Had another totally frustrating day with the installation of my studio's recording equipment. John made some headway with the Mackie Control Surface which now seems to function ok with the Cubase software. However, the ZOOM TAC-8 Thunderbolt Audio Interface has caused us a lot of head scratching.

After dashing out to buy an adaptor for the mains plug, we couldn't get the device to switch on. We suspected that the power supply might be the culprit, so I 'phoned Gear4Music to see if they had a replacement in stock. They said they no longer stocked the Zoom Thunderbolt interface and so did not have the appropriate spare power supply. But, after checking other makes of power supply, they said that a TC Electronic one would be compatible. So