TL Audio 5051 Mono Tube Voice Processor
TL Audio 5051 Mono Tube Voice Processor

Channel Strip of the Ivory 2 series

User Reviews: 4.414

All user reviews for the TL Audio 5051 Mono Tube Voice Processor

Average Score: 4.4 ( 4.4/5 based on 14 reviews )
  6 reviews 43 %
  6 reviews 43 %
  1 user review 7 %
Value For Money: Excellent
Le Garage Studio 07/05/2014

Le Garage Studio's review (This content has been automatically translated from English) " Helpful"

4
Complete period. Lack of serial digital.

UTILIZATION

Quite simple. It must still control the base.

SOUND QUALITY

I changed the bulbs for ENGL. I used the base coupled to an AT4050 for vocals. But I find it more efficient on low.
The soft knee compressor is if the drive is not pushed. The equa is not bad, without more, it does its job but is rough in addition subtraction.

OVERALL OPINION

Slice that does its job, it is a good brand that respects the manufacturing quality of its products.
It will be very useful and efficient on low, a little less on the voice, and the cart for acoustic guitars.
enmakak 01/29/2012

enmakak's review (This content has been automatically translated from English) " EXCELLENT PREAMP"

4
Sound tube 3 amplification stage, semi parametric equalizer compressor noise gate, true
mono channel strip rack units 2.

UTILIZATION

Yes no particular problems. while for the sound you can get the sound you want, sound rather
colorful style to the SSL. I use my personal all-digital card via SPDIF optional and there I
say, the beast really gives it a best of everything is functional, even on the gate
which I have read the bad reviews. In any case I gets no clicks or other ill effects
to the gate unusable from what I read here and there. On the contrary I would say I am quite
glad it works and my voice taken are all the better.

SOUND QUALITY

For my part, I am delighted with this amp and I must say, it is still difficult to make the wrong
with her. mics that I Deputy static or dynamic, it fits well. effectively to
those who research sound very neutral, so there go your way, because it provides a color we like or not like it.

OVERALL OPINION

For about six months. The sound is colorful it is, but what I like most is that it is possible
through a compromise, it changed the lights to approach a particular preamp
legend, or rather to compose a new sound through various lamps.
fjohn 05/25/2010

fjohn's review (This content has been automatically translated from English)

3
preamp is a hybrid with real pieces of light inside. Costeau, nice, nice VU meter knob pleasant to shoot. We see brillers lamps on each side is nice. Nothing to say.

UTILIZATION

No worries. Everything is clear for this type of device also ..

SOUND QUALITY

With the TLA 5051, it becomes very medium, soft, see soft. It is not transparent at all for a preamp, I say we should test this color before buying, especially if it is to go upmarket, you may be disappointed.

Besides, I'm not sure that those who have a research believer Lamp / Vintage / heat is happy with this choice, I advise them to spend more by plugins to try to do already.

For those who do not think I could do without real light, I advise them preamp rather a more transparent, more versatile. The sensation of light will be more subtle.

I did a riff on a Shoutout resumed in acoustic if you want to make you a notice with your ears, sources here (he also stallion in the preamps zoom R16, for fun):

http://john.fender.free.fr/Export/AF/TLA5051VSOneQ/

OVERALL OPINION

I've had it about two months. I also have a JOEMEEK Q1. Well, I prefer the sound of JOEMEEK, there's no picture. The TLA may well have clearly more headroom, without saturation, he eats too much sound from what I get with the JOEMEEK which highlights the fine bass and treble clear and precise with respect to a sound becomes very medium, may be softer, softer to me.

Besides, I sell mine.
**ZulukingZ** 05/03/2010

**ZulukingZ**'s review (This content has been automatically translated from English) " Good product, wide range of sounds."

4
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UTILIZATION

A minimum so that we know how to use a preamp, a compressor, and an eq I think the usage is rather simple. For a clean sound: minimum entry level and high output for a dirty sound of course is the reverse. It actually has a single lamp (triode), so if you enter too much in the preamp, a small gain of makeup or eq will quickly saturate the signal.

SOUND QUALITY

I find good quality even though I could not make true comparisons with another preamp in this category. I did some comparative tests on a voice rapped with a small table for home studio Tapco 6306 (C414 XLII as micro). It is on that has nothing to do, the sound is much more "accurate", this, more respectful of the source. Be careful though if you want a clean sound that does not hit too hard when the preamp input, the distortion appears very quickly, and what can be very smooth on a bass or a guitar is not necessarily a voice.

