UR44 as a sort of mobile unit. I had upgraded to a new PC and bought the same brand firewire card (just PCIe instead of PCI) and could not get it to work without major problems so I'm not running my n12 now....very unfortunate.

The preamps in the UR44 were born out of the N Series....I do not know if they share the exact same circuitry but they sound very close to me. What is different is the DAC, and the n12 has a better DAC to my ears....which is of course subjective. The n12 DAC has a dynamic range of 114db, and I believe the UR44 is around 105db. Of course there is more to it than just dynamic range but I clearly recall a difference in sound. Not a huge difference but it was there. But the UR44 is a fine interface, especially for the price.

Sorry, can't help with any MAC questions, but you will for sure miss the n12. Absolute awesome piece of gear.
Old 3 weeks ago
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A friend of mine just bought a N12 for recording drums. Has anybody recorded drums with N12?

For which drum element would you bypass the internal preamps and use some external preamp? Would a stereo neve clone add something to the overheads?
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