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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-24-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By Stef Andrews
FW Daisychaining interface and HD causes digital clipping

Hi all, I was undecided as to whether to put this here or in the music section, but felt it would be seen by more people here. Mods, feel free to move it.

I recently set up my Lacie HD and...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 01-16-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,277
Posted By Stef Andrews
if I'm right with what you describe, they're the...

if I'm right with what you describe, they're the screws that you wrap the wire round then screw the wires tight?

If so, you'll also need an amp to power the speakers. Get a decent amp, then you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-09-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,564
Posted By Stef Andrews
Clarification on wiping HD and restoring from Time Machine

Hi all,

I've recently been having a few problems with my '08 Macbook, so I (as usual!) did a full back up to Time machine and then ran Onyx, which informed me I needed to (among other things)...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-01-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By Stef Andrews
Problems setting up internet sharing between MB and windows desktop

Hi all.

I've just aquired a windows desktop pc and due to placement of the router, want to run the internet on it from my macbook.

I've set up the sharing of the internet on the macbook in the...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-01-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,757
Posted By Stef Andrews
first of all you will not need a digital mixer,...

first of all you will not need a digital mixer, what you need is either 1 audio interface with 8 outs and a digital expansion facility(1), or 2 audio interfaces with 8 outs(2). But I have to ask, why...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 10-17-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,273
Posted By Stef Andrews
I'm running Logic 8 on a 2 yr old Macbook on Snow...

I'm running Logic 8 on a 2 yr old Macbook on Snow Leopard (10.6.4) quite happily. Extremely stable. I see absolutely no reason to upgrade to Logic 9 unless you actually want to (and it takes about 3...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 07-24-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,810
Posted By Stef Andrews
You can sort of do this in Garageband, that comes...

You can sort of do this in Garageband, that comes free with your mac.

But before explaining how you should do it, if you want to do so with a piece of released music that is not yours, and you do...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 07-20-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,707
Posted By Stef Andrews
If you have Soundtrack Pro legally you will have...

If you have Soundtrack Pro legally you will have *bought* Logic Studio. Logic is *THE* remixing DAW as far as I'm concerned. Soundtrack Pro is not a DAW for composition really, much more based and...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 07-05-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,582
Posted By Stef Andrews
What's his budget? And does he already have a...

What's his budget? And does he already have a Mac? Does he know any software such as Logic/Pro Tools/Cubase? Does he already have any other gear?

These would make it possible to answer your...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 06-22-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,477
Posted By Stef Andrews
You can't split up the parts of the song. It's...

You can't split up the parts of the song. It's like trying to take the eggs out of a cake. Not gonna happen.

Just to let you know though, the stems were not available legally, and that remixing...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 06-20-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By Stef Andrews
Well, that's good. 'Cause they sound utterly...

Well, that's good. 'Cause they sound utterly crap!

My personal choice of headphones is Beyer DT770s. But at over 100 i reckon finding a pair for $100 would be tricky! I use them in the studio and...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-15-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,700
Posted By Stef Andrews
Looks great. love the new more sleek look. But I...

Looks great. love the new more sleek look. But I was hoping for i5. 650, that's a 140 price hike from the last gen basic mini. Disappointed on that front - though if it had had i5 it would've...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 06-06-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,166
Posted By Stef Andrews
I'm running big projects on an old 2.1Ghz white...

I'm running big projects on an old 2.1Ghz white macbook atm. Looking to upgrade soon, but still capably running 48 track recordings on it. You'll be more than happy with the bottom spec 21.5"iMac as...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 02-26-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By Stef Andrews
I too would look at an iMac in preference to the...

I too would look at an iMac in preference to the other models. But keep an eye on the refurb store for a MacPro as they are wonderous beasts, quite frankly. IMacs are fantastic. And you won't...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 02-25-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Stef Andrews
2 of my housemates monitor on MR5s. Fantastic...

2 of my housemates monitor on MR5s. Fantastic monitors for the price i have to say. I'm looking at upgrading my current monitoring to B&W speakers, but if I were looking at this end of the price...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-19-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,587
Posted By Stef Andrews
Hi all again, I have upgraded to SL, and am...

Hi all again,

I have upgraded to SL, and am fully up to date on the apple side of things, I still can't sort out windows. Inserting my osx disc in my macbook only brings up "setup.exe" on the...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-14-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,587
Posted By Stef Andrews
Ah, thanks chcsag, I'm still on leopard. Maybe...

Ah, thanks chcsag, I'm still on leopard. Maybe its time for the upgrade to SL now! I've managed to blag a wired mouse off a friend for the time being but will try reinstalling the windows drivers and...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-13-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,587
Posted By Stef Andrews
Bluetooth Mighty Mouse won't pair in Windows 7

Hi all,

I have just moved from XP to windows 7 on my Bootcamp partition and can't get my macbook to pair with the Mighty mouse. I've had a quick search and couldn't see anything on this problem,...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 12-11-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By Stef Andrews
I seem to have missed this thread. All the best...

I seem to have missed this thread. All the best to your sister, glad to hear the operation went well. It's always nice to hear a story such as this in this seemingly doom and gloom world we live in!...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-11-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By Stef Andrews
External Hard Drives; Free space and recommendations.

Hi all,

About a year ago I switched out the 120GB internal HDD in my Macbook for a 500GB, and had the 120GB installed in a case for use as an external. All is fine and dandy with this.

But, I...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-18-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By Stef Andrews
No, perhaps i didn't state it clearly enough. I...

No, perhaps i didn't state it clearly enough. I have a number of devices that will not work when used with a USB hub; Audio interface, ext. DVD Drive, and a few others. So want to be able to use both...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-17-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By Stef Andrews
USB hub off Ethernet, possible?!

Hi all,

I was just wondering, if it is possible to get a USB port that runs directly from my macbook's ethernet port? I have recently bought a few items that for some reason only work when plugged...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-14-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By Stef Andrews
For spoken word, if that is all you are doing...

For spoken word, if that is all you are doing (which is what i take what you have said as) your chosen set up would be absolutely fine. The SM7 is a cracking dynamic mic, I like to use them a lot on...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-09-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Stef Andrews
Try Reaper. It's a fully functional DAW, don't be...

Try Reaper. It's a fully functional DAW, don't be put off by the (low) price thinking it's not as good as the others! Back when I was on windows I used it in Version 2. Though now use Logic and Pro...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-08-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Stef Andrews
Hi Deus, thanks for your reply. I've checked...

Hi Deus, thanks for your reply. I've checked activity monitor but don't really know what to look for. Which screen set should I be looking at? I'll get on it and take a screen shot of it and post it...
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