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drum mic preamps

Discussion in 'Preamps / Channel Strips' started by tonybran, Sep 9, 2005.

  1. tonybran

    tonybran Guest

    im not too familiar with preamps, ....but i need more than the 4 given preamps on my digi 002, so what are some good preamps with about 4 - 6 inputs on them...im lookin for some quality ones, not crappy ones
     
  2. anonymous

    anonymous Guests

    what is your budget?
     
  3. tonybran

    tonybran Guest

    hopefully, there are good ones for 600-800 bucks?..if not, then im willing to spend more
     
  4. tubesmasher

    tubesmasher Guest

    try a Presonus Firepod. They have 8 mic pres, which is just right for recording drums. It has loads of other great features, look it up. Its $600 I think.
     
  5. Reggie

    Reggie Well-Known Member

    For that small of a budget, about the best 4-channel pre you can get is a Sytek. Might stretch the budget just a little. Otherwise, just get a Mackie Onyx board, which is bound to come in handy anyway.

    For about $900 you could get a Seventh Circle Audio kit with 4 channels of the C84 preamp. Then you could buy some channels of the A12's or N72's at about $325 a pop as you have the dough. Building them is not too hard, and quality is top notch (unless you screw something up).
     
  6. jakep

    jakep Guest

    Focusrite octopre is a nice unit provides 8 channels with compressor,limiters on each channel
     

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