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Is recording into a DAW using the Amplifi USB connection even a viable option for getting a good, quality sound out of your guitar? If you've found it to be a good option... what are some of the tricks for optimizing the sound quality?

 

Thanks!

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I've messed around with this. I connected the USB to my laptop and attempted to record through Audacity.

 

Whilst the quality isn't great and there is alot of white noise for lack of a better term, I did manage to record multiple tracks through and edit them through Audacity. That's mainly while writing heavy music, I imagine you'd be able to create an alright track through clean tones etc.

 

I've since got Reaper software but yet to give it a real go.

 

If anyone knows of anyway to kill the dead noise (maybe a suppressor or something?) I'd love to know.

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I've used the USB port to connect to my laptop, using Audacity, and haven't had a bit of noise.  And that's with clean sounds and distorted sounds.  I'm using the latest windows drivers.

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Make sure you configure Audacity to use the AMPLIFi and its Line 6 ASIO driver as the audio input/output device. In particular, avoid using ASIO4ALL.

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I did set the Amplifi up as my audio interface, I should have been a little clearer I guess. It's not a great quality like you'd get from a legit audio interface but it still works well.

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I've just got my Amplifi 75, updated the firmware, the USB driver and also, installed the Cubase license which came with the amp. First impressions very good quality sound recording by using the USB cable. 

I had an external M-Audio Fast Track Pro interface which I think I will sell it in Ebay as the USB interface of the amp is very nice

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I use the headphone jack out of my amplifi 75 to my audio interface and into my macbook air for garageband and it seems to work well.

Are you saying I can just plug my amplify into the macbook via usb? is the quality better?

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