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Old 20th November 2009
Lives for gear

Originally Posted by trashman View Post
Well I owned the microwave II for a while this year an I just demo'd the XT and they sound different. Different dacs? Different analog section?
there's nothing analog in the microwave II/XT/XTK (other than its outputs of course)

the MW 1 has an analog filter in it though.

Originally Posted by SovietSpaceChild
There were two revisions of the MW2 rack. The first had lower quality DAC's than the XT, as well as less RAM, which meant no delay FX. The second revision MW2 is exactly the same as the XT, but I have no idea how to tell the Rev1 and Rev2 models apart.
hmm.. didn't know that. there must only be a handful of that early MWII version. i guess that's something to look out for if looking for a MWII rack.