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- Best soundcard for recording stereo music?
- Steven Spits
August 3, 2006, 7:23 am
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What would be the best PCI soundcard for recording stereo music? At this
moment I'm using the linein on my mobo, but I'm looking for something with a
better signal-to-noise ratio.
I don't need MIDI, surround, a remote control or any other fancy stuff. I
only want the recorded stereo music to be as crystal clear as possible.
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Re: Best soundcard for recording stereo music?
Believe it or not the EMU 0404 is often cited as cheap great card. It
does have Midi though but Im not sure you can get a cheaper card with
better specs though someone may know of one.
Ill mention this place AMerican Musical Supply because
they really gave me a great deal and great service when I bought a
1212m EMU from them last month. Thats the bigger brother to the EMU
HEres a place Ive never heard of. Try to price match this to American
Musical Supply though they might refuse on the grounds theres no free
shipping or something but its worth a try. $74
Do a search since Ive often seen it as low as $79 but factor in
shipping. Maybe the higher place has free shipping and the lower does
The BAD --- sometimes this card conflicts with something on the PC or
the patchmix software. Soime people have zero problems a few have lots
of problems. You might want to buy it from a place you can return it
easily like AMS, Amazon etc.