----- Original Message ----- From: "Per Boysen" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com> Sent: Thursday, 27 September, 2007 08:20 AM Subject: Re: Laptop Looping Redux, Redux >>> On 26 sep 2007, at 21.29, L.A. Angulo wrote: >>> >>>> thanx man,have u got windows XP installed on it as >>>> well? do yu think it would work just as good with it >>>> installed?i am gettin close to buying one and ive >>>> never owned one but still debating wether i should get >>>> a mac pro or one of those laps from PC >>>> audiolabs,although since ive worked with the echoplex >>>> for so long id like to stay with a software close to >>>> it like mobius... > >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Per Boysen" <email@example.com> >>> Why not picking up a mac + Windows XP and use it for Mobius as >>> well? You wiould have to shell out extra for the Microsoft >>> license though. > > On 27 sep 2007, at 01.34, Stephen Goodman wrote: >> Yes, one buys enough stealth licenses with a Mac to make it >> difficult to buy more software... Compare the cost of a PC you can >> build yourself + a copy of XP, and a Mac (which you're not allowed >> to build yourself) and OSX... > > > I used to build my own stationary PC's back in the days when it was a > lot cheaper, as you say. Today many vendors sell PC's at the same > cost level so it doesn't make any economical sense to build your own. > But regarding functionality of a music PC, it might still make sense > to build your own, in order to pick the components that work well as > a stable system. > > BTW, OSX is no additional cost as it comes for free with the computer. > > I'd rather eat less than make music with crappy tools "to save > money" ;-) > Mac Slight(tm) acknowledged.