Re: Connecting mic pre-amp to PC

Subject: Re: Connecting mic pre-amp to PC
From: Jack DeLand <jackdeland -at- adamcharlesconsulting -dot- com>
To: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2018 16:19:24 -0500

I believe the chap with the ART Pro (tubed) has an audio interface device
but he didn't recall the particulars, such as what the thing is actually
called. I will find out what's doing tomorrow. We can continue off-list if
you like. I don't know how useful this line of interrogation is to others.

On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 3:45 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> But what kind of ends are on your cardiod mics? If you have XLR then you
> need a mixer with proper gain control. But if you get a good interface you
> can use software on the input to increase the gain.
>
> That said, I have a condenser mic that I used to use directly into my
> interface (MOTU Traveler) and use the input controls in Cubase to control
> the sound. Lately Iâve been playing with the live input sound and prefer to
> use my Art Tube MP to provide phantom power to the mic, and run through an
> RNC compressor before the MOTU input channel. That provides initial
> compression to not overload the input in the recording.
>
> -Tony
>
> On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 12:01 Jack DeLand <jackdeland@
> adamcharlesconsulting.com> wrote:
>
>> âI have cardioid mics only, and the boost is definitely not sufficient
>> for my needs. I do have XLR for an old Peavey mic, and I want to
>> experiment with the mixer.â I may go with a screen, or may build out an
>> additional studio on my house. Just looking at options here.
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 12:51 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:
>>
>>> Second what Robert said. You shouldnât need to preamp your USB mic. You
>>> can
>>> adjust the input gain in the operating system setting and recording
>>> software.
>>>
>>> If you had a standard studio microphone it would have an XLR output. Then
>>> youâd need an interface with a preamp. In the same price range as
>>> Behringer
>>> are Roland and M-Audio units if you are looking at options.
>>>
>>> -Tony
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 08:56 Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> > For a standard microphone, the cheap and easy solution is a USB
>>> > computer audio interface. This one has both XLR and 1/4" TRS jacks, a
>>> > preamp, and phantom power, so it can handle any standard mic:
>>> >
>>> > https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/UM2usb
>>> >
>>> > If your microphone has a USB jack, you just plug it into your PC.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>>
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References:
Help Desks: From: Nina Rogers
RE: Help Desks: From: Cardimon, Craig
Connecting mic pre-amp to PC: From: Jack DeLand
Re: Connecting mic pre-amp to PC: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Connecting mic pre-amp to PC: From: Tony Chung
Re: Connecting mic pre-amp to PC: From: Jack DeLand
Re: Connecting mic pre-amp to PC: From: Tony Chung

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