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MP3's are on post #211 on this thread! Mike's singing into a Pearlman TM-1 with CineMag/EF14 Mics: Male vocal = Pearlman TM-1...

James Lugo
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Yoski 12th November 2016
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I evaluated the AD-DA loops from Prism Orpheus and Mytek proposed in this post . I used only the symphonic clip that you can get...

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bezen4uk 42 minutes ago
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Juggling both at the moment. Which would you go with? Limited time, vote quick! confoosed

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pentagon 2 hours ago
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Hello slutz I modified this compressor just for fun.... I added a pair of output transformers I also changed aesthetics a...

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PereGrinoz 2 days ago
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I had the pleasure to test and compare four beautiful microphones: The new GOLDEN AGE PREMIER GA-47, the new WARM AUDIO WA-47...

replies: 23 views: 3,265
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Lance Lawson 3 days ago
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Hi all! Long time reader, but first post here. We've made a drum demo for the lovely RM-6 ribbon mics by Bumblebee Pro...

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Dana_T. 6 days ago
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Hi, Tomorrow I want to make a good comparison between these SSL emulation plugins: 1. UAD SSL G Series Bus Compressor 2. SSL...

replies: 114 views: 83,895
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TNM 1 week ago
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this is blind test which is Apogee do you think? former or latter I will let you know a few days later

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bluesj 1 week ago
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This is a complement to a previous shootout with 6 cardio SDC pairs. Same Chopin nocturne, same piano, same room, same mics...

replies: 188 views: 36,006
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captainate 1 week ago
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Alright guys here we go. Here is the vocal clips comparing the c800g and the c100. A few notes: All clips were recorded...

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pritchardsmith 1 week ago
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Hi all! As part of my university dissertation project, I've designed and built a microphone preamplifier. After a lot of...

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tglsnell 1 week ago
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A fellow gearslut and myself got to do a quick shootout between these two budget Neve preamp clones last weekend. Tom from...

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bbtodd 1 week ago
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Here is another shootout of 5 AD converters: - Acousence arfi-adc2 - Direct Out Andiamo - Lake People ADC RS04 - Lavry Gold...

replies: 47 views: 4,722
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evilaci 1 week ago
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Hello, I don't post often here on Gearslutz, probably because there's already so much to read!:lol: But... a blind test it's...

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Alteregoxxx 2 weeks ago
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Hello, I have modified the internal preamplifier of a Superlux S502 and perhaps, will test it later with a non modified...

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rojaros 2 weeks ago
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I did a shootout, nothing really fancy or scientific, but tried to be as accurate as possible. These are the preamps: Warm...

replies: 55 views: 6,513
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SWAN808 2 weeks ago
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Each take is with the same mic placement, beside the tail end, 1.4 m above the floor, 19 cm AB steered to the pianist. The mics...

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robertom 2 weeks ago
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Just dropping a few things in this thread for those who are curious about Hilo vs Lyra. The Lyra is confirmed to be a stripped...

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nms 2 weeks ago
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Been testing CD vs Tidal vs Qobuz. Both Tidal and Qobuz are their Hi-Fi packages meaning 16 bit 44.1kHz audio streaming (and...

Zac Zikis
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Nicky2981 3 weeks ago
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I put two songs in my music website: "Portal to Heaven" is the song on top, and "Out of Control (with...

aaron aardvark
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aaron aardvark 3 weeks ago
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I'm getting ready to start a new project... Mostly just acoustic and vox. Right now I'm in the phase of deciding what gear to use...

Shannon Adkins
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bill5 3 weeks ago
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Hi guys. Two mics, two preamps, several different impedance settings. Without knowing what they are, which do you like best...

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bill5 3 weeks ago
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Hello slutzers! Just four years of work and new microphones are ready to work for you! Listen and compare. However, there is...

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Elationmiclab 3 weeks ago
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Hey there, I've been asked about the differences between the RNP and the DAV bg501 so I decided to do a quasi-scientific...

replies: 31 views: 5,388
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kass 3 weeks ago
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We tested the new Warm Audio WA-87 microphone vs an original Neumann U87 (not AI...) on drums, acoustic guitar, grand piano and...

replies: 59 views: 26,372
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12ax7 4 weeks ago
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Demo to show the sound of the High Voltage EQ-6S Stereo Equalizer on a Breakbeat / Drums. YouTube High Voltage is a...

