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7 years ago
The Focusrite units don't have firewire ports that just stop working. The firewire ports usually stop functioning because of an improper connecting or disconnecting procedure. The standard method of connecting a firewire audio interface is and has always been to power the unit and the computer down before connecting and disconnecting the unit.
6 years ago
As opposed to every other post I am actually using the 56 liquid. Not an earlier (focusrite admitted) inferior interface. It is rock solid with Logic Pro 8. The software control interface takes a bit of getting used to and is less than intuitive but there are an abundance of tutorials on the focusrite web site to get you through. I have not used it with 9 yet and according to more than one source I know it is incompatable under the 64 bit snow leopard option. I actually hooked up an additional saffire pro 40 that i borrowed from a buddy to get me an additional 8 inputs. Through the adat optical interfaces it worked flawlessly.Not only am I blow away by the liquid channel options the quality of the converters are incredible for the money and BTW the additional pre amps are......... yea FOCUSRITE.I am going to get a MKII octopre dynamic to go with the 56 and there will be little I cant record live!
Firewire is the only interface. You were not using a saffire 56 right?
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