Originally Posted by ScumBum
I would think an API style pre would be the fastest response mic pre there is . The only source EVERYBODY agrees API sounds good on is Snare , and thats because it captures the transients and attack better than any other pre , because of its fast response .
there are loads of modern mic pres with faster response than API, forssell smp is much faster
the API generality is basically been api vs neve. Even older consoles like Harrison, MCI can handle transients
as well as API, 2520 is very slow by today's standards