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Hey, first post

Yeah, basically, I would like a sound card that not only has good quality from a microphone (getting a Shure SM57 ) but can also have a mixer plugged into it for direct recording (probably a Soundcraft M series).
I only game very lightly- think "Dawn Of War" style but I dont game that much and I can always have music on my HiFi or something instead.
I've heard that m-audio are the mutts nuts for recording, so would this satisfy my needs?
http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/en/delta-66/652

I've also heard that Terratec are really good as well. But are they REALLY worth the extra £94?
http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/en/phase-88/13121

Thanks very much
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I've heard of M-Audio, but I've never heard of Terratec. I don't know much of anything about high quality audio equipment though
 
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I've heard of M-Audio, but I've never heard of Terratec. I don't know much of anything about high quality audio equipment though
ah right okay, cheers anyway
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M-Audio is awesome for recording. And yes, you will be able to hear sounds from games, but it won't be optimized and support all that cool sound modeling/environmental shtuff.
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M-Audio is awesome for recording. And yes, you will be able to hear sounds from games, but it won't be optimized and support all that cool sound modeling/environmental shtuff.
Ahh that doesn't really bother me that much, thanks . Any views on the terratec's?
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Ahh that doesn't really bother me that much, thanks . Any views on the terratec's?
I would just go for the m-audio
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cheers

Anyone else want to agree?
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anyone?
Any models to recommend? Is terratec worth it?

TELL MEEE
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Dood, M-Audio Delta 66 or 44
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