Currently Being ModeratedMar 15, 2012 6:24 AM (in response to davesintexas)Re: Im just starting to record at home. What do I really need to get a good start?
I'm glad you are asking questions before buying more equipment! You'll end up saving time and money in the long run by doing some research first!
What you need is an audio interface. This is, basically, an analog-to-digital converter - it converts the electrical signal given to it any musical device (amp output, guitar or microphone) to the 1's and 0's that computers use.
Line 6 sells the POD series of A-to-D interfaces. These are principally designed for guitar use and for use with Gearbox and PodFarm FX/amp simulation software, but function as very good interfaces.
Your Yeti USB mic has the same kind of converter in it, however the ones built into microphones are limited and usually have inexpensive components yielding less-than-stellar A-to-D conversion.
I suggest you hike on over to homerecording.com, and check out the user forums there. In the Newbies section there are a whole bunch of sticky-ed threads for an introduction to computer recording.
Currently Being ModeratedMar 21, 2012 4:52 PM (in response to fflbrgst)Re: Im just starting to record at home. What do I really need to get a good start?