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I just ordered this system for a friend.

He want to be able to record his music with it. I suggested the E-mu 404 USB just based on the number of times it comes up in this forum.

Is the E-mu with that system (excluding software) a good choice? If not, point me (him) to a better solution?

Thanks!
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From what I can tell, as I have not received mine yet, people use the 0404 as a standalone unit to create, record, edit and master music.

I don't think you'll find anything as cost effective/versatile as the 0404. If you can fine one used they normally go for around $150 used or $200 new.
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What kind of recording is he doing? I mean, does he want professional results he can charge for? Or, does he want to make his own demos?

I believe that I don't have the answer, but I have the feeling a more accurate answer may come with this information.
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What kind of recording is he doing? I mean, does he want professional results he can charge for? Or, does he want to make his own demos?

I believe that I don't have the answer, but I have the feeling a more accurate answer may come with this information.
I'm not sure, I'll find out later exactly, but for our purposes I'm pretty sure he's not doing it for income.

From everything I read, unless someone here says "UHUH!" I'm recommending the E-mu USB to him.
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