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Re: Laptop Looping Redux, Redux

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Per Boysen" <perboysen@gmail.com>
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" <perboysen@gmail.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.