Black Lion's designers set out to bring versatility and lower noise to a classic preamp without sacrificing character — have they succeeded?
Universal Audio’s UAD v9.11.0 upgrade includes a modelled de-esser, valve amp and a well-regarded classic channel strip...
The new Eighteen is a combined mic preamp and EQ which pays homage to preamp designs based on classic Melcor op amps.
With its ability to deliver anything from super-subtle saturation to downright despicable distortion, could this be the only valve preamp you'll ever need?
This ADAT-equipped preamp offers one-knob compression on every channel.
In addition to the usual copious gain offered by all Cloudlifters, the new ZX includes two transformers, allowing you to add colouration if desired.
Thermionic Culture's new two-channel all-valve preamp includes phantom power and switchable Air EQ.
There are plenty of very heavily distorted examples already out there to be heard, but I’ve gone for some tones that I think challenge the technology a little more.
Offering everything from pristine cleanliness to tube-driven colour, this preamp can hold its head high in the company of more expensive designs.
Widely touted as Boss's response to UA's popular OX, the Tube Amp Expander actually offers a contrasting approach. Will one of them be a clear winner?
Manley Labs have introduced a limited-edition, lovingly handmade version of their dual-mono mic preamp...
Little Mikey is a classic preamp in a sturdy 8HP module, designed to get your instrument and live microphone signals into the modular as cleanly as possible.
The idea of an in-line gain booster placed between a moving-coil or ribbon mic and a mic preamp isn't new — so what makes this one special?
'Good enough' is rarely good enough for SPL, as this thoroughly over-engineered preamp testifies!
Minnesota-based LaChapell Audio are 20 years old this year, and announced two new tube-based mic preamps...
Overstayer's versatile stereo processor offers endless ways to manipulate — or obliterate — any input signal!
Find out how just how well this vintage recreation compares with the original that inspired it.
Though a great recording front‑end, this versatile and characterful processor could just as easily find a home on your stereo mix bus...
Golden Age's new Premier brand takes their popular Pre‑73 preamps to the next level.
API began their 50th birthday celebrations by launching an expanded Box console and some limited-edition modules in a commemorative gold finish.
We put sE's claims of truly transparent gain to the test...