Pre Laptop Orchestra/Gear

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** option: Intuos 6x8 ([http://www.wacom.com/intuos/6x8.cfm description]) : ($300, at least 4x) : comment (ge) - in use in PLOrk
** option: Intuos 6x8 ([http://www.wacom.com/intuos/6x8.cfm description]) : ($300, at least 4x) : comment (ge) - in use in PLOrk
* wiimotes (with nunchuk) ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wii_Remote description]) : ($60, at least 12x)
* wiimotes (with nunchuk) ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wii_Remote description]) : ($60, at least 12x)
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* joysticks?
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* dance pads?
* turntable interfaces?  (jeff?)
* turntable interfaces?  (jeff?)

Revision as of 03:49, 11 February 2008

SLOrk Gear - what we are thinking about getting for the ensemble. Please add suggestions and links here!!!

Contents

Laptops

  • macbook (current first choice) (description)
    • $1380 per laptop
    • black
    • planning to buy RAM upgrade separately from apple
    • possible paint job outsourcing on white ones
    • hoping to get 16x to 20x in the first round


Speakers


Audio Interfaces

currently, the thinking is starting with the MOTU Ultralite, and then getting another, more linux-compatible one

  • MOTU ultralite (description)
    • $545 retail (anyone know how to get them cheaper? Hayden?)
    • metering + onboard level control
    • unknown/no linux support (boo)
    • need to get same number as laptops
  • (insert linux-friendly interface option)


Microphones

  • vocal mic's (Shure SM58, 4x)
    • $100 each
  • instrument mic's (Shure KSM141, 4x)
    • $400
  • headset mic's (ideally want 12 or more of these)
    • suggestions?


Controllers

  • finger drum pads
    • option: m-audio triggerfinger (description) : ($150, at least 6x) : comment (ge) - in use in PLOrk
    • option: akai pad control (description) : ($200, at least 6x) : comment (ge) - BIG!
  • MIDI keyboards (hoping to get at least 6x)
    • option: edirol PCR-M30 (description) : ($150, at least 6x) : comment (ge) - in use in PLOrk
  • wacom tablet
    • option: Intuos 6x8 (description) : ($300, at least 4x) : comment (ge) - in use in PLOrk
  • wiimotes (with nunchuk) (description) : ($60, at least 12x)
  • joysticks?
  • dance pads?
  • turntable interfaces? (jeff?)


Cables

  • XLR cables
  • Audio Interface => Amp/Speakers cables (may need to build our own)


Storage and Transportion

  • cases?
  • one giant laptop container on wheels?
  • carts?
  • locks for laptops?


Matts + Pillows (etc)


Power cables / surge protectors / power conditioners

  • suggestions?


Documentation Gear

  • a nice wide-angle video camera?
  • a nice still camera?


Video Projector(s) + screen(s) : OPTIONAL

  • suggestions?


Everything Else : Suggestions?

  •  ?
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