Normally when recording on my computer I go through a RP pedal, but I´m not entirely happy with that (it colours the sound -- can´t put it in "neutral"), so I thought I´d invest in a soundcard or some such thing, where I can plug in a mic and then go to Audacity. Behringer has a few gadgets called "U-phoria, cost would be around $300, and I wonder, is this a worhtwile purchase, or should I stay with my RP150?
I´m not terribly fuzzy about sound quality, and I´m very incompetent when it comes to dealing with tech stuff, so just plugging in a mic and a USB cable is about all that I can handle.
Did you tried to record using "DI - Direct (No Amp Model)" amp modelling? I think it'd be similiar to a "neutral" you're looking for. And turn off other effects, and then EQ as flat you'd like. The RP150 is designed for guitar or hi-z microphones. If you're using a low-z mic, then you need a matching transformer.
Last Edited by LFLISBOA on Feb 17, 2021 5:37 AM
@rogonzab: The Behringer are dirt cheap (and I mistyped above: should have said in the *$30* range). Maybe that´s reflected in their quality, but, as I said, I´m not into the high end business of record production. Every now and then I come across ads for used specimens of that Focusrite thing, and I´ll keep my eyes open -- didn´t even know it was a soundcard ... Thanks!
@LFLISBOA: Interesting! I haven´t noticed that DI-direct option on the RP 150. I´ll see if I can find it -- think there´s still a manual to the pedal somewhere in the flat.
Yes, I´ve been seriously taken to school -- e.g. right here on this forum! -- because of my ignorance of impedance matters, so now I own a uople of transformers. But thanks for pointing that out, I´m such a hopeless case when it comes to the tech stuff!
Check Digitech website, you'll be able to download the RP150 manual> I'm not expert but the RP would record with the same quality as the interfaces rogonzab mentioned, so would not worth the investment, unless it has at least 2 channels
Thanks guys! I now recollect why I had forgotten about pressing both pedals -- if you do that you can´t record. Or more correctly, I can´t record. The digital world always hold interesting surprises for us. If I start w/ the RP sounds it works just fine, but if I bypass them I don´t get an input signal.