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    Ya, I've thought that, too. Not that I've...

    Ya, I've thought that, too. Not that I've actually used Dolby, but it sounds like the "vintage harmonics" section on a Focusrite Voicemaster Pro, which is supposed to sound like undecoded Dolby A.
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    Steve Perry vocals

    Hey everyone,

    I've been listening to a lot of Journey lately (Steve Perry is their singer for those not familiar with Journey). I am really digging his vocals, especially on the Escape record. ...
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    Thoughts on the LA-3A?

    Hi everyone,

    Anyone have any thoughts on the LA-3A (either originals or the re-issue)? What do you like using it on?

    Fiddy
  4. Wanted: KRK Series 2 8" or Mackie HR824

    Hi,

    Does anyone have any HR824's or KRK Series 2 monitors they want to get rid of? I live in Ontario, Canada, though, so only if you're relatively close to me (Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, London,...
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    About the Carvin mics... I've had a CM68 for...

    About the Carvin mics... I've had a CM68 for years, and it rocks on electric guitar amps! I only recently got a Shure SM-57 (the defacto guitar amp mic) but I often still use my Carvin! Vocals on it...
  6. I have an MP-2NV on the way, and will be trying...

    I have an MP-2NV on the way, and will be trying out the following mics (for male vocals):

    ADK A-51 TC/TT
    Audio Technica AT4033
    Audio Technica AT4060

    Does anyone have any other suggestions? ...
  7. So would you all recomend that I forget about the...

    So would you all recomend that I forget about the Great River pre for now, and blow it all on a Soundelux Elux 251 or something? Should I not worry too much about the pre when I have a killer mic?
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  8. I have used the Neve 1073 in the studio and from...

    I have used the Neve 1073 in the studio and from what I've read, the Great River is the best of the 1073-type pres. I hear they are better, in fact, and stack much better when used for many tracks. ...
  9. Should I upgrade my preamp or my mic first?

    Hi everyone,

    I am planning on upgrading my (vocal) mic and my main preamp. I currently use a Studio Projects C1 and a Focusrite Voicemaster Pro. I have decided to go with a Great River MP-2NV...
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    Wanted: Great River MP-2NV

    Looking for a Great River MP-2NV. I live in Ontario, Canada, so if you're from Canada, even better so I don't get screwed in taxes and shipping.

    I can't believe I missed xybor's sale of an...
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    How much do you figure shipping to Canada is?

    How much do you figure shipping to Canada is?
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    Looking forward to hearing how you liked the 2NV...

    Looking forward to hearing how you liked the 2NV with bass. I've been thinking about getting one of these pres, too.
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    Neve low-mid buildup

    I here about the "low-mid buildup" all the time, and am trying to figure out if it is considered a good thing or a bad thing?

    Thanks, and sorry if this is a stupid questiong.
  14. Thread: RTZ 9762

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    RTZ 9762

    Has anyone tried the RTZ 9762? It looks pretty sweet. I am thinking of getting either one of them or a Grear River MP-2NV. There's a big difference in price, I wonder how big the difference in...
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    While we're on the topic of alternate Neve '73...

    While we're on the topic of alternate Neve '73 clones, has anyone checked out the RTZ 9762? EQ had a review on it this month. It's a dual channel 1073-style pre, without EQ. Like the Great River,...
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    UA 610 vs Vintech X73i

    I am looking for a top of the line mic pre for vocals. I do like the idea of getting a good-for-everything pre (the Vintech would probably be better for this) but not at the compromise of the vocal...
  17. UA 610 or Vintech x73 for vocals and bass DI?

    Hey everyone.

    I'm thinking of either a UA 610 or a Vintech x73 for a mic pre to be used for vocals and bass DI. What are your preferences? I have used the 610 bass a lot, and loved it, but only...
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    Thanks to you both for your replies. Ted, I...

    Thanks to you both for your replies.

    Ted, I think you have the right idea... it's just not the least expensive. I think if I was going to do what you suggested, though, I'd go for a 6176, and an...
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    Hi Figment. Would you recomend this unit over...

    Hi Figment. Would you recomend this unit over the 6176 for vocals? How do you like the 610 compared to a Vintec X73 (or Neve 1073)?


    Chaim Goldman:

    I understand that the reason why the...
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    Universal Audio 6176 or LA-610 for vocals?

    Hello to everyone. This is my first posting here.

    I am upgrading my vocal signal path at my home studio, and am thinking either the UA 6176 or the LA-610.

    I realize that the following are...
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