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Dual-channel Microphone Preamplifier

Published in SOS November 2011
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Audio Precision Test Results

Hugh Robjohns

the images on this page accompany Hugh Robjohns' review of the Slate Pro Fox mic preamp in SOS November 2011. If you're in doubt about what you're looking at, the image names should make things clearer!

Slate Pro Audio Fox | Media

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Test plots to accompany the article.

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