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  • Sound Skulptor MP573

    Sound Skulptor MP573 - "I love it!!!"

    04/19/18

    I use this preamp in my home studio/project studio. As I love great electronic circuitry, I wish I could afford a Neve 1073, but since I can’t I decided to try this API500-format rendition of it. The result is a very good surprise. While I can’t ac…

  • GML 8304

    GML 8304 - "GML 8304 Mic preamps - Gain on a wire"

    10/08/17

    I had a Pro Tools LE rig and a DIGI 001. All in the cost was under $1k USD. I could hear deficiencies. I was reviewing gear for Pro Audio Review. I suggested a review of the GML 8304 and got a green light. That was about 1996-1997. After rigorous tes…

  • Triton Audio FetHead

    Triton Audio FetHead - "Powerful and silent."

    11/25/16

    This is an elegant solution to mics that require a lot gain. Device uses phantom power but does NOT pass this on to mics. (A different model is available for mics that require phantom power). Attaching right into the mic your XLR cable goes into the…

  • dbx 286 s

    dbx 286 s - "Not as good as the previous model 286A!"

    11/23/16

    Using with RE20, Mackie Mixer, side by side with 286A. New S model sounds harsh and brittle by comparison. Still a good unit for the money, but I am shopping for another good condition 286A to replace it with. Old model was made in USA, the new one…

  • Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter CL-1

    Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter CL-1 - "Every studio should have a Cloudlifter!" has images

    08/20/14

    The Cloudlifter CL-1 is a single channel, in-line microphone pre-amplifier that delivers a transparent gain boost of 20db via 48V phantom power. It is manufactured by Cloud microphones, who are renowned for their boutique quality passive and active r…

  • Focusrite OctoPre MkII

    Focusrite OctoPre MkII - "You basically get what's advertised and what you pay for it."

    07/25/14

    The Focusrite OctoPre MkII Preamp is an 8 channel preamp strip. I was looking for an affordable mic preamp extension for my audio interface ( only has two mic preamps) and the Focusrite Octo Pre was the best thing I found. Simple, straightforward and…

  • MXL iBooster

    MXL iBooster - "I Jam on it!"

    03/07/13

    The MXL iBooster is a guitar and microphone interface that is on for a Mac computer. There have been a lot of bad reviews on this product in the past with people complaining about the quality of the recording but it only cost 35 dollars. What kind o…

  • Grace Design m101

    Grace Design m101 - "fixed coloring issues"

    03/03/13

    The Grace Design M101 is a microphone preamp that cost a good amount of money. At first I didn’t think that it could possibly be worth that much and then I heard how good it made the mics in the studio sound and I was completely shocked. There are L…

  • Purple Audio Pants

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    02/26/13

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  • PreSonus DigiMax D8

    PreSonus DigiMax D8 - "Could not believe it was at this price."

    01/07/13

    The PreSonus DigiMax D8 is an 8 channel preamp with 24 bit digital output. At first when I was researching this product before buying I thought this preamp was not going to be good because of the price. The price is very affordable; I could not belie…