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Old 05-03-2011, 12:40 PM
Minimutt Minimutt is offline
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Default Opinion needed re RME ADI-2 converter

I'm running PT9 via an 003 console clocked to a Black Lion Micro Clock MK2 in my studio.

The BL Clock makes a big difference over the stock 003 clock - worth every penny spent, that's for sure.

From what I understand, I can do better than the stock converters in my 003 as well...of course, I'd love to go the Apogee/Lynx route but current budget limits are restricting me to looking at the RME ADI-2, which seems to be a decent unit for the price.

My question is this: since I am already clocking to a much better source, would the addition of the RME have a noticeable impact in my system - or is this just splitting hairs at my level of gear?

A reliable source advises that at this price point and level of gear, I have already made a significant improvement in my system via the BL Clock and while the addition WOULD make a difference, it may not be an appreciable one enough to justify the expense.

Just looking for a second opinion(s) before I pull the trigger on this or not. Times are tough and if this move isn't one that would make a drastic difference in my rig, then I'll hold off until I can afford a major overhaul of my system and go HD.


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