When we compared eight mic preamps with very different designs and price tags, we found it hard to tell them apart. Could SOS readers do better?
Chandler's Little Devil preamp takes the warmth and mangling side of things to another level.
The preamp from Neve’s “ultimate analogue console” is now available ‘to go’...
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There’s a lot of hype about mic preamps, but there has never been a reliable way to compare them — until we got hold of the world’s cleverest piano...
The man behind well-known French mixing console manufacturers Freevox has created a preamp — and it sounds très bon!
The following test plots were taken with an audio Precision Analyser during the course of Hugh's review.
Matt Houghton takes a look at this preamp that's much more than just a preamp.
Whether you prefer to record your sounds cleanly or with coloration, the Cartec Pre-Q5 can deliver the goods.
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Making professional‑quality preamps available at project-studio prices has been Focusrite’s forté for many years, and this design doesn’t disappoint.
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!
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Hugh Robjohns tests out this redesigned version of the MP73 module from the 1U rack system.
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?
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?
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?
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?
If you’re searching for the perfect match of mic and preamp, this useful gadget could help you achieve it...
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