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The real diff between cheap and pricey preamps? Condenser Microphones
Old 12th December 2012
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Price.

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Old 13th December 2012
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Originally Posted by dkelley View Post
the difference is marketing.

now if you were to ask what the difference is between bad and good preamps, the answers would be what most of the people here have said in their replies.

but I fail to see how some of the very expensive preamps I've used over the years from companies like focusrite are any better than the preamps in my yamaha board which sound virtually identical and have virtually identical noise and distortion figures.

Now take a GAP preamp - cheap preamp that sounds incredible and adds it's own wonderful signature to the tone.

or the mpa gold which is really versatile and also adds it's own nice signature. both are dirt cheap.

so you can't go be price alone.
Pretty much.
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