Budget-friendly British mic mojo for stage and studio.
The TrakMaster Pro Channel Strip is equipped with Focusrite's world-famous FET-based microphone preamp with phantom power, line and instrumental inputs, fixed high pass filter, opto-compressor/limiter, mid-scoop EQ, and latency-free monitoring. High pass filter (12dB down at 75Hz). Selectable midnight blue porthole meter. Main output features both balanced and unbalanced output. Optional Digital Output (S/PDIF). External word clock input provided on BNC connector.
I use an AT4040 with a Focusrite Trakmaster Pro and I love the combo. I would personally stay away from the ART pre as it is built like crap. You can hear how an AT 4040 and Focusrite sounds by listening to any of my tracks: MC Celtic/Black Irish Productions
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Looking for something similar to the old Focusrite Trackmaster Pro: a channel strip w/ a preamp, basic comp and EQ, and importantly (hard to find)... a headphone out, and a stereo input for monitoring from an external source like DAW/phone. The only thing I'm aware of is the Focusrlte Trackmaster Pro. Longshot but does...
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