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ViPre, John Hardy M1 or Manley VoxBox?

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21 years 2 months
I know the prices for these range from about $1,500 to $3,600... but I'm not asking to compare the units based on price...

Which is the best all around pre for vocals, acoustic and/or bass guitar?
The Hardy M1 would be with the optional output transformer installed.

I've read up on everything I can find but want to hear from actual experience... please.

I'm asking those of you who have a thought or opinion based on experience with one or all of these.


Suggestions on GREAT pre for voice work. Voxbox/Focusrite 7?

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21 years 2 months
Hello, anybody out there have an opinion on either a Manley Voxbox or Focusrite 7? I've worked with the Manley Dual before, I loved how it sounded. Since I have a very low register, I was looking for a preamp, that can add that certain sparkle/sizzle to my voice...


BTW - I currently use a U67, AT 4050, AKG 414EB... and thinking of picking up a Charter Oak SA-538, oh yeah, any feedback on this too?

I want to buy a VOXBOX, any other suggestions?

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21 years 2 months
Hi everybody,
I need to buy a very good preamp/compressor or complete
Channelstrip as Frontend into my DAW(Logic Pro, I need a good
A/D too). I heard the Manley VOXBOX with an U67 and it sounded
AMAZING! But there is more good stuff outside there, so I wanted
to ask you guys if you can share any experience with other
Preamps with me...

Thank you,


Manley VoxBox... All it's cracked up to be?

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19 years 9 months
Does anyone here have any experience with the Manley VoxBox in comparison to other pro preamps such as GML or Flamingo? Anyone not like the sound from this unit?

Just looking for input before I plop down the major $$$ for the unit... I actually found a negative review online and it shook me... :eek: