Topic: Setting up the studio for a Studer 16 channel mixer
Hello users of RME converters
May I ask here for some advice regarding the change to a hybrid solution including a 16 channel analogue mixing desk, 16 balanced outs, 16 mic/line ins.
As I want to think everything out and change to RME as my brand of choice, before spending (for me) so much money. I need it to be sustainable and expandable, so I sure want to go for MADI or AVB. First I thought about the M-1610pro and a Madiface but with that solution I'd lack 8 analogue outs. What a pitty, a nearly all-in-one box would have been perfect. And to be quite honest, getting a RME M-32 DA Pro, RME M-32 AD Pro, and a MADI to USB interface would be a financial overkill.
What would you do? Is there any workaround imaginable to this specific application? I need to send from Cubase to the desk and record back to cubase with the possibility to monitor the desk/converter with my speakers, I run 4 and a Mixcube but at least 2 outs would be great. For tracking with the desk the M1610 would be adequat, but what about mixing, summing.
Thanks in advance, I really would enjoy being able join the RME family...