The No.1 Website for Pro Audio
 Search This Thread  Search This Forum  Search Reviews  Search Gear Database  Search Gear for sale  Search Gearslutz Go Advanced
Dell + FW expresscard?
Old 26th December 2010
  #1
Gear Addict
 

Dell + FW expresscard?

I'm looking to put together a modest mobile rig consisting of an i5 Dell Inspiron and an m-audio 2626. I don't plan on doing any mixing on it - I'll copy the raw wavs to my desktop.

I'm currently using an old 2005 Asus laptop which has worked well tracking 8 inputs, but with the 40GB Hd and rather puny cpu, it's close to the end.

The modern laptops don't seem to include firewire, so I'll be looking at an expresscard. I guess a TI chipset would be mandatory. Any other experiences with Dell + Expresscards...? Horror stories or good times?
Old 26th December 2010
  #2
Lives for gear
 
maks's Avatar
 

i would recommend an expresscard by Siig. I use one with a Mac laptop. Its PC/Mac compatible. They use Texas Instruments firewire chipsets cause their more expensive then most other cards.
Post Reply

Welcome to the Gearslutz Pro Audio Community!

Registration benefits include:
  • The ability to reply to and create new discussions
  • Access to members-only giveaways & competitions
  • Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As
  • Access to members-only sub forum discussions
  • Access to members-only Chat Room
  • Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio Classifieds for only USD $20/year
  • Promote your eBay auctions and Reverb.com listings for free
  • Remove this message!
You need an account to post a reply. Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered.


 
 
Slide to join now Processing…
Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter / Forum
Replies
tamasdragon / Music Computers
2
hduncan / So much gear, so little time
0
BeastmanP / Music Computers
5
Drasko / Music Computers
10
ewegogetemtiger / Music Computers
2

Forum Jump
Forum Jump