Which used iPad to buy for Cubasis?

Which used iPad to buy for Cubasis?

Postby alexis » Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:57 am

I am going to use Cubasis 1.6 as an audio recording device only - in loop mode, recording multiple takes (XLR mic into a USB interface) like I currently do in Cubase 6.5, then bringing the audio tracks to my Cubase 6.5 on a PC for inclusion into an existing project.

44.1KHz/24 bit input.

Thanks much!
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One way to get variable-tempo audio to follow a grid here.
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Re: Which used iPad to buy for Cubasis?

Postby stacoja » Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:59 am

i think 3 / 4 are good for your needs. because its also the gui task you have to consider.
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Re: Which used iPad to buy for Cubasis?

Postby crohde » Fri Sep 13, 2013 12:07 pm

Hi Alexis,

If you are going to use 96kHz definitely iPad4.
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Re: Which used iPad to buy for Cubasis?

Postby alexis » Fri Sep 13, 2013 3:21 pm

crohde wrote:Hi Alexis,

If you are going to use 96kHz definitely iPad4.


Thank you Jan and Crohde.

44.1KHz - no need for iPad 4 then?
Alexis

One way to get variable-tempo audio to follow a grid here.
- A more detailed explanation for how to get variable-tempo audio to follow a grid here!
- And here for MIDI

Some ways to render virtual instruments to audio here.

Tips Tricks and Workflow Goodness

CubaseTutorial.net - very nice collection of instructional youtubes

Cubase 6.5.0, XP SP2 32-bit, Seagate Barracuda 80/160/160GB; Intel 550 Pentium 4 3.4GHz, 2GB RAM, HT+; Intel D915PBL mobo; Dual Radeon ATI X300SE 128MB video; Delta 66 in Omni I/O Studio; Motif8; UAD-1, Jamstix 3.3, BCF2K, Melodyne Cre8 3.2; 0.1 Woodlocked
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Re: Which used iPad to buy for Cubasis?

Postby stacoja » Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:55 pm

Your shure about not using audiobus? Then you will be fine with an ipad3.
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Re: Which used iPad to buy for Cubasis?

Postby Hiltmann » Tue Sep 17, 2013 1:23 pm

Hi All,

The best performance we've got in 96khz 24 bit / 22 tracks audio recording simultaneously
is with ca 60 MByte/sec " storage write " disk speed on iPad 3/4 measured with "PerformanceTest Mobile" free App.
(64 GB disk memory iPads).

We ascertained that some iPads 2/3 or 4 had the same disk performance = ca. 22 MByte/sec " storage write " speed.(16GB disk memory iPads).

Be sure that your iPad4 has more than ca. 22 MByte/sec " storage write " speed, if you need the best 96 khz 24/bit recording performance.

For comparison only,

22 MByte/sec " storage write " speed allows in 96 khz / 24 bit recording only
10-12 Tracks simultaenously on iPad 2 / 3 or 4.

best
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Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH
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Re: Which used iPad to buy for Cubasis?

Postby alexis » Tue Sep 17, 2013 5:06 pm

Thank you, Jan!
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One way to get variable-tempo audio to follow a grid here.
- A more detailed explanation for how to get variable-tempo audio to follow a grid here!
- And here for MIDI

Some ways to render virtual instruments to audio here.

Tips Tricks and Workflow Goodness

CubaseTutorial.net - very nice collection of instructional youtubes

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