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svt audio 1272 with Folcrom summing Dual-Channel Preamps
Old 7th March 2018
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svt audio 1272 with Folcrom summing

HI I have a Rolls Folcrom summing, I love I think it's brilliant.
I use it with a pair of BAE 312A and sometimes with a pair of undertone MPEQ-1.
I wish one day I will own a pair of Quad Eights Pre and EQ, but It's not in my reach for now...

Well I am looking for a pair of SVT audio 1272 to use that Neve colour on the way back. I never tried them, I do love 1073's a lot. But never used it on my 2bus.

If anybody has an opinion about it let me know!
Old 7th March 2018
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If you don't need extra gain, it can be nice.
Old 8th March 2018
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Originally Posted by Jeb A View Post
If you don't need extra gain, it can be nice.
the SVT has 50 DB of gain, I feel like it would be enough for summing usage.

It also looks like it a very recommend preamp, I just did not have the luck to try it.
Old 4th May 2018
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I had been using an AEA TRP preamp with my Folcrom for a year but added a Neve Portico 5012 to have a different option, for recording besides for the Folcrom. It sounds amazing! If you're looking for a Neve choice for the mix bus, it's definitely worth considering. It has a sound, very big and 'enhanced' but not as obviously colored as the 5043 compressor, which I had and sold. Your taste may be different, but I tried a transformerless pre into the Neve compressor, and switched to a Neve pre into an SSL style compressor, and the latter suits me better. If the pre was too colored, like the 5043, I probably wouldn't be as into it, but the 5012 definitely gives you a little extra magic and size.
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