The Shadow Hills Industries Mono GAMA Mic Pre is a 500 series module for your recording studio. About a month ago I had the pleasure of using a set of these at a studio I often work at - he just recently got them in. These will only work within a 500 series casing as they won't be able to stand on their own. It's only rackable in one of these casings.
The configuration of the Shadow Hills Industries GAMA Mic Pre isn't complicated but it does have a lot of options for you to work with, which for me is always something that I enjoy. In addition to microphone gain control, phantom power, polarity, and a -20 db pad, it has a three mode parameter that allows you to choose between three different transformers for slightly different tones, as is found on other Shadow Hills mic preamps. The GAMA Mic Pre also has a 1/4" input for going direct.
The sound of the Shadow Hills Industries GAMA Mic Pre is amazing. I've had the chance to use these preamps for a few different applications, but only for one session. I started off using them for drum overheads but then also used them for a bit of Hammond organ and vocals, which they excelled on. I'm going back to the same studio again soon, so I hope to try them out for other applications.
The Shadow Hills Industries GAMA Mic Pres are the perfect addition to any 500 series rack. They're excellent mic preamps with a lot of control and headroom. While not cheap, I was surprised to see what they cost as I thought they would be at least $1,000 US dollars as they are closer to $800 a pop. If you have a 500 series casing that you're looking to expand, I would give these a try!
c neutral or not according to the transformer out selected niquel c neutral with a slight color in the medium (remind me to neve pre amp) discrete c neutral in neutral, steel a little more presence in the high frequency between 3 and 5 kHz (remind me to pre amp sounds api) me personally I often switch between discrete and niquel but most often niquel, c the advantage that a pre amp was a choice of color or not we do not frankly better especially for the price ....
I used the last one year soon, I am 200% satisfied, I have to use a lot of pre amp: neve 1073, API 512 pre amp to an ssl 4000g, tl audio, universal audio, focusrite, avalon, golden age , and even the behringer (we all start from that that it )
what I like most cd have the choice of color or not, the quality of manufacture c heavy armored c we say that the serrated knob, what I like the least I would say the absence of VU meter but it really detail story to tell her that that thing
price / quality ratio is not doing better frankly reflecting try to find a pre amp 500 series with 3 different sounds for € 890 I would even try to find a pre amp 500 series which has several colors for even € 1,200 not find yourself .. c .. VERY VERY HEAVY
I would do this choice without hesitation, I would even say that all that comes out of shadow hills I would buy at the closed eyes, even the compressor 500 series shadow hills is a killer and I'm talking about not even stereo mastering compressor, shadow hills do heavy and very good quality