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DIY preamp: Quality or self satisfaction??

Discussion in 'Preamps / Channel Strips' started by SPLstudio, Dec 28, 2005.

  1. SPLstudio

    SPLstudio Guest

    I had read many post about DIY preamps kits and myself been watching and thinking seriously about getting something done.

    But is this question on my mind: Do the DIY kit preamps fill the need of self estime or they bring quality at not so expensive rates???

    what i'm seriously looking for is cleaner, colored and quieter preamp, and the prices are relatively lows.

  2. jahtao

    jahtao Guest

    best DIy forum is http://www.prodigy-pro/forum man they are awesom over there. i get a bit lost over there now they've expanded it a bit, last time it took me a while to find the meta's. Anyway ask those bad mf's, they will help. Green Pre, SSL 9k pre, erm.. there's loads. Enjoy, lets us know when you've built one

    peace to you too
  3. SPLstudio

    SPLstudio Guest

    Actually i'm about to buy one from seventh circle audio or from JLM Audio.
    It won't be long.
    Thank you.
  4. Kev

    Kev Well-Known Member

    both are fine products

    if you have any trouble go straight to Tim or Joe for answers and I'm sure you will be happy.

    Both these lads have Gain Block discrete opamp based units
    a 3 stage discrete ... ClassA styled units (I think Joe's is ClassA output)

    You will be happy with either.
  5. SPLstudio

    SPLstudio Guest

    Thank you Kev.
    Actually i have some experience in electronics, being an electromecanician.
    Already built an all tube point to point guitar amp.
    I took a decision and itis gonna be Seventh circle.
  6. Reggie

    Reggie Well-Known Member

    Was this your own design or one from the intranets or something? Do tell. I would like to try building a guitar amp next. (I've already done the SCA kits)
  7. SPLstudio

    SPLstudio Guest

    actually i was guided through all the build by the ax84.com site.
    you got all the information about tube guitar amps.
    i'm very happy with the results.
    good luck.

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