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Do I Need A Mic Preamp?

It's often claimed that expensive mic preamps will take your recordings to the next level. But is that really true, or are you just wasting money that would be better spent elsewhere? And how can you know whether an external mic preamp will be any better than the ones built into your audio interface?

Sound On Sound Editor in Chief Sam Inglis helps you cut through the confusion in our video.

Published October 2020