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SOLON 4 weeks ago
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In this shootout I compare a pair of Urei LA-3A compressors on compress mode to a variety of plugin emulations. The Ureis are...

replies: 15 views: 2,821
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contramark 4 weeks ago
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Hey guys, I did a quick Dolby 361A shootout: Hardware, Dopamine and Audiothing. My emulation sounds good the...

replies: 31 views: 2,431
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Taurean 4 weeks ago
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Hey All, Here's a comparison between the Royer 121 and my ultimate mod U-MOD O.P.R The Grill that a customer sent to me the...

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OPR 4 weeks ago
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sOm1iAfjNRs can you guess which one is which?

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sl4zhz 4 weeks ago
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This is a blind shootout between these ten preamps: CAPI VP26 API 512c CAPI VP28 AEA RPQ500 Antelope MP32 Phoenix DRS-1R Vintech...

replies: 108 views: 12,291
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davidbayles 4 weeks ago
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With all the new reverbs out lately time for a little shoot out. Simple test. One aux send instance on the drum bus. About 30ms...

replies: 31 views: 4,589
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Master of Evil 23rd March 2018
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Which would you get for vocals?

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Manicearthling 21st March 2018
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Here's a shoot-out of the various Wurlitzer Virtual Instruments or sample sets in my possession playing some classic riffs....

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bgood 19th March 2018
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Hi, First post here heppy I did a sound test between different Akai/Emu hardware samplers and 1 software sampler. Might help...

replies: 1 views: 410
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Thomaz 18th March 2018
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Hey all! I have a few 500 series preamps here on loan. Blind shootout!: Which one tickles your fancy? This was a pretty rough...

replies: 4 views: 367
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Kroc 16th March 2018
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I have the Slate Digital VMS and Townsend Labs Sphere mics right now and have recorded myself singing bits of songs into both at...

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JGM 14th March 2018
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I posted a shootout no one wanted to hear, deleted it.

replies: 4 views: 1,060
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ilias 11th March 2018
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Hardware Reverb Shoot Out! 3 vintage digital units + Bricasti. Same audio loop used with each box: a Roland SH101 synth...

replies: 4 views: 654
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Noisewagon 11th March 2018
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I put 2 songs in my music website: "Now It Rings True" is the song on top, and "For You Know What to Do"...

aaron aardvark
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aaron aardvark 10th March 2018
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Hello. Just picked up a rode nt2a and a blue baby bottle from a local pawn shop for $200 for the pair. i already had the neumann...

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s12512 8th March 2018
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Hardware convolution is not dead. It is underrated. There are only two available units, that exist: The Sony DRE-S777 and the...

replies: 17 views: 12,757
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swissdoc 7th March 2018
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4 pre amps Burl Audio B1 Burl Audio B1D API 512c Brent Averill 312 all going through the Burl Audio B2 A-D Converter, then...

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ripripstabstab 7th March 2018
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I’m the owner of a Superlux S502 for several months and the quality of the results, whatever the recording conditions and style...

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IronFilm 7th March 2018
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Hello Guys im not a an electrical person im actually a musician . i have a SE2200aii . OF the Rip i thought this mic Okay but i...

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skayshawty 6th March 2018
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Hey all, I've picked up some new microphones lately and had a bit of free time this afternoon so I made two quick sample...

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HelenaBzg 6th March 2018
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Ronan Chris Murphy did a great review of the Analogue Tube AT-101 (Fairchild 670 recreation) on Ronan's Recording...

replies: 183 views: 56,848
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b0se 1st March 2018
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Hey All, I decided to make some samples of what the JHS Pedals Colour Box 500 Preamp/EQ can do on a piar of ribbon room mics....

Mike Avenaim
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Jsolo 27th February 2018
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This test compares the new IK Black76 and White2A vs a hardware Teletronix LA-2A (original) and hardware UA 1176 (reissue) on...

Steven Slate
replies: 88 views: 36,943
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waltercruz 25th February 2018
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Hi guys! Here is an unboxing I did of my new Genelec 8020D. It's the new revision from 2017. So far so good rockout Feel...

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Macky 24th February 2018
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Hello Slutz, I am posting here some quick comparison files of Andreas Grosser's U47 microphones, Original Vintage 1968 U87, and...

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MarcNuman 22nd February 2018


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