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Mackie Mixer/ART Tube Preamp/MAudio Mobile Pre/Macbook Pro

U65_RN

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I have the following:

Mackie Mixer/ART Tube Preamp/MAudio Mobile Pre/Macbook Pro/garageband/Guitar Rig 3

What are your thoughts on using the mixer in this set-up?
Would you use the mixer or mix "inside the box"?

Thanks!
 

TheoDog

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Mix in the box. You could use the mixer to tailor sources into the mobile pre. I use a mic into an ART Tube pre into an Apogee Jam into an iPad with good results.
Less is more IMhO.
 

richt

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Experiment. If you have decent outboard gear to complement your plug-ins, a hybrid approach could yield some good results. However, the circuitry and design of the Mackie is not likely to provide an overwhelmingly better sound than mixing in-the-box.
At the end of the day, which mix sounds more like music to you?

Let us know how it goes.

Cheers,

Richt
 

U65_RN

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I should have phrased the question differently. Would you use the mixer to tailor sources going into the Mobile Pre or would you skip the mixer for that purpose and do all eq with the software.
 




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