I have been an avid Tascam user for almost 20 years. From starting out using a 4 channel cassette porta studio then moving to the original US-122. I then moved up to the FW 1082. Now, the sound, just keeps on getting better and Tascam makes it easy to keep moving up to better sound. The price is great compared to other brands and they have been in the recording business since it started. The drivers are constantly being updated as to keep up with the demand of better sound with newer operating systems And the look, is really freakin cool!. Try one out, you will not be disappointed. "This is a real hands-on review from Jamie at Sam Ash Music Indy".