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Old 15th August 2016
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Originally Posted by oinkbanana View Post
For those of you with a good pre-amp, are you running almost everything through it? Does using the same pre-amp on everything make everything sound the same?
I'd say that using the same (good) pre-amp will make everything sound good.
The main purpose of pre-amp is to make the solid pleasant signal out of the (weak) source.

Not all pre-amps are equal tho.

The pre-amps like API 512c or UA Solo/610 for example are very versatile and always useful, no matter what you're doing, tracking synths or guitars or recording a shaker through SM58. Having both handy doesn't hurt either.