Thoughts on M80 or Precision 8

Discussion in 'Preamps / Channel Strips' started by abraham, Jan 19, 2002.

  1. abraham

    abraham Guest

    I recently purchased an M80 mic pre but have not yet received it. What should I expect? this is a used unit with the "Jensen" transformers. Is this a pretty good pre for general purpose. I'm tracking through my D8B right now. Will it be much of an improvement? I also ordered an RME AD8 Pro to use as converters. I would also like some feedback on True Systems Precison 8.
    Thanks to all Abraham.
  2. Ted Nightshade

    Ted Nightshade Member

    Dec 9, 2001
    With any good quality outboard pres, you should expect a considerable improvement over the DB8 pres. I haven't tried the Precision 8 but Steve Remote (live recording wizard for the big boys) recommended the Precision 8 on this forum, although at least part of the goal was to keep it small and relatively inexpensive.
    I'm using the ADI-8 DS, and I'm quite satisfied that the A/D/A is no longer a weak link for me. I have heard some very subtle and textured sounds coming through that thing.

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