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by doc
Thu May 15, 2003 9:09 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Pro Audio stores in Portland (OR)
Replies: 1
Views: 589

Re: Pro Audio stores in Portland (OR)

Not really a Pro Audio Shop but you might find a gem or two at Trade Up Music. Somewhere off E Burnside.

-doc
by doc
Thu May 15, 2003 9:06 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Compessor Plug-ins, any preferences?
Replies: 18
Views: 2635

Re: Compessor Plug-ins, any preferences?

You should definitely check out the Fairchild 660 plugin. It's nothing short of the best plugin compressor I've heard. I actually use it more than some of my nice outboard compressors.

-doc
by doc
Thu May 15, 2003 11:18 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Any "affordable" monitors with good low end?
Replies: 17
Views: 2960

Re: Any "affordable" monitors with good low end?

I just started working at a studio that just got both the 20/20's and Mackie HR624's. Everyone so far has liked the Events better. Why not pick up a second set of completely different monitors to have in addition to your old ones. I'll bet for the price of some Mackie powered monitors (which I don't...
by doc
Tue May 13, 2003 1:25 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Some slightly stupid (tube) amp questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1193

Re: Some slightly stupid (tube) amp questions

"actually, sometimes i have it on, but on standby with no speaker connected, so the tubes can warm up while i get everything hooked up, and then only turn off standby when the speakers are connected. i assume this can't do any damage......?....." No, you can still destroy the amp even if it's on sta...
by doc
Tue May 13, 2003 9:33 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Some slightly stupid (tube) amp questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1193

Re: Some slightly stupid (tube) amp questions

A good rule of thumb for ohm loads is you can pour smaller into bigger. 4 ohm into 8 or 16, 8 into 16, but not the other way around. Preamp tubes can be mismatched but amps usually sound better with matching tubes. Also, usually preamp tubes won't harm amps because they receive a very low voltage. P...