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Manley Ref C Sample Audio
Old 4 weeks ago
  #1
Gear Nut
 

Manley Ref C Sample Audio

So Guys, I'm in the market to get a new pre-amp for my Manley Ref C.

Now there are a few audio samples floating around here on gearslutz but I'm particularly interested in hearing the Manley paired with a BAE 1073.

Does anyone have this chain and can offer up some audio samples for me to hear? Vocals are of particular interest.
Old 4 weeks ago
  #2
Gear Nut
 

Surely Someone with a Manley Ref C can chime in?
Old 4 weeks ago
  #3
Here for the gear
 

I have been using the Manley Ref C for Male Tenor Heavy Metal Vocals with the Great river ME-1 NV (It is supposed to be in the 1073 vain)

My chain for tracking in the home studio is Manley ref C >> Great River Preamp with the gain up >> Warm audio Wa2A with a liberal amount of compression.

I really like the results I get with this setup. the LA2A style comp and neve type preamp gives a bit of weight to the otherwise bright and modern sounding manley. I imagine you get a similar result with the BAE 1073.

I only have a processed example at hand of what it sounds like:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=19V...CiVMvwiFubJDE1
Old 4 weeks ago
  #4
Gear Nut
 

Hi Ikke, Thanks for posting. I heard the GR ME-1NV paired with the Manley but felt it was slightly in the opposite direction of what Im after. I feel the BAE would be a good choice in regards to the sound I'm interested in but I'm struggling to find anywhere here in the UK to demo it.
Old 4 weeks ago
  #5
Here for the gear
 

Maybe try to find a dealer that has a good return policy and try it out. these guys seem to do it in the uk and have BAE products https://sxpro.co.uk/tbyb
Old 4 weeks ago
  #6
Gear Nut
 

Hi Ikke, I've spoken to SX and sadly they don't offer a demo on the BAE. Gutted I can't find samples or demo it anywhere.
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