Long Extension Cord
Posted on May 18, 2005 11:27 am
No Commercial Appeal.
Member Since: Jan 09, 2003
I have a Delta 44 and I want to move the breakout box closer to my mixer...which is in my basement. the computer is upstairs and i don't want to take it into my damp dirty basement. Is a 100 foot PC to Box extension cord going to cause any latency or delay when recording multiple tracks? Thanks
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TadpuiI am not a crook's headMember
May 18, 2005 11:43 am I would worry more about signal degradation on a long cable run like that. The signal travels at just about the speed of light, so I wouldn't worry about latency, just interference on a cable that long.
Since: Mar 14, 2003
So if your computer is 100 feet away, how are you going to control your mixing software to start/stop recording and check your signal levels?
Also, how are you extending your Delta box cable? Mine is the standard little 3' cord. I thought that the plug was proprietary...what are you using for an extension cord?
May 18, 2005 11:49 am here I'm typing, mind a-spinning,
Since: Apr 08, 2004
wondering which one is winning.
audio waves at sound speed flight,
or digital pulse, the speed of light.
which one would be slower hence,
give latency, or pause dispense.
i think the latter would be well,
as audio, seems in tarry dwell.
FunkDadyPNo Commercial Appeal.Member
May 18, 2005 12:19 pm pretty much I'm just trying to record jams right now. When I end up recording for real, the instruments will be moved upstairs.
Since: Jan 09, 2003
The extension cord I will use is one I'll make. I work at a small business that makes GPS equipment. They also make their own cables. And I just learned how, so I'm going to do it myself. It'll cost about $2 plus a fifteen minute break. I figure it'll be easy. But I guess having to have someone else push record and stop would be a pain in the butt, wouldn't it.
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