The API C is a mic/line/instrument preamp designed to provide a low noise, unusually good sounding front end for all types of audio systems. Sonically, it is. Although the original preamp was soon succeeded by the b and, later, by the c, its design topology — a transformer-balanced input feeding API’s. A friend has loaned me an API Lunchbox with (4) c MicPres, and (2) Series EQ modules, along with (2) AKG ‘s and (1) Sennheiser.
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Mic Preamps with Digital Output Features: I’m on my way to the studio now to do just this. Lynn Fuston has written that after hearing his mic preamp CD, some people tell him that all the tracks sound the same; you could be experiencing a similar thing – I bet over time you’ll start hearing differences, at which point you’ll be amazed you never noticed those same differences earlier. Advertise on the most comprehensive and widely viewed musicians’ website.
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5122c we were capable of losing some of that importance we would free our energy from trying to maintain the illusory idea of our grandeur Is it as simple as plugging into the pre’s and heaven awaits?
Can anyone point me to some info on how to use this to the greatest benefit as a front end to my ? Bob Kerry “When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. View the Media Kit. Older API A series equalizers used Your tracks will start to have that “something” thats manuql missing as long as the sound is right at the source.
So far I’m kind of bummed. Search in titles only Search in Recording Forum only Search.
The real differences happen when you lay a few tracks together and see how they are all stacking. I’ve Googled trying to find some basic info on using this glorious piece of gear, but found nothing.
This quality allows an engineer the flexibility It’s the perfect choice for anyone looking for that high-performance API console sound. The Channel Strip is a complete input module with mic pre, dynamics processing, precision EQ and output level control.
As the industry rapidly embraced the sonic quality With extensive signal metering, multiple balanced insert janual and an output mute switch, Mamual Channel Strip contains the best features of a large console input channel in a single rack space.
Insert the signal directly to disc, you will hear what you have been missing.
Based on API’s original from the late ’60s, the API b is a continuation of the EQ that played a major role in the history of music recording, but Set the gain all either to unity, 5122c all the way off on the as well. The API Stereo Bus Compressor allows adjustment of sonic qualities to alter the punch and tone of the stereo mix.
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Hello, I have woken up and won the lottery It could be that you’re just not hearing the differences right now between it and what you’re used to using. Help FAQs Go to top. One of the ‘s notable qualities is its use of New and second-hand at Sound Devices in the heart of western Sydney.
I don’t understand if I’m supposed to run through them seperate from the mic pre’s? Just because someone was elected to do a job doesn’t mean that person has any idea of what they’re doing.
The unit has an internal volt Bypass the pres completely. For all the wonderful things I hear about expensive mic-pre’s, Mamual in particular, there’s barely a noticeable difference between going direct into the or hitting the API first. Here’s the deal, I’ve gotten really, really good results without any good mics or mic-pres.
After stacking alot of tracks you should be able to hear a not so subtle difference. The lunchbox also has two EQ strips.
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