Author Archive | zoran

Star TrEQ prototype working beautifully!

1st working prototype of our Star TrEQ tube equalizer! 5 bands per channel, with variable Q and 12 selectable frequencies per band. The tone can be described as subtly colored. Real inductors on each band. Huge headroom due to the dual 150V (equals 300V single ended) power supply. Detented Pots + 12 pos rotary switches […]

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Jazz Piano through Silk Road? You bet!

Our user Dave Pickell sent us this piano recording, 2 Advanced Audio 414 mics in omni mode, A-B setup, plugged into a Silk Road preamp.                   A home recording, but the piano sounds big, beautiful and warm. There is no compression or EQ, so the dynamics is […]

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Joe Chiccarelli’s Xcalibur JC Acoustic guitar samples

Joe Chiccarelli recorded these acoustic guitar samples using our Xcalibur JC preamp, at his Sunset Sound Studio. A little bit of saturation was blended in to add more harmonic content to the guitar. You can see the mic placement on the photos above. The guitarist is David LeVita. Acoustic guitar, steel strings, strummed, 2 x […]

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