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by FlowersForHuman
Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:22 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: New to Pro Tools 11...$200 AAX Compressor Suggestions?
Replies: 13
Views: 4046

I imagine I am leaning more towards color. Thanks
by FlowersForHuman
Fri Feb 28, 2014 10:37 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: New to Pro Tools 11...$200 AAX Compressor Suggestions?
Replies: 13
Views: 4046

New to Pro Tools 11...$200 AAX Compressor Suggestions?

I used to be a Nuendo/VST guy, but I switched over to Pro Tools 11. I didn't realize that they had switched over to AAX, so now I'm feeling a bit restricted because the bundled compressors are a joke and there don't seem to be any free AAX plugs out there. Yes, I know it comes packaged with PT10, bu...
by FlowersForHuman
Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Pro Tools SE with MOTU?
Replies: 2
Views: 941

Great info! So it sounds like I need to be focusing on 3rd party ASIO compatibility. For some reason I wasn't thinking of it from that angle. I'm on Windows 7 64. Again, not exactly sure what considerations I should take in that regard. But it looks like they sell versions for both. I think for the ...
by FlowersForHuman
Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:24 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Pro Tools SE with MOTU?
Replies: 2
Views: 941

Pro Tools SE with MOTU?

Hi guys, I'm studying up on Pro Tools for an upcoming internship. I want to get some form of the software for my studio. Currently I use Cubase 5 with a MOTU 24i/o. What I can't seem to find information on is whether or not the SE version of PT will work with the MOTU, and/or the SE version even fal...
by FlowersForHuman
Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Mics with upper mid boost for upright piano?
Replies: 12
Views: 2774

Hey MacKinnon, I'm a huge fan of the weird old Altecs. I see a desktop version of the 633 "salt shaker" on ebay right now...any idea how one would go about mounting such a thing on a mic stand?
by FlowersForHuman
Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:20 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Mics with upper mid boost for upright piano?
Replies: 12
Views: 2774

Hey everybody! Thanks for the mic suggestions so far. I'll try to answer everyone here: I have tried spaced pair, ORTF, and XY with the following mics, and I can get a decent sound out of each: SM57s, mk012s (real ones, cardioid), Behringer B2s (cheap, bright FET LDC's on cardioid w/ high pass) In a...
by FlowersForHuman
Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Mics with upper mid boost for upright piano?
Replies: 12
Views: 2774

Mics with upper mid boost for upright piano?

I've been working a lot with my console piano (that's a medium-height upright piano with freestanding legs; for those who don't know) and what I'm getting plenty of is low mid. 1k? I've been EQing out as much 1k as I possibly can along with an uncomfortable amount of high pass. I'm wondering if ther...
by FlowersForHuman
Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: The Holy Grail of mic's?
Replies: 19
Views: 7205

I'll be the guy...

...which mic is that? :oops:
by FlowersForHuman
Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:07 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Anybody in the Austin, TX area service consoles?
Replies: 0
Views: 456

Anybody in the Austin, TX area service consoles?

I have a yamaha M1516 that I'm absolutely in love with but it could use a bit of work. The talkback mic pre is shot (output really distorted), the channel outputs need to be calibrated, and I think I have some bad caps or something in the master section (outputs annoying 60hz hum). Potential for fur...
by FlowersForHuman
Sat Dec 29, 2012 11:58 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Yamaha M1516, M1532 owners: Noisy master section?
Replies: 3
Views: 2889

Full manual with schematics here: http://www.impressplay.com/webspace/docs/M1516_service_manual.pdf http://www.impressplay.com/webspace/docs/M1532E.pdf The M1516 is of the same design as the larger units of the series. Not sure where you got the phone jack info, but the connections I've been using a...
by FlowersForHuman
Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Mic Pres or Mic Upgrade?
Replies: 20
Views: 4599

if I could have the Daking used for 15-1600, or the ShinyBox new for 1400, with full intentions of buying both (down the road), which would you suggest I get first? Don't even bother with the Daking for that price. Used lots of their stuff. Overpriced, grainy upper mids on drums, low quality, and w...
by FlowersForHuman
Fri Dec 28, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Altec 'Green Face' users unite: Most/Least Favorite Model(s)
Replies: 21
Views: 7452

I have two 1589s with 1588b and c pre's. I keep them around just to fill one of my racks. If you want your stuff to sound lo-fi then this is the pre, but there are about a million ways to make something sound like crap without spending a few hundo. Mega noise, low output, extremely limited frequency...
by FlowersForHuman
Fri Dec 28, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: What reamp device do you use/recommend?
Replies: 18
Views: 3024

I like the original. Its built like a tank, the big knob feels so great when you turn it, and I find beauty in the incredibly simple design. I have it patched into my bay and sitting in the rack for ease of use...it never has to move. Sounds awesome too. From my experience Radial stuff is built awes...
by FlowersForHuman
Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Yamaha M1516, M1532 owners: Noisy master section?
Replies: 3
Views: 2889

Yamaha M1516, M1532 owners: Noisy master section?

I have a Yamaha M1516 (purchased through TOMB!) that is really great...amazingly quiet, warm pre's, etc...only the master (program out) section has tons of 60hz hum. The summing sounds fantastic compared to my DAW but the hum renders my mixes pretty much useless. Id be so happy otherwise! Before I r...
by FlowersForHuman
Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:55 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Variable Impedance Circuit between Mic and Preamp?
Replies: 2
Views: 2429

Variable Impedance Circuit between Mic and Preamp?

I am interested in the possibility of building a passive circuit to go between my mics and preamps that would allow me to adjust impedance for different tones. Is this a good idea/possible? I'm still kind of new to DIY electronics but I can solder and I know some basics. I was thinking that dual gan...