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MacBook Core2Duo

Discussion in 'Backline' started by smy1, Sep 12, 2007.

  1. smy1

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    Hey guys,

    I just ordered a macbook core2duo 13" (the small white one) mainly for video editing with Final Cut Pro. I also ordered a DVI adapter to use one of my 22" screens with it.

    The thing has 2GB RAM and a 250gb 5400 RPM harddrive.

    Will that be enough for on-location audio recording (with a firepod) every now and then? Mixing will be on my audio-workstation.
     
  2. Metaltastic

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    More than enough, without a doubt - just make sure to disable wireless networking when you do (wreaks havoc on the sync of my USB interfaces, so there's all kinda jitter and clicks/pops - maybe the fact that you have a MAC and are using firewire negates the problem, but better safe than sorry)
     
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    Ooh, you'll probably want an external hard drive with a faster RPM rate, though
     
  4. Jarkko Mattheiszen

    Jarkko Mattheiszen The FU guy.

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    Definitiely good enough. I've heard of problems with Apple's wireless interface and Firepods, too, so you might have to disable it while recording, but other than that, it should be fine.
     
  5. Thorax the Herdsman

    Thorax the Herdsman Procrastinating Fuck

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    What everybody else has said :) I'm using a MacBook with 2GB RAM and I've had not problems yet. I recommend the Western Digital MyBook firewire drive too, it's what I use and seems to work pretty nicely.
     

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