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preamp..KSM27

Discussion in 'Preamps / Channel Strips' started by Maxwell, Dec 19, 2005.

  1. Maxwell

    Maxwell Guest

    i just ordered a shure KSM27 that should be in soon. is there a need for a preamp or will the vocals be dramatically improved without it.
     
  2. maintiger

    maintiger Well-Known Member

    of course you need a preamp- what are you using now?
     
  3. Maxwell

    Maxwell Guest

    i'm using...

    right now i don't have a preamp..i am just running the mic through a mackie VLZ mixer and then into a m-audio mobilepre that is connected to my computer
     
  4. RAIN0707

    RAIN0707 Guest

    So in reality you are running your mic through 2 preamps? This seems pretty counterintuitive to me...and it could be this signal path that is resulting in the undesirable sound. The two gain stages combined I'm sure can result in a louder noise floor. Try taking one of the two preamps out of the signal path completely.
     

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