OVERALL OPINION

I used it in the studio along with a ISA220, I think I still prefer the ISA is still more complete, but for that price I think the 5051 is one of the best machines. I use it to record vocals, bass instrument input (DI not need to practice!), And most of my drums vsti or to compress and equalize (There's also an input line). My opinion of course can not be objective because I have not yet acquired much experience in this type of equipment.
acromontagne 01/14/2010

acromontagne's review (This content has been automatically translated from English)

5
I'll let you read the previous review

UTILIZATION

Yes it's simple.
We get a good sound easily bcp faster than on other devices more expensive and more accurate!

SOUND QUALITY

This amp is not transparent but very colorful so you'd better test it before. I really like it went very hot, I often hear that it sounds very British. I often gum in the lower midrange between 250 and 500 Hz
My sound engineer boosts the lot is understood that sometimes a little soft. But what fun for the rest of the voice in concert.
It is coupled with a Beta 87.

I recorded my album with at least voice coupled with a Neumann.
The result here:
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xb3oyv_ping-pong_music

OVERALL OPINION

I use it for 4 years I think.
I especially compared with slices console: Midas ...
Ascending: The warmth of sound, the grain
The -: It can take well cut in the midrange bass.
Excellent value for money. The beast is not too fragile for a tube preamp. Even if I had to have it reviewed there was not very long because of capricious knobs (but it has turned bcp) and it works again nickel.
Duff-prod 06/19/2009

Duff-prod's review (This content has been automatically translated from English)

5
Technology: lamp
compressor, gate, EQ preamp
XLR Connectors and jackkkk
Personal I raqui a good old small wooden table.

UTILIZATION

Config quite simple,
the sound is really terrible, TL Audio's really the heavy
English manual (shame), but clear enough.

SOUND QUALITY

The sound is very well reproduced (on the bass is standard)
the preamp adds a slight Collor, but the eq is used to set all with precision
the noise gate but not top dpanne well (he does his job, but it is clear there is better).

OVERALL OPINION

I have used the version in the studio stereo chanels (Ivory Series 1) for 1 year
and I just bought the 5051.
When you buy a tl is the compressor, and seriously can not be of, unless it is not known to use it and that starts to swing anything in it.
I tip for bass, and the battery (though tedious as mono (so you have to take some the head, a reconnect and re-registration by chanel chanel every time.
Dja Having used many other systems of compression (for the most part digital, the TL really has nothing to do, it brings warmth and potato research (also works very well with an MPC and very effective use pure computer music). HOWEVER: s'apperoit it very quickly it takes two, because that does not pass through rings at once hollow and weak compared to what comes out.
in the clear if you made a low pass through it immediately will prevail over all other 'normal for a compressor but, it has nothing to do with a digital compass in a 2franc 6. the result is Excellent but we get used to dealing with chanel chanel :-(!
The report price is Excellent quality but that was just for 130 euro more you can have a stereo version (5021) (see DIGITAL VILLAGE I Discoveries this site after buying Thomann and I must say it's a bit nerva! TLA Ivory 2 5021 to less than 600 E-books!
with the experience I took the stereo (which is also a 2 chanels spars (5021), less a broken foot and then use guain of time, you lose against the EQ and when we taste to that of the 5051's is hard to do without. EQ is all just the best I've had the opportunity to use simply because the frequencies are well chosen and it brings the desired result very quickly without stifling and without breath. (this is the advantage of this Trache all in one) some people criticized the 5052, there are four possible hypotheses: either the driver of a UPS flingus lamps by manipulating the box ( very possible, as fragile). is the compressor begins to age and the lamps begin weakening. or the people they had the same brain and ears grills and / or does not know how to use it . the 5052 and 5051 twice. this compressor is for use "melo" and not a death of Bourin (prod ideal for POP, HIP HOP, TRIP HOP, surely at least for hard rock, mtal and / or hardtech big sound, Bourin electro, drum & Bass pure.
Some people criticized the sovtech lamps supplied with the compressor, I will simply say that dpend on what you want to do with. incoming sound while still having the same Determines relative to the desired result. if they do the job (that means you're more pop, "duffy" or hip hop style "Nas, DJ Premier," is what you need.
I read that if you want the bass massive attack you can forget two years and having lived in Bristol (world capital of trip hop) I would say that it is false (that virtually all the studios bristolien TL Audio quips are maded in england). Massive Attack uses electro bass notes that have undergone different treatments (the compressor is not that matters) the old Rolland is also something and want the Fx.Je to believe that there are better, but even when it is sure it's 500 E and it was worth the money! I think some people have been delivered by clumsy! and it is possible that the lamps will be ammoches along the way (this is the stuff fragile, if we play soccer with the box is sure it's dead), which explains the " Ignorance "some criticism after having put electroharmonix. the sovtech gives a good potato, but then again what is dpend research. I'm going for my chopper electroharmonix and I'll keep you posted!
Note: Avoid touching the lamp with doight because fingerprints left on the glass part used as fuel and therefore the lamps start to exterminate a warm barbecue sauce that you had on doights!
Duff-prod 06/09/2009

Duff-prod's review (This content has been automatically translated from English)

Hello,

I computer music product, I did That a home studio.

