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Old 26th March 2008
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Originally Posted by walth View Post
Just Curious.
What are the "desert island" mic pres for all of you gearslutz members?

API Lunch Box?
API 4 Channel?
Neve 1073/1081?
A Designs Pacifica?
TElefunken V76?
One with enough gain. If this is a one-stage system balanced +4 straight to tape then you'll need something with at least 50-60db. v72's and Quad Eights put out around 34-38, and won't get you there without push from a mixer.

If you're recording to digital, I imagine a poll would say 1073 or API, though I've never used them.