It’s more than your budget, but I highly recommend any of the Prismsound converters, especially with their Verifile software that can error check an analog to digital transfer. I think they are the best sounding converters available.
> On Dec 8, 2020, at 3:33 PM, Richard L. Hess <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi, Martin,
> I'm going to take a different look at what you asked for. I would step back back the Fireface 800 to the secondary machine and purchase a Fireface UFX II as your main converter.
> I bought a Fireface UFX in 2011 and in 2018 bought a UFX II. Now the two Firefaces can work when I need 16 channel ingest, effectively retiring my two RME Multiface II that were once my main ingest converters starting in 2002 or so.
> If I were starting out today, I think I'd get the Fireface UFX II+ with MADI capability and connect my four Dragons to that and put a dedicated 8-input converter on four reels and a dedicated 16-input on my 16-track and run that all in with MADI plus an 8-channel I/O box to insert NR...but that's at least 10 grand, but a dream system. The only patch bay might be on the converter feeding the NR so I can select which flavour of NR I have patched in, but based on my workflow, normally I'd have one Dolby 363, one Dolby 422, and my Telcom C4 unit attached to the eight channels.
> On 2020-12-08 11:13 a.m., Martin Fisher wrote:
>> Hey Folks,
>> It appears I'm in the market for an interface to replace a piece of legacy equipment which is "on the fritz"/"gives up it's useful life with the demise of Windows 7." This unit would replace a Midiman Delta 10 X 10 with rack mount break out box for use on a second computer. I'm looking for recommendations and am having a hard time making sense of the ads I'm seeing from most retailers who aim their information at the live music crowd. I'd like to keep the price somewhere in the $700 and under range. Below is my short list of requirements and wants. If anyone has any thoughts I'd be grateful to hear them.
>> Although I usually cap projects at 24 Bit/96 kHz I'd like it to be capable of 24 Bit/192 kHz resolution
>> 8 discreet level adjustable line inputs (mic/line capability is preferred but not essential)
>> Would also be nice if all level controls and input jacks were front panel accessible
>> I've been running a Fireface 800 on my main record computer for several years now with excellent results but this one doesn't have to be quite as high end.
>> Thanks! :-)
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