Using an external hard drive to record onto
Posted on Sep 06, 2006 11:13 am
Member Since: Sep 04, 2006
Hello all, im using a G4 apple mac and the hard drive is just way to small for recording i want to use an external hard drive to record onto so i can plug it into other computers and just transport stuff. Do u think a usb 2 7200rpm external hard drive will be fast enough? anyone recommend anything?
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Sep 06, 2006 11:21 am Should be fine, for low intensity stuff. If you're trying to do 16 tracks, at 192khz, then I'd say no, but if you're doing 2 or 4 tracks, at 48, or 96khz, then you're probably fine.
Since: Apr 08, 2004
Having a 8m buffer will help. The USB 2.0 should be fast enough for most stuff.
Sep 06, 2006 11:22 am Kewl thanks for the help, im doing a music tech course its just awesome
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