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Is UAD expensive? Not my experience.

I was watching the Steven Slate used cars.. ehm.. I mean mix/master bundle ad. And I started to wonder if I perhaps put my money in the wrong basket by investing in UAD plugins. Well, it didn’t take me long to realise that I had not. In fact, when looking at the numbers I have no idea why people...

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Microphones or mic pres?

I bought a UA 610 Solo and spent much more on that, than the Oktavas I got in the GC blowout. Never regretted it .and it makes dynamics sound amazing. There is sophistication to it. I have actually used a ridiculously cheap vocal mic thru it, and it is on my album. I have a really nice DBX...

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Recordings sound "digital"

Hi all, I'm sure I'll be lambasted for asking this, but I'm trying to figure out why I can't get an honest sound out of my mics when recording. In short, I have a variety of mics, condenser and dynamic, and some analog outboard preamps, analog compressor, etc. I am recording into Pro Tools via...

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Classic Putnam 610 console mic preamplifier and DI Legendary all-tube sound, at a project studio price Gain, Level, and Impedance selection for maximum tonal variety Portable design for studio, desktop or stage Rugged construction-steel chassis DI features include Thru and Mic/Line level output Input Impedance Mic Input - Selectable 450 ohms (Lo-Z) or 1.6 kilohms (Hi-Z) DI Input - Selectable 2.2 megohms (Lo-Z) or 50 kilohms (Hi-Z) Output Load Impedance 20 Hz to 20 kHz +/- 1 dB Maximum Gain 61 dB Tube Complement (1) 12AX7, (1) 12AT7 Maximum Mic Input Level -12 dBu, 1.0% THD+N Ratio Maximum Instrument Input Level +4 dBu, 1.0% THD+N Ratio Maximum Gain Mic Input 55 dB (1.6K ohm input), 60 dB (450 ohm input) Mic/Instrument In Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 0.1 dB Maximum Gain Instrument Input 37 dB Dimensions L: 14" W: 5 3/4" H: 5" Weight 9 lbs.