[ardour-users] mic preamps

Joseph Dell'Orfano fullgo at dellorfano.net
Wed Mar 15 15:24:19 PST 2006

I have a Pendulum Audio SPS, which is a stereo preamp designed
specifically for acoustic instruments. No digital output obviously, but
I send it directly to my A/D board. This is a great, high quality, low
noise preamp. Highly recommended.


On Wed, 2006-03-15 at 16:16 -0700, James Rich wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Mar 2006, Justin M. Streiner wrote:
> > Just out of curiosity, for those of you using outboard mic preamps as part
> > of your ardour setup, Are there any specific preamps that you've had
> > especially good experiences with in terms of sound quality, reliability,
> > etc?
> >
> > I'm in the market for something that will handle two or more channels, has
> > S/PDIF out capability and is rackmountable.
> I'll share the same good advice I got from the #ardour IRC channel.  A 
> company called Seventh Circle Audio (http://www.seventhcircleaudio.com) 
> sells preamp kits of famous preamps that you assemble yourself.  I built 
> some for my studio and they are indeed excellent.  These are the same pres 
> from API, Neve, and Jenson but cost far, far less.  Combine them with a 
> quality A/D and you're all set.
> James Rich
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> the United States of America.
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