Hey guys, Im trying to figure out where to toss some money into. I did a preamp shoot out with some different preamps.. some more expensive.. some crap. And found subtle differences depending on what the source was. Would buying nicer preamps (nicer then a digi002 stock) help more as to everything i record pretty pretty much running through them? all things aside, say you have a great performer, great instrument or amp.. whatever.. everything before the mic is as great as it could be lets assume. And you had to put a percentage of importance on the elements of a signal path.. lets also not get into to ppl talking about nice cables and stupidly obvious things. I'll Say the Mic is 90% The Preamp is 7% And the A/D is 3% thats just my opinion.. or guess i suppose. what do u think?