On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 08:54:49AM -0400, Dave Phillips wrote:
> The gear is used for desktop recording, so I'd like to keep the cost
Cheapest: M-Audio Audio Buddy.
If you want better sound quality, the next steps up are:
* Mackie 1202 VLZ. Yes, it's a mixer, but the 4 mic inputs are good
bang for buck, worth considering if you think you'll ever need more than
* FMR RNP - "Really Nice Preamp" highly thought of by many of the folks in
rec.audio.pro, a lot more expensive but way below the price of the real
golden channel stuff. Said to make an SM57 really shine.
I don't know about the sound cards you are using with them, but I doubt if
there's a problem with them and any of the above preamps. They all have