AKAI PRO EIE
This is a great interface: 24-bit, 4in, 4out Mac or PC,with 3 USB ports
that enables you to connect controlers, & hard drives.
Analog style VU meters, gain controls, Mic and line guitar switches.
48V phantom power and the list goes on, all in a smal desktop box, that looks and feels solid
Comes with some software.
I've got one of these and I highly recomend it
FOCUSRITE Skarlet SOLO USB
This is an entry level device, designed for those of us that need a simple one guitar and one vocal input. This little fellow might look small but sure sounds big.
Mac & PC, 48V phantom power job done.
You can see it in action in the video to the right
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FOCUSRITE Skarlrt 2i4
Sinse we spoke about the Skarlet solo, will make sence to say a couple of things about the 2i4, slightlly more expensive but offering a lot more connectivity than the Solo.
As the name sudgests there are 2 ins and 4 outs+USB connector and midi in and out.
That makes it more suitable for the musician that wants to plugg in more than a guitar and a mic.
To my liking the software that comes with it alone is worth the asking price: Scarlet Pluging Suite(try that compressor with your bass guitar) Ableton live light, Novation Bass station.
Apart from that, what did the Romans done for us?