Benchmark strive to make their products exactly that: something against which the competition should be judged. So how does their new preamp measure up?
Empirical Labs, purveyors of some of the most versatile compressors around, apply their dynamics expertise to a mic preamp.
There are now several Neve 1073-inspired preamps available — but theyre not always 100 percent faithful to the original design. How close does this new contender from BAE come?
This mic preamp and processor is about as flexible a device as you could hope for without taking the modular route — and all in the space of a 2U rack.
Is a high-quality valve preamp in a programmable pedal just what the SpinDoctor ordered?
Is this the world's first studio-quality preamp with a built-in guitar effects loop?
Its price tag might give you the blues, but if you can afford it, the Tube-Tech MP2A could make all your preamp dreams come true.
JoeMeek's enduringly popular preamps, processors and channel strips are now available for Lunchbox users too!
Does the VSP2's build quality and performance justify its high-end price tag?
Effects veterans Eventide aim to let singers in to the pedalboard party, with this cunningly designed effects-routing and switching box.
The new recording channel from Rupert Neve is more than just the sum of his existing Portico processor modules...
Should you build outboard gear to do the job as well as possible, or to meet a price point? Grace Design prefer to do the former, and it seems to be a philosophy that pays off...
Featuring a built-in push-button patchbay, it seems that this channel strip is scaling new heights...
The patchbay remains the cornerstone of most commercial studios, but using one to patch mics into different preamps can be risky — which is where the MicMAID comes in...
Can Sicilian manufacturers MC AudioLab bring a touch of Mediterranean magic to your recordings with their new boutique preamp?
Could this offer all you need to get polished sounds from your mic to your computer?
Focusrite make their first foray into the 500-series format with a preamp — but is it worthy of the revered 'Red' name?
Never have there been so many ways to get into the 500-series format. Does this system have anything different to offer?
I'd normally be very sceptical if somebody said they'd come up with an all-analogue pedal-sized preamp that could emulate not only the tonal coloration but also the power stage harmonic characteristics of a particular valve amplifier
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Warm Audio's latest preamp offers surprisingly high quality in an affordable package.
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