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Before I pull the plug and buy everything below,anything better in that prize

Asus Xonar DX - 60 pounds
AT2020 microphone - 70 pounds

Also heard that asus xonar has issues with usb mics

Thanks.smile.gif
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Why would you use an USB mic? O_O

Xonar treats mics very good as long as you plug them in the back (directly onto the card).

It's, hands down, the best mainstream soundcard.


Get a 3.5mm mic. Not really onto the mic market, but get a 3.5mm one. USB will only add noise to it.
   
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post #3 of 10
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Thanks for the reply.smile.gif

So get an AT2020 with XLR connection, but Asus Xonar DX doesn't have XLR, so which sound card has a preamp with XLR connection, in that prize range.smile.gif
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I just got the DX for $30...uber awesome! lol
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Originally Posted by SeanWebster;15233343 
I just got the DX for $30...uber awesome! lol

Thats great, where.smile.gif
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Why don't you get a XLR->3.5mm adapter instead?

No mainstream audio cards have XLR inputs.

And I can't think of an enthusiast PCIe interfaced one that does, either.


If you want a card that natively supports XLR, get ready to spend quite a lot more than the Xonar is worth.
   
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by SeanWebster;15233343 
I just got the DX for $30...uber awesome! lol

I'll also inquire: Where? biggrin.gif
post #8 of 10
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Originally Posted by Semedar;15233450 
I'll also inquire: Where? biggrin.gif

Amazon, it was on sale for $50 and a $20 rebate. This is in the US btw. wink.gif
post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by SeanWebster;15233465 
Amazon, it was on sale for $50 and a $20 rebate. This is in the US btw. wink.gif

I suppose this was a while back? biggrin.gif
post #10 of 10
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Originally Posted by Semedar;15233470 
I suppose this was a while back? biggrin.gif

Nope just 3 days ago...you missed it. frown.gif
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