The No.1 Website for Pro Audio
 Search This Thread  Search This Forum  Search Reviews  Search Gear Database  Search Gear for sale  Search Gearslutz Go Advanced
Good hardware gates for drums? Dynamics Processors (HW)
Old 21st August 2007
  #1
Gear Nut
 

Good hardware gates for drums?

What are some good hardware gates for drums? Specifically snare and toms?

The cymbal bleed in my snare and floor tom mics are out of control, and no amount of repositioning or off axis rejection is helping.
Old 21st August 2007
  #2
Lives for gear
 
TornadoTed's Avatar
Drawmer DS201 is the best I've used, was industry standard for years. Maybe still is but people don't seem to use much gating these days!!!

The updated DS501 looks good too but I haven't tried it.
Old 21st August 2007
  #3
Lives for gear
 
TheSweetener's Avatar
 

Estec, ADT, good stuff!
Old 21st August 2007
  #4
Gear Nut
 
peterwagner's Avatar
Try to find some Valley People gates: Kepex or Gatex.
Great hardware gates!
Old 22nd August 2007
  #5
Gear Addict
 
Klauth's Avatar
...Rane G-4 There is no better... PERIOD !!!
Old 22nd August 2007
  #6
hrn
Lives for gear
 
hrn's Avatar
 

Valley People Kepex II
Old 22nd August 2007
  #7
Gear Maniac
 

I'd pick an Aphex 612 over the Drawmer DS201 (I have both). The Aphex is cheaper, probably because it was discontinued a few years ago (the Drawmers are still in production). Besides, I like the Aphex better anyway - it's got a faster attack time than the Drawmer and it has both Ratio and Range knobs for extra control, whereas the Drawmer has just Range but no ratio control.

Rick
Top Mentioned Products
Post Reply

Welcome to the Gearslutz Pro Audio Community!

Registration benefits include:
  • The ability to reply to and create new discussions
  • Access to members-only giveaways & competitions
  • Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As
  • Access to members-only sub forum discussions
  • Access to members-only Chat Room
  • Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio Classifieds for only USD $20/year
  • Promote your eBay auctions and Reverb.com listings for free
  • Remove this message!
You need an account to post a reply. Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered.


 
 
Slide to join now Processing…
Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter / Forum
Replies
DAWgEAR / So much gear, so little time
30
beatzz / Music Computers
22
Drumsound / So much gear, so little time
10

Forum Jump
Forum Jump