• toine
    Posts: 39
    Joined: Dec 19th, 2007, 06:21
    FW-1082 doesn't work - I want a new Audio Interface
    Hi, Well, I'm new in Mac, and I bought a Macbook wit h 4BG of RAM. And I bought a Tascam FW-1082 2 years ago during my Cubase - Windows experience. The problem is that the FW-1082 is not compatible with Leopard, the site says it does, but there are giving wrong information, so be careful everybody. So I decided I want a new AI, don't know when the problem will be fixed, and I didn't use the feature of my FW-1082, so I better buy something that suits me more. Does anyone can help me choosing, I'll tell you what I use now. 2 Input channels (at least one with Phantom Power), 1 SPDIF input, 1 Midi input, 2 headphones channels would be great. 2 output channels to connect my speakers. I will use Logic. I heard Motu, Presonus and RME are the best. But I want the best sound quality possible, don't want to pay for controllers, 8 inputs and other stuff I never use. Thx for helping me. Antoine
  • Rounik Admin
    Posts: 8713
    Joined: Dec 16th, 2006, 08:13
    Re: FW-1082 doesn't work - I want a new Audio Interface
    Hi Antoine Do a search on "interface" or "audio interface" and you'll find a few other posts that'll be of interest. One of the more recent one's: [url][/url] The list you have (motu, presonus, RME) are all good. I've heard good things about the motu and rme preamps and own a presonus firebox which I love but would like to upgrade sometime. Also check out the range of Apogee interfaces. Logic users tend to rave about it's sound quality and it's integration with Logic. It also depends on how much you are willing to spend. Hope that provides some help! Rounik
  • steveH
    Posts: 857
    Joined: Oct 17th, 2006, 05:19
    Re: FW-1082 doesn't work - I want a new Audio Interface
    Hi Antoine, I highly recommend the Apogee AIs. Even their little Duet is a gem! I have the Ensemble. They don't do MIDI though. I like keeping my Audio and Midi interfaces separate! Steve
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