As promised, I have a bold prediction about the future of modelling plugins (and no, it doesn't have anything to do with supermodels). My Bold Prediction (I will resist putting it in BOLD letters): Somebody is going to release a "mic preamp modeller", allowing one to record through a Behringer mixer and then choose between Neve, Langevin, API, SSL, Telefunken, Focusrite, Manley, etc... I will say that I believe greatly in human ingenuity, and that some people will find use for it, but I do think that mostly it will be a waste of cash. I have another question here. What is the break-even point on modelling plugins vs. hardware? The Antares mic modeller costs $200 US. That $200 could get you an sm57 and a decent condenser mic (from SP, or SE, etc). Woulde someone be better advised to buy the mic modeller? Thoughts? Cheers, Doc.