I'm just about to set up a home studio after a while of simply sticking my korg triton thru my pc speakers via a soundblaster live card - I'm sure I'm not doing the old girl justice this way
My main aim is to have a studio where I can record my Triton, plus guitar and piano (one at a time), but also would like to use it to play live with friends (ie 1 on Triton, 1 guitar, 1 piano) and also have the option of adding new midi devices in the future
My set up will be as follows, things which I havent bought yet are marked with *
Korg Triton with MOSS expansion, SCSI card and zip drive
PC 1.1 gig athlon 512 meg RAM, 2 IBM HDDs at 7200 rpm running Cubase VST, Reason, Reaktor, Wavelab
Echo Mia soundcard *
Midiman Midisport 4x4 *
Mackie 12VLZ Pro mixer *
Tannoy Reveal Active Monitors *
Fender Strat *
Behringer V Amp *
Chappel upright piano
mic for piano
My questions are?
1. What do people think of this set up, is anything missing for my basic requirements.
2. In respect to playing live at home do I need to get a separate set of speakers, will the monitors sound too flat? What do people generally do? If I do play thru my monitors whats the best way of routing my gear so I dont need to have my PC running when I'm playing live without having to mess around too much swapping cables over.
Apologies if this is a dumb newbie question lol err buts thats because I am hehe. Ive never used a mixer before so am not quite sure what to expect