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preamp and compressor

Discussion in 'Preamps / Channel Strips' started by J-MADD, Sep 13, 2004.

  1. J-MADD

    J-MADD Active Member

    Ok I've been reading alot on RO with regards to preamps and compressors. I am pretty set on getting a Focusrite ISA 428 for the front end of my daw. @ $1600 it doesn't leave me much room for buying a compressor, so I think I want the RNC 1773 to go with it. One day I would like to get a red 3 compressor, but right now I'm just about spent up. :cry:
    Anyways, any thoughts?
  2. Kurt Foster

    Kurt Foster Distinguished Member

    Baby steps .. one at a time. I think you are on the right path with the right attitude..

    The RNC is a reasonably transparent and decent piece of gear for the money ... it should do the job until you can get something with a little more flava' ...
  3. J-MADD

    J-MADD Active Member

    Thanks for the encouragement Kurt.

  4. Skeetch

    Skeetch Guest

    I've got the ISA428 and a pair of RNC's. You'll be be happy with both IMO. I particularly like the RNC on vocals and acoustic guitar.

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