tomarrow is the big day  

Posted by Darkmaer

I'M ORDERING MY EQUIPMENT TOMORROW!!! I'm so excited. though i've changed my mind a little bit. I'm trying to think of the best and cheapest way to get up and running without getting TOO cheap. so i decided for right now to take off the Korg PadKontrol since well even though it's a great product and i will no matter what be buying it down the road. I'd like to get truly up and running...i'm personally not really that much of a fan when people post music up on myspace or where ever and thats all it to me it just gets boring really fast....unless done really well. so i want to be able to post some songs with actual lyrics in it...but the big problem is the one mic i was looking at was $420 and then on top of that the mic preamp i was looking at was another $ thats almost a getting up to a grand just for vocals...crazy if you ask me for a i'm going the cheaper route...and i'll save me $100 from the korg padkontrol.

there is a company called "blue" which i've always looked at there mics in kind of a intrigued way...because they are different then most peoples stuff. well i don't know when but they came out with a USB condenser mic (what you use when recording vocals typically). i think they mainly made it for podcasting. infact it comes with a little desk tripod stand. but it's got 3 settings. 1 for up close normal talking or singing. the 2nd setting is if your apprently going for a higher vocals...and the third setting is mainly for if your recording a whole band at once or your wanting to interview someone so it can reach out and be able to snag there voice along with yours. but i figured this will prolly be a better setup since well to be honest i really wanted the korg padkontrol alot for the X,Y pad that way i can make changes in my programs without having to use the mouse.....but that will be a minor inconvience for the time being. but so far the reviews are great for the most part for this mic as a good beginner i can use it for podcasting later down the road. and the other reason why i'm getting this silly looking mic.....well it will look good next to my mac when i get it.

which brings me to my next bit of future mac. i did the configuration on the thing and really not too too bad considering it is an all in one computer. i mean my brothers computer is alot more bulkier and it's an all in one and he spent $1000 more for his and the only advantage is his has got a tv-tuner in it and a very lousey touch screen.....with the dreaded vista. but here is my info (there is an order # hint hint...some stranger should come along and buy it for my project want to be popular enough on the internet where people buy me shit).

please buy me

The following products have been saved in an Apple Store shopping cart. To view, modify, or purchase these items, simply click here. For assistance in placing an order call 1-800-MY APPLE and one of our representatives will be happy to assist you. Please have your Apple Quote number (W39993405) available when you call.

Date Saved: 2008-08-28
Part Name
Part Number Qty Unit Price Price
MobileMe - Single User BE037LL/A 1 $ 69.00 $ 69.00
AppleCare Protection Plan for iMac - Auto-enroll S3134LL/A 1 $ 169.00 $ 169.00
iMac, 24-inch, 2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Custom 1 $ 1899.00 $ 1899.00
     -500GB Serial ATA Drive 065-7653
     -2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 065-7739
     -Accessory kit 065-7670
     -ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO w/256MB GDDR3 065-7737
     -Apple wireless Mighty Mouse 065-7660
     -Apple Wireless Keyboard (English) + User's Guide 065-7667
     -2 GB 800MHz DDR2 SDRAM - 2x1 GB 065-7650

*Subtotal $2137

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I mean i'd like to have 4gigs of ram but that can come later (since that is the only thing you can technically upgrade i figured i'll worry about that after i swallow that $2200 price tag....then again by the time i save up for it the new imac should be out along with a more powerful thats fine by me. but i really am hoping they drop there prices just a little bit...not much but like $200 

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