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7602 "Neve 1073" based preamp / EQ. (any good)

Discussion in 'Preamps & Processing' started by bwmac, Oct 13, 2008.

  1. bwmac

    bwmac Active Member

    Mar 15, 2007
    I got this e-mail/ad and I do need to get a good quality pre-amp. any thoughts

    The newly upgraded version of the wildly popular 7602 "Neve 1073" based preamp / EQ. The 7602 MKII boasts new features such as impedence switching (300 / 1200ohm), LED input metering (yay! we love meters), a fresh new look and a new Carnhill transformer option that can be special ordered and factory installed! The Carnhills are the same ones used by other 1073 clones and we've had a pair of original 7602 units here for a long time with some we installed ourselves: the result is a smoother, larger sound (subtle, but adds up during tracking). The MKII units also have a line transformer power supply included in the price, making the CPS-1 power supply optional but not required.

  2. Davedog

    Davedog Distinguished Member

    Dec 10, 2001
    Pacific NW
    Their really early stuff could be shaky on the build quality but the last few releases have shored this up. A very solid performer and worth the price of admission.
  3. nutrapuppy

    nutrapuppy Guest

    Where did you get your Carnhill Xformers from? I am thinking of trying this on my 7602 mk1

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