Bye bye Audigy

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Music NeKo Sound Blaster Audigy
I've officially had it with my Sound Blaster Audigy.

First of all, Creative's customer support sucks. Second of all, Vista has been out for about a year now, and Creative has yet to write drivers for many of their sound cards, including the Audigy, that allows the use of all of the features the Audigy is supposed to be used for. The Audigy is what connected my computer to my J-Station, cheap MIDI keyboard, and my Shure mic, and now I don't have those connections anymore.

The problem is, I don't know what to do about it. I don't want to get a whole new sound card, because the ones I'm looking at are expensive. I also don't want to get something just to get rid of it whenever I decide to buy a NeKo. Problem with that is they no longer make the 76-key version, and have replaced their standard model with this absolutely stupid 61-key "Timbaland Special Edition", which apparently was designed with the help of Timbaland himself. THANKS A LOT YOU MUSIC-STEALING RETARD. Grr.

I was actually looking forward to getting a keyboard with more range than what I got now, and a 76-key beast would have been perfect. Now I'll have to find a spare keyboard whose price will probably be jacked up, deal with lesser keys again, or actually get a full-size keyboard that will serve as a control device, which would suck.

But until then, that means no singing, no recording live stuff off my piano, which I loved, and no exploring guitar recording, which I have been itching to do for a while now. Unfortunately, all solutions here will cost me a good amount of money, something I can't really afford until later on in the year, so my hobby seems to be on hold for now.

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