[linux-audio-user] Using a Shure sm57 mic w/ low end soundcard
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Mon Nov 3 01:10:49 EST 2003
On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 12:34:06AM +0000, iriXx wrote:
> i dont know if this helps much but i have an sm58 and find i have to
> both boost the signal on the mixer and use the preamps on my quattro to
> get a good level.....
That's unusual. 57s and 58s have decent output and any reasonable preamp
should provide plenty of gain unless you're recording very quiet sources.
I currently use the Mackie 1202-VLZ-PRO mixer pre's.
> >Do I need an external preamplifier to