Do these in-line mic preamplifiers mean you can use a passive ribbon mic with any preamp?
Neve’s venerable 1073 preamp and equaliser are both now available in API’s popular ‘Lunchbox’ format. Were they worth waiting for?
If you’re searching for the perfect match of mic and preamp, this useful gadget could help you achieve it...
Raindirk consoles have been used in the past by the likes of Deep Purple, the Who, and even Rupert Neve. Do these new modules live up to the company’s illustrious heritage?
This two‑channel tube preamp offers a range of useful features, and all for a very modest asking price. Is it too good to be true?
It takes a lot these days to set a boutique mic preamp apart from the crowd. Does Ingram’s flagship design have what it takes?
Test plots to accompany the article.
BAE's latest take on the classic Neve 1073 preamp design is presented in a sturdy, portable format. But does it deliver the familiar Neve sound?
Hugh Robjohns tests out this redesigned version of the MP73 module from the 1U rack system.
The HV37 makes Millennia's highly regarded solid-state preamp design available in a more affordable format. Does it cut any corners?
The latest addition to RME's OctaMic range of multi-channel preamps is designed to interface with digital recording systems of all stripes.
Dan Lavry has gained a reputation for creating some of the best A-D converters on the planet — and this time you get mic preamps as well!
Making professional‑quality preamps available at project-studio prices has been Focusrite’s forté for many years, and this design doesn’t disappoint.
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Whether you prefer to record your sounds cleanly or with coloration, the Cartec Pre-Q5 can deliver the goods.
Matt Houghton takes a look at this preamp that's much more than just a preamp.
Even Neve themselves make several variations on the classic 1073 theme. What makes this one different?
Behringer's Ultragain ADA 8000 — a simple ADAT interface with mic and line inputs and analogue line outputs
The following test plots were taken with an audio Precision Analyser during the course of Hugh's review.
The man behind well-known French mixing console manufacturers Freevox has created a preamp — and it sounds très bon!