avalon 737

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    Stay with firewire Apogee Ensemble/Avalon 737 or Go all UAD ?

    Would appreciate comments suggestions or alternatives. Im considering switching to UAD Apollo 8 Thunderbolt with all UAD plugins and a new thunderbolt iMac. Presently firewire iMac, Good mics and recording studio. Vocals, acoustics and electrics. Pop country blues jazz
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    Transporting Avalon737 by airplane??

    How to transport a tube pre by airplane without it being damaged by the roughness of airport workers? My cousin is in USA right now, he'll be back to Brazil in 2 weeks, and I asked him to bring me an Avalon...Ok I've seen a lotta times that guys in airport throwing the stuff to get them...
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    Looking for options aside from the Avalon VT737

    I am trying to upgrade my studio right now and I am looking to get the most for my money. My buddy runs an Avalon VT737 and I really really like the results we get with it. I know I need some help in the analog preamp/compressor territory. Is there a better option out there for the 2100 I'd drop...
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    Avalon VT 737 sp preamp question

    Hi everyone.....i recently came across an Avalon VT 737 sp preamp that i could pick up for a fair price. I have heard nothing but incredible things about this piece of gear and im sure it would be quite a step up from what im using now.... my main concern is that at the moment im only using...
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    I heard Neve 60 has good pre's.. better than Av737 / ua 610?

    I have recently been recording on a neve 60 track console. I have no background working with a neve console, and am still getting things down. The other people in their arent even using the avalon 737s, ua 610's or avalon 2020.... are the pres that good? I know neve has been known for better...
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    ua 610 vs avalon 737 (I need 2 of either for stereo micing)

    I need to do some stero micing, for drums, etc, and also just mono micing for vocals. I want to get two pres and two compressors with two mics. right now i have a rode k2. was going to pick up another for starters now... the question... here are some options i have looked at. get two...
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    Help with VT737sp Please

    I just added (2) VT737sp preamps to my studio. I applied a 1kHz tone at 0dB to both. One VT VU reads -3dB and the other is about -.5dB. When metering the unchanged output, I read about 0dB. The VU, when set to monitor the output, does not seem to be calibrated correctly. I know you can adjust...
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    Avalon VT737SP - is this normal?

    Hi there....i just received a brand new avalon 737 sp today and done some tracking with it....and man...im really but really unhappy with what im hearing....so i want to know if this is normal since its my first professional preamp.....and i think it may not be normal before i used to...
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    Avalon 737sp VS Focusrite ISA220

    Which one is better? All I record is Rap vocals. Thanks for any info.
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    Pre for Fireface, thinking of Avalom M5, or 737

    Hi there, I wanted to record my wife's vocals. Just got the Neumann 103, and wanted to match it with a good pre. I'm getting fireface which I've heard has good AD/DA converters, but their pre's not that so great. So, What do you guys think? My budget is around 1500, maybe $2000 max...
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    What I have: Korg Triton Extreme 88 Event ASP8 Neumann 103 Athlon 3200, and a 3700 with 1 gig and 2 gig systems What I need: To record my wife, and also record (pass through) the spidif from triton to DAW Below are my choices and my understanding of different things from what I have...
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    A better and warmer sound than an avalon VT-737SP ?

    Hello , I have an Avalon vt-737sp , and I want a better and a warmer pre. Amp. It is most to record vocals. What do you advice ?
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    avalon vt 737

    hello i m thinking about buying an avalon i m a singer and like that tube sound can any one recommend something similar? tube of course terry xyz
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    Avalon 737sp with what mic??

    Hey guys. Looking for a mic to run through my Avalon 737sp to record Vox. My voice is thin and sounds like Richard Marx and Dennis DeYoung blended together. I need something that will give me some fullness/character/open top end/some bite etc. Any opinions are sure welcomed. Think sound...
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    Avalon VT-737SP

    hello, whats the Q of the bass and treble shelfs. anyone knows ?? thanks a lot :D
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    Avalon vt737sp

    Hey gang, I have had one of these puppies backordered (from 8thstreet.com) for about 7 weeks and it is driving me nuts !! This is the first bit if kit I have had from Avalon Design and Im wondering, is this normal or is some one jerking my chain ? In 8thstreets defense they did cut me a...
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    Brauner VM1 on Avalon 737

    Hi all, I'm thinking of buying a Brauner VM1 to use with my avalon 737 going straight to my apogee AD 16X and in to my pc....... But it's a little bit scary that I can't find nothing on the internet about the duo 737/VM1. The mic is a bit too expansive to gamble, so please give me some input...
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    avalon 737 or the "classic" API luchbox

    I'm in the market to by some pre amps as well. Which one would be better using either an akg c12vr/414, u87. I've herd the what the 737 is capable of but i'm also hearing alot of people talkin about the lunchbox. (this would be for hiphop/r&b) let the chye know :lol:
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    AKG C 414 OR NEUMANN U87? recording hip-hop vocals

    Hi, I have an AKG C414 and I was considering selling it to buy a Neumann U87. I record Hip Hop and Mostly RnB and I use my Mics with an Avalon 737 sp. 1. would you recommend the U87 for RnB vocals or is there a better mic for this purpose in the same price range. 2. Do you think the difference...
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    Front end all in one? Pendulum Quartet 2 -Avalon 737sp etc

    I am looking now to expand my front end chain. currently i have the M5 and 747sp into a TC M3000. I was wondering about the Quartet 2 but the cost is pretty high although i understand why after having talked to someone about it. that being said and i know this is subjective but has anyone...