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
demo rig for £5k Audio Interfaces
Old 28th January 2008
  #1
Gear Maniac
 

demo rig for £5k

i'm putting together a mobile recording rig for a band i know and was after any thoughts about gear particulars.
the budget is £5000, it's for high quality demo-ing, maybe even finished tracks. based around a digi 003, but with 16 inputs (how does that work btw, is it optical for the extra inputs 9-16?)
the band line up is drums, 2 guitars, bass, 2 vocals, occasional violin and miscellaneous overdubs. the sound is punchy, slightly funk edged rock, needs to be as fat and as full as possible. there may be the odd overdub, but generally they play and sing totally live. very tight.

so any recommendations for a good laptop to base the system round? this obviously has to allow for some mics and preamps within the budget.
i'd say the following was needed..........

digi 003 with expanded i/o
daw
2 dynamics
2 condensors
8-12 preamps
2 channels of compression

i was thinking maybe modded 319s for the condensors, as they've got a pretty warm old sound to them, and maybe something like the mackie onyx to handle preamp duties? but ive never used it so don't know the sound.

any thoughts?
Top Mentioned Products
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
quietdrive / So Much Gear, So Little Time
61
eyesore / Music Computers
5
mrbowes / Gearslutz Secondhand Gear Classifieds
1
MegaloMania / Rap + Hip Hop Engineering and Production
1

Forum Jump
Forum Jump