Recording Equipment Category

Optimize Windows XP for Firewire &USB Audio Interface during Recording

A lot of things can influence the performance of your computer for audio recording. This tutorial is applicable to those home recording setups that are using Windows XP operating system with either a Firewire or USB audio interface. The objective of th …

Do egg cartons work for soundproofing & acoustic home studio treatment?

One of the most commonly implemented acoustic treatment materials in home recording studio are the egg cartons. They are very cheap solutions and easy to find. You can find a lot of egg cartons in department store or every time you buy a dozen of eggs …

How to connect M-audio BX5a to your computer soundcard audio interface

M-audio BX5a is one of the best reference monitors that a beginner home studio engineer can afford. M-audio BX5a This tutorial will illustrate two ways on how you can connect M-audio BX5a to your computer. The first method is regarding the use of PCI s …

Recording without preamp? Effects on Recording Quality and Signal Level

Pre-amp is a very important recording equipment. Yet a lot of beginning musicians are not using pre-amp during any home recording session projects. They simply plug the microphone output or guitar output to any inputs of their mixer or audio interface/ …

ASIO vs. WDM: Best practices in Modern Home Recording

There are actually two types of audio drivers that you can use in computer audio recording. These are the ASIO (Audio Stream Input/Output) and the WDM (Windows Driver Model) audio drivers. These two operates very differently and their behavior has stro …