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walth 25th May 2012 09:10 AM

Microphone Preamplifiers
 
Hello Mr Schmidt

which microphone preamps do you use on bass and vocals? Do you go out of your way to use one brand over another? (martech vs a neve 1081 or mastering labs for example)

Thanks for your input.

Al Schmitt 4th June 2012 03:09 AM

I love the Martec and I also love the Neve pres. I have a lot of special pres that i use, Mastering Lab, Studer Valve, upstate audio and some great Neves. I kind of mix and match. I use my ears to tell me what is working best. Al