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A sounddevices 702T and some of the independent sound libraries
I have this problem with purchase priorities all the time. I always try go for the option that will make me more money so I can afford to keep going down the list of potential gear purchases. Right now I'm torn between a laptop & PT9 or learning new software. There's an audio implementation course I've been eyeing...
I would go Johnny Mnemonic and take out a piece of my brain and replace it with a couple hundred gigs of solid state memory. Then I'd have three XLR plugs, and three Sound Devices pres jacked into the base of my spine and routed up my spinal column to the memory cards. Then I'd have Apogee design me some micro A/D converters.
Then I'd put on my tri-aural sono-glasses and go walkabout.
A ticket to the Seychelles - for field recording purpose of course.. ambiences in cocktail bars, sand moving slowly on the beach, waves clapping lazily against my boat... don't expect me to be back any time soon.