825 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Jan 8, 2006 9:06 AM by HangTime
1) Is GB2 a competant program to handle such a task?
Can one set up
three or more channels to record simultaneously each
Up to 8 channels, with gate, compression, eq, reverb, echo, and a chocie of 2 more effects from a long list.
2) What outboard I/O would I need to get to handle
the microphone imputs?
Your expression "hour-long" is somewhat unspecific, so you should be aware of the fact that GB limits the recording length to 999 bars. Since the meter doesn't matter for your purposes, you can stretch the actual recording length to something like 99 minutes by choosing a low tempo. See details in HangTimes' FAQ at http://www.thehangtime.com/gb/gbfaq2.html#recordlength.
And you don't have to worry about EQs and effects while you're recording, you can set everything after you're done.
For those who responded:
Check out the firePod from Presonus. In summary, it is an 8-channel input device with firewire connectivity. The OEM software is Cubasis LE (a limited version of Cubase).