I have Br1600 that was my first digital multitrack and i thought it took me forever to learn to use it.. moved up to a used vs2480
(acutally have two)....no comparison..the BR is really easier to use but the first time you look at the big screen on a vs 2480.. you will never go back... 2480's are going for 700- 1500 on ebay. and they are work horses..
vs2480HD, vs2480 cd, 6 total VSF8-2 cards, BR1600, Tascam 1641 , outboard hardrive, out board burner. VirDis system. .Studio Projects C4 pair ,TB3 pair, C1, Audix AD-90 x5,Audix D6 ,2 ART MPA Gold with Eurotube JJ gold pin tubes, I ART TPS II stock..M-Audio BX8 Pair x 2.
All the normal Dynamic Shure mics and Isolating headphones.
PC with NCH Wave pad (like Sound Forge)and currently testing mastering software.