The M-Audio Fast Track USB. Fast and simple way to record guitar and vocals onto your computer, with software effects too. It’s $129.95, is USB powered, has line/XLR mic/instrument inputs and headphone out. Look it’s not going to put the pro gear people out of business, but for teens in a bedroom on GarageBand? Perfect.
If you make music with GarageBand or other software recording programs, Fast Track USB is the easiest way to record your guitar with professional results. Just connect Fast Track USB to the USB port of your computer and you’re ready to rock. Fast Track USB has an input for instruments like guitar, bass and keyboards, plus a microphone input for recording vocals or other acoustic sounds.