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Old 03-10-2007, 03:17 PM
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Default Folks thoughts on the Command 8?

Hey all, i'm considering the purchase of a command 8, as i have around 30 fairly complex songs to mix for an album, & feel it should speed up the automation work-flow a bit...what have others experiences been with them?

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Old 03-10-2007, 03:35 PM
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Default Re: Folks thoughts on the Command 8?

love it. it's inexpensive, fast and supported. (i used to have the motor mixers)
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Old 03-10-2007, 03:56 PM
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Love it.
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Old 03-10-2007, 03:59 PM
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Default Re: Folks thoughts on the Command 8?

It is worthy.
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Old 03-10-2007, 05:51 PM
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Old 03-10-2007, 08:01 PM
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Absolutely.

I actually owned a Control 24 and didn't use half of it's features. The C8 absolutely feels just as responsive. Great product.

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Old 03-11-2007, 12:00 AM
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Default Re: Folks thoughts on the Command 8?

It's a solid, reliable performer. Notice that the stock fader caps are unusual if you're accusomed to working on large format desks, so I replaced them with Mackie HUI fader caps. Big improvement for me.
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Old 03-11-2007, 11:07 AM
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Everything about it is cool except the monitoring section. Note that there are serious quality control issues here. Maybe I am just having bad luck but I am on my 4th unit in 2 years. Every six months I start to have problems and every time the units have been replaced by Digidesign at their cost as they should have been. 2 of the 4 had mismatched gain for the left and right channels -- left side was up 5dB's. The other two had crackly pots after six months. The rest of the unit is tight however. I would suggest perhaps using a seperate stand-alone monitoring section like a Mackie Big Knob.



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Old 03-12-2007, 08:52 AM
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So no one seems to think that the Command 8's use of USB as a connection is a problem at all? It looks like it doesn't even use USB 2, although the only downloadable user guide available is in Japanese, so it might.

Any comments on that aspect?
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Old 03-12-2007, 10:36 AM
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I believe it is USB2. Great little unit, I just wish I had 16 faders rather than 8...

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