ok, missed on the indigo io..Anyone have any thoughts/experience with either the
edirol UA-5 ( http://www.edirol.com/products/info/ua5.html ) or the
M-audio Duo (http://www.m-audio.com/index.php?do=products.main&ID=418bef83e1ef362642d74f048b31de21) ?
My recordings are using a stanton 500 II phono cartridge on cylinders. Not sure how to figure out if I need a pre-amp or not. I know I can plug in the cartridge right into the mic input of my laptop sound card, it just sounds really bad (even silence is noisy). But don;t know if I need a preamp to do external d/a.
Looking to make field recordings of cylinders. Anyone have any basic guidelines about sampling rates etc. (wave files) cylinders? I'm sure 24/96 is too high, but wondered if there were any emerging standards.
Any info/experience/speculation is much appreciated.