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Old 23rd March 2015
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Originally Posted by Leak1989 View Post
Well, the pair of 3124+ is used for drums only. I'm wanting to either upgrade to CAPI VP28's or the Heider. Again, it'd be used for drums only. Really liking the CAPI VP28 as well. CAPI VP28 vs Heider 312? Anyone use either?
I never particularly liked the 3124 for drums.
Because of the way the gain is set, you almost always have to use the pads when recording loud sources like drums.
Somehow the pre amps dont sound as good with the pads engaged.

IMO, the best deal on a pre of this type is the CAPI VP 26.
It also has an output attenuator so you can drive the input hard and attenuate the level before hitting your recorder.