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Neve 8078 mix bus vs. Protools mix bus

Discussion in 'Mixing & Song Critique' started by ckevperry, Feb 14, 2002.

  1. ckevperry

    ckevperry Active Member

    Nov 7, 2001
    Maybe you would like to hear the difference?....This was tracked and mixed by a fellow engineer here in town. This was a big daddy session too....60 piece orchestra at Ocean Way on the 80 input Neve 8078. (Session cost came out to something like $1.60 per second!!)

    Tracked to Radar then the rough mix was recorded off the board an recorded back to radar. The tracks were also taken to a PT rig and mixed again to compare....no plugs, just pan and fade. with and outboard 480L.

    This is not scientific...just a comparison of the mix buses in the hands of the same pro. Will the stereo image collapse on the PT mix? Will the Neve mix be bigger and ballsier? Will the PT mix seem 2 dimensional and lack clarity? Think you know?

    GO here...
  2. bhenderson

    bhenderson Guest

    How did RADAR sound?
  3. stedel

    stedel Guest

    :cool: I checked the link. I'll contact Lynn Fuston this week, see if I can get a copy of the CD. Kind regards :cool:
  4. anonymous

    anonymous Guests

    Feb 10, 2001
    I got the test wrong!
  5. From reading the threads on this test it appears that all but a couple people had it wrong.

    I loved reading people descibe the one sample as displaying all the problems they find in PT when in fact they were listening to the Neve mix.
  6. stedel

    stedel Guest


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