Which gear could I look for an 'upgrade'?

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sacredmimi
KVRist
61 posts since 24 Feb, 2017

Post Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:34 pm

Hello. I have fireface UFX, and Barefoot micromain26, and that's it really. I want to see/know if I can have any sort of an upgrade for better monitoring sounds. I don't do any type of audio recordings; everything is done within the DAW.. VSTs to plugins. I've heard DA converters could be a good investment, but some say that that should be the last thing to be improved on.. So I'm kinda confused now. Any recommendations please?

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BertKoor
KVRAF
11417 posts since 8 Mar, 2005 from Utrecht, Holland

Re: Which gear could I look for an 'upgrade'?

Post Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:54 pm

Acoustical room treatment!
It's more important than monitors and DA converters.
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sacredmimi
KVRist
61 posts since 24 Feb, 2017

Re: Which gear could I look for an 'upgrade'?

Post Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:01 pm

BertKoor wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:54 pm
Acoustical room treatment!
It's more important than monitors and DA converters.
Oo yeah! I’ve already treated the room. Quite heavily too.

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BertKoor
KVRAF
11417 posts since 8 Mar, 2005 from Utrecht, Holland

Re: Which gear could I look for an 'upgrade'?

Post Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:18 pm

So you're sorted!

A RME FireFace is good enough I guess. No room for improvements there.

Maybe you benefit from some cheap monitors for reference how it sounds on a modest, less ideal setup.
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