D & R Preamps?

Discussion in 'Preamps / Channel Strips' started by dickiefunk, Oct 19, 2007.

  1. dickiefunk

    dickiefunk Active Member

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    Hi. I've just been offered a D and R preamp for 150 euros! I know nothing about them or have even heard of them so am not sure if this is a good buy or they're any good? I already have an M-Audio Tampa and DMP3 which I really like. Would the D & R be a step up from these?
     
  2. moonbaby

    moonbaby Mmmmmm Well-Known Member

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    I seem to remember D&R as being a Dutch product, mainly analog mixing desks. They were a competitor of TAC, Soundcraft, and Allen&Heath. Decent build quality and components FOR IT'S TIME. Check it out carefully before you buy it. The power supply of a unit 15+ years old may have some issues. Mainly noise, 60/120Hz hum. Good luck.
     
  3. Cucco

    Cucco Distinguished Member

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    If Dutch, wouldn't it be 50/100Hz hum??? 8)
     
  4. Yeah, I thought about that after I posted...I stand "CUrrected"! :wink:
     

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