This lesson explains what soundcards are and what they are used for. A soundcard is an audio interface for the computer that it uses to output or input audio signals. Here you can learn about many of the soundcard settings and the optimal ways for a setup.
This lesson explains basics about studio monitors or headphones, the differences between them and what you should seek in them. Studio monitors (speakers), are the main weapon of an audio engineer. Monitors: devices that act as loudspeakers and are specifically designed for audio production applications where a precise audio reproduction is essential. Headphones: devices that are meant to be used by a single listener and they are designed in a wide range of audio reproduction quality capabilities.
This lesson explains the basics about MIDI controllers. MIDI controllers are used to send MIDI signals to MIDI compatible music instruments or to your computer.