Archives For Mic Preamps

This section is all about microphone preamps. Are mic preamps worth the big time cash? Find out in the mic preamp section of the Recording blog here at Recording Review.

Does a straight man collect mic preamps or shoes? I have no idea. I know that I hate the idea of both. I also know that I could record with the Rane MS1b for the rest of my life and not hear a single downside.

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I wish I had known these preamp thingies before I spent $15,000 on mic preamps. Everyone should know these rather nerdy facts.

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How does a $51 Super Secret Preamp compare to a $2,000 “Ferrari” Martech MSS-10? Find out in this week’s article.

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How does the Golden Age Pre-73 MK2 compare to higher end preamps like the Vintech 1272 and API 3124. Let’s find out.

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High end mic preamps have to rank #4 in my disappointments in recording gear.

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Who Needs Fancy Preamps?

Brandon Drury —  October 14, 2010

Totally confused about mic preamps? I think I have the solution for you.

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Chameleon Labs 7602 MKII

Brandon Drury —  April 10, 2010

The Chameleon Labs 7602 MKII makes the attempt of crossing the bang-for-the-buck line in preamp / EQ combos. Does it succeed? Find out in this review!

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