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convertor choices for mix upgrade, choices please
Old 13th February 2003
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convertor choices for mix upgrade, choices please

I'm looking to improve my current mixplus system, instead of upgrading to HD.

Anyone has some good ideas for a convertor choice. 16 AD/DA.
I have 2x 888 (16 bit) so I can use the AES/EBU.

Or do you think it is a waste of money, and should I go the HD way ?
Old 13th February 2003
  #2
hmmmm,

Good question!

Anyone?

I am staying with Mix for the moment... I have Prism converters, but I got mine cheaply in a deal, they are expencive!
Old 13th February 2003
  #3
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don't even know if PT6 is such an improvement for us none OSX users
Old 13th February 2003
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I'm actually looking at the Apogee AD16 and DA16 units. They seem like a great converter upgrade, and some people I've talked to like these better than the Digi 192 converters. The Apogees will take AES, Lightpipe and TDIF.

Good luck.

best
-kenn-
Old 13th February 2003
  #5
Seems the ideal product to me.....

yuktyy
Old 13th February 2003
  #6
Rab
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Have a look at RME ADI8-Pro's. If you get an ADAT Bridge for your Mix system you can tap a couple of these on the back to get 16I/O's. There's a good technical review comparing them to AD8000's on:

http://www.frontendaudio.com.au/reviews.htm

The whole thing would cost you under £3k.

Old 13th February 2003
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Kronauer

The Apogee's are great! And they have the soft limit option, which also sound great.

Take a look at the Kronauer stuff. It's dead cheap, sounds good (better that 888's) and they can build what ever you like including format conversion.

Kronauer Digital

Dig.
Old 13th February 2003
  #8
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Mytek anyone? I'm really happy with mine.
Old 13th February 2003
  #9
Hell yeah Mytek...and Crane Song, and Benchmark too. All great stuff with a different feature set.
Old 14th February 2003
  #10
Yeah, and in a very different price range :eek:
Old 14th February 2003
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and euhhhh, Nuendo ?
Old 14th February 2003
  #12
So, what about those German converters??? They're $700 euros for 8 ch A/D/A... the price is excelent... how about the sound quality? It is spec wise rated under even the RME stuff...
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