I just bought Focusrite 2i2

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I just bought Focusrite 2i2

Postby The Ultimate » 30 Nov 2016, 09:04

Based on the recommendation of people on this board.
 
My question now is, is a Line 6 Pod 2 still useful? I have not installed the Pro Tools that come with the Focusrite audio interface but I saw that there were distortion amp models in it. Can the focusrite tools give me the same?
 
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Re: I just bought Focusrite 2i2

Postby shadowalk » 30 Nov 2016, 09:17

I know some recording professionals who still swear by the old POD 2.0, and there are even some who still swear by the old XT/X3 PODs over the newer HD PODs so to answer your question, yes. It's still useful.
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Re: I just bought Focusrite 2i2

Postby The Ultimate » 30 Nov 2016, 09:26

I will post my impressions of this device and the software as time goes by. You remember we had the discussion about the M-Audio interface, but I went with this one.
 
Does anyone else have what I bought here by the way?
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Re: I just bought Focusrite 2i2

Postby zim » 30 Nov 2016, 10:01

I have this exact model and like it so far. I use the Amplitube vst for guitar emulation
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Re: I just bought Focusrite 2i2

Postby Lavabug » 01 Dec 2016, 03:25

hooking up a pod to that through the analog ins is equivalent of recording a CD/mp3 to an analog format, and then ripping that analog copy to a CD/mp3 again
 
vst's will render the pod useless with an interface of that high a sampling rate. The POD is 15-20 year old modeling technology, there are better-sounding freeware vst models and cab sims out there.
 
so no the pod is not useful anymore outside of the convenience of having physical knobs and patches available on the fly, or being able to quickly hook it up to an amp/PA for live use.
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Re: I just bought Focusrite 2i2

Postby The Ultimate » 01 Dec 2016, 03:49

Hmm.
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Re: I just bought Focusrite 2i2

Postby zim » 06 Jan 2017, 15:33

where are your sick jams ironfan

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