Voila, j'site normment between the "2 Fat" and the ivory V2-5051.
Can you give me your opinion on these 2 compressors / Pramp.

I need a good compression for Bass, Drums, guitard elec and ventuelement for vocals.

The presets of "two fat" are they really good?
What are the main differences?
Are what "2 Fat" is the same as the FAT1 or FAT2?

Thank you very much for your answers.

USE

Ok

SOUND QUALITY

Ok

NOTICE GLOBAL

Ok
lodubof 04/08/2009

lodubof's review (This content has been automatically translated from English)

5
Warning nine awards at mann THO !!!! 489!

http://www.thomann.de/fr/tl_audio_5051_ivory.htm

USE

Yes yes yes!

SOUND QUALITY

Yes!

NOTICE GLOBAL

1 year; hooded buttons tend to disappear; Yes; all right; yes, especially with the price observation Thomann 489!
U-FLYstudio 11/23/2008

U-FLYstudio's review (This content has been automatically translated from English)

4
Excellent Q / P
nice finish, electronic neat, reliable, low noise!

UTILIZATION

Very simple, and contrary to say the most part, the gate is admittedly simplistic, but far from the worst course of such machines !!!!!!! (Focusrite Platinum series notte !!!!)

SOUND QUALITY

I find interesting preamp, compressor very well with a low ratio, Eq nice and colorful, a shame not to have control of the bandwidth is often a little off!
I also changed the three lamps Sovtek basis for three to six dollars "in January Philips 12AX7 WA United States" there is a difference between the United States Sovtek and Philips, the sound is less Soft, it takes effect and attack! the preamp, they further enhance the overload threshold input circuit producing as much harmonic color, it's actually nicer and dynamic.

OVERALL OPINION

For the price is great! even with 3 x lamps philips United States in January to 35 dollars apiece, you win a lil something and it's not a very expensive machine!
Type and use! warmer, the staff Focusrite cheap
"Excellent on dynamic microphones, it is less effective on static!"
I think a SM58 is really a good alternative, now an U87 is not good at all!
Giles 03/22/2007

Giles's review (This content has been automatically translated from English)

5
Pramp, Compressor equalo a small lamp + optical gate
Three tridiodes in 12AX7wa (Sovtek low-end home)
Instu between a front, a mic input with or without 48v, XLR line input or 6.35
Output XLR and 6.35, 6.35 for a connection to a second linker, and a connector insert.
It is rack and takes two units.

UTILIZATION

The configuration is fairly simple, beginners j'tait for this type of device, and I had in hand well after a week.
Not hard to get his simpa, a condition not be silly (not push the bottom line in a line out and a 2 ...)
The manual is in English ... That said if you mtrise time the language is little hamlet (down which the Danish simpa is not it? ^ ^), it is very good, neither too much nor too little!

SOUND QUALITY

The sound! venont in the sound! then the lights with the original, not bad, drinking, without being rvolutionnaire ... chang but three small lights for good and you possdez a beautiful machine!
I make a personal three Sovtek 12AX7WA basis for an Electro-Harmonix 12AY7 in pramp and two JJ / Tesla ECC83 in equalo and compresso.
The change has brought me more potatoes, more heat loss in a lightweight, high fever mdium, but it's worth (it ratrape qualo on and voila!)
microphones that I used above? Beta 58, Beta 87, SM58, apex 415, for all these microphones well it restores their original stamp Global Warming signal significantly, but not make it home to hell!

OVERALL OPINION

I've had four months, I use it mainly for my lives, I was looking for a real pramp, well above the pramp Intgr the tables, which adds clarity, power and heat, I served ! the compresso or qualo are much better than we are used to see insert, so it's perfect and live my way out of the mix but not too much, I wanted to stack!
I had OCCAZ Allemangne ​​for 570 on ebay in the first silent owner very very careful and had not used so we can say that I got it almost new price!
Now I'll find my way around other brand pramp, not that I dcut TLA, on the contrary, but I want me a nice park forg channel strip and have diffrent a nice range of color ^ ^
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