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Re: (((SIGMusic))) *NEW* Computer System Recommendations

The lcd panels in the office aren't up for trade.  Besides which,
SigMusic is part of ACM, it would be strange trading stuff like that.
In the back office there are a pair of Paradigm monitors that sound
quite nice - except someone needs to find out why one of the tweeters
isn't working.  Hopefully an inexpensive repair.

You don't need 5.1 surround.  There is a midi controller (can't remember
the name) that belongs to sigmusic, it has 4 sliders, a pitch wheel and
modulation slider, transport and numeric entry buttons, octave and
transposition knobs, and a few other things.  Is that what you had in
mind?  Also, I'd hardly trust an IR device for realtime control like

- Ben

On Thu, Mar 20, 2003 at 01:48:00AM -0600, Sean Corbett blathered thusly:
> can we have one of those nice flat panel screens in the acm office?  not
> that we should drop money on such a thing, but it would be nice if the
> office wants to trade or something.....  How are we in terms of getting the
> sound from the sound card to our ears?  are we going to want to plug right
> into those big speakers that are around, or use some smaller ones to fit the
> space?  do we have multi channel output from the card? (ie 5.1?)  software?
> we can probably get the for free though......  some kind of box that lets us
> adjust stuff in real time....  like a "controller".   I've seen infrared
> ones that look really cool when you use them.
> -Sean
>   -----Original Message-----
>   From: sigmusic-l-admin@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:sigmusic-l-admin@xxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Alexander Nam
>   Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2003 1:27 AM
>   To: SIGMusic Mailing List
>   Subject: (((SIGMusic))) *NEW* Computer System Recommendations
>   Hello SIGMusic,
>   It has been a while, but SIGMusic is still functioning normally (except
> for some funding issues).
>   Right now, I'd like to inform everyone that SIGMusic was OFFICIALLY
> approved for a new computer system for future projects and such. The
> guaranteed amount that we will be sponsored for is $750.00.
>   Therefore, please post to the list NOW on what you'd like to recommend to
> go into our new system.
>   After Spring Break, we will then go ahead and put a system together that
> meets the recommendations of membership. Of course, not all wishes will be
> fulfilled, depending on how much of our budget is used.
>   Thanks and eCafe info will be posted soon.
>   Have a great Spring Break!
>   Best Regards,
>   Alexander Nam
>   ACM SIGMusic Chair
>   sigmusic@xxxxxxxx
>   ---------------------------------------------
>   www.acm.uiuc.edu/sigmusic

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