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  1. Smashh

    Recommendations for mic / comp for live

    Hi , need help deciding on mic and comp for live performance. At the mo my wife uses 58 beta into presonus live desk ( below unity gain ) . She has a big dynamic range . We do some jazzy stuff with not much pressure to blues where she belts it out . She uses mic technique ,but at times pulling...
  2. Stay with firewire Apogee Ensemble/Avalon 737 or Go all UAD ?

    Would appreciate comments suggestions or alternatives. Im considering switching to UAD Apollo 8 Thunderbolt with all UAD plugins and a new thunderbolt iMac. Presently firewire iMac, Good mics and recording studio. Vocals, acoustics and electrics. Pop country blues jazz
  3. pcrecord

    Fixing UA La-610 Compressor (need schematics with voltage points)

    Hi guys, Like the title says, I got one of my two LA-610 who doesn't compress anymore.. the action faded over a few months. I tried to change the tubes and even exchanged the opto cell with the other LA-610 and it did no good. So I guess a cap or a resistor failed.. I'd need some guidance...
  4. pcrecord

    Best place to buy Tube replacement kit for LA-610

    Hi there, I'm starting to check for a place I can thrust to buy tube kits for my 2 x LA-610. Affordable and good sounding (dreaming here ;)) They are both mk1 and were buildt around the same year but actually don't sound the same. I guess they have different tubes or different wear on them...
  5. pcrecord

    Second LA-610, convince otherwise.

    Hi there, I sold a couple of things on eBay and I'll get around 1k available by the end of the month Many of you know about my setup : 1 Focusrite Liquid saffire 56 1 UA 4-710 (adat to the 56) 2 ISA Two (through the 4-710 converters) 1 UA LA-610 mk1 (Through a mytek AD96 converter to the 56) 1...
  6. pcrecord

    Used UA LA-610 mk1, any tips and trick ?

    Hi gang, Just received my la-610, for those who have experience with this unit ; Do you have any tips, tricks or recommendation (which aren't in the manual)?
  7. kmetal

    UA la-610 vs Lachapelle 583 (for tasty rock guitar sound)

    hey all picking out a tube pre for my cousin, after ruling out the manley, and drawmer tube offerings, i'm pitting these two against each other in this slow narrowing of tube pre's. this will likely go alongside an api 512c and 550b. the obvious differences are one is a rackmount psuedo...
  8. moonbaby

    Millennia Origin vs. ?????

    Hi, I have an opportunity to purchase a used Millennia Origin from a local studio. I have lusted for one of those puppies for the longest time, the guy is asking $2200, which isn't too far out there from what I've seen on flea-Bay. I want to use it for VO work and have been looking at a used UA...
  9. Universal la-610 mk ll or Universal Audio 6176

    Hi guys, So I'm looking into buying a new pre amp to go with my Rode K2. I have a Summit 2BA-221 which is ok but not the sound I'm looking for. Anyways my friend swears buy the 6176 even over the Avalon 737. But wanted to know what any of you think about the 6176 or the la-610 and how they are...
  10. Universal Audio LA-610 MkII Classic Tube Recording Channel with DAW...

    I'm seriously thinking about purchasing The Universal Audio LA-610 MkII Classic Tube Recording Channel for my little studio. I record with a macbook, TC electronics Impact twin interface, and Powercore X8 for extra juice. God willing I will be also purchasing The AKG Perception 820 Tube Studio...
  11. Transporting Avalon737 by airplane??

    How to transport a tube pre by airplane without it being damaged by the roughness of airport workers? My cousin is in USA right now, he'll be back to Brazil in 2 weeks, and I asked him to bring me an Avalon...Ok I've seen a lotta times that guys in airport throwing the stuff to get them...
  12. Looking for options aside from the Avalon VT737

    I am trying to upgrade my studio right now and I am looking to get the most for my money. My buddy runs an Avalon VT737 and I really really like the results we get with it. I know I need some help in the analog preamp/compressor territory. Is there a better option out there for the 2100 I'd drop...
  13. Avalon VT 737 sp preamp question

    Hi everyone.....i recently came across an Avalon VT 737 sp preamp that i could pick up for a fair price. I have heard nothing but incredible things about this piece of gear and im sure it would be quite a step up from what im using now.... my main concern is that at the moment im only using...
  14. nehpyh

    LA-610 vs Sebatron compressor?

    Dun mean to create bad blood here...just trying to make sense of my spending...which should I get? Sebatron or LA-610?
  15. Really thrilled with the LA-610!

    Man, I've been fighting alot of gremlins in my studio since I stepped it up a notch but today I was actually able to open a Cubase project and start making things work. I finally got a chance to plug in the LA-610 that has been sitting there for a couple of months with little attention. I...
  16. I heard Neve 60 has good pre's.. better than Av737 / ua 610?

    I have recently been recording on a neve 60 track console. I have no background working with a neve console, and am still getting things down. The other people in their arent even using the avalon 737s, ua 610's or avalon 2020.... are the pres that good? I know neve has been known for better...
  17. ua 610 vs avalon 737 (I need 2 of either for stereo micing)

    I need to do some stero micing, for drums, etc, and also just mono micing for vocals. I want to get two pres and two compressors with two mics. right now i have a rode k2. was going to pick up another for starters now... the question... here are some options i have looked at. get two...
  18. UA LA-610

    So I just purchased the UA LA-610 about a week ago after hearing many great things about it, however after toying around with it (I've only recorded guitars so far) I have not been able to find a setting a like that is much different from the mic pres that the Digi002 rack offers, in fact I...
  19. zerosin

    Help with VT737sp Please

    I just added (2) VT737sp preamps to my studio. I applied a 1kHz tone at 0dB to both. One VT VU reads -3dB and the other is about -.5dB. When metering the unchanged output, I read about 0dB. The VU, when set to monitor the output, does not seem to be calibrated correctly. I know you can adjust...
  20. Avalon VT737SP - is this normal?

    Hi there....i just received a brand new avalon 737 sp today and done some tracking with it....and man...im really but really unhappy with what im hearing....so i want to know if this is normal since its my first professional preamp.....and i think it may not be normal before i used to...
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