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    How to Record Multiple Tracks Simultaneously on PC ??

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    I have 4 instruments , I want to record these simultaneously on my PC ?? The problem is that how will i input these into my PC.

    I know i can use mixer but it will send as a single track.
    Is their any Inexpensive mixer that can send the Audio inputs to PC as different tracks.

    Please Help,
    Thank You,

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    No, you need an audio interface, either connecting to computer via USB or Firewire.

    FOR EXAMPLE

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    Quote Originally Posted by IshanRBhatnagar View Post
    I have 4 instruments , I want to record these simultaneously on my PC ?? The problem is that how will i input these into my PC.

    I know i can use mixer but it will send as a single track.
    Is their any Inexpensive mixer that can send the Audio inputs to PC as different tracks.

    Please Help,
    Thank You,
    Inexpensive is a relative term.

    Can you do it for $50? No.
    Can you do it for $300? Yes.

    What are you recording? Are you using mics, or direct inputs from fx pedals etc.? What kind of budget are you looking at?

    Beware.....Home recording is kind of like pandoras box.
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    http://www.absolutemusic.co.uk/store...edfb92b58b2472

    a little gadget like this is what you'll be needing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IshanRBhatnagar View Post
    I have 4 instruments , I want to record these simultaneously on my PC ?? The problem is that how will i input these into my PC.

    I know i can use mixer but it will send as a single track.
    Is their any Inexpensive mixer that can send the Audio inputs to PC as different tracks.

    Please Help,
    Thank You,
    Know your location in the world will help in answering your question. Here in the US something that cost $50. to $100. may cost twice that in an other country due to import tax etc. etc.








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    Quote Originally Posted by moresound View Post
    Here in the US something that cost $50. to $100.
    For a single two-channel interface, maybe. He needs either multiple cards or an outboard unit like haymedic said. I've heard multiple cards don't play well together in the same PC, so I'd get the outboard device.
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    Here's a good start. It comes with Cubase LE 4 48-track:
    http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/US1641/

    Then, you just hook everybody just like this:



    There you go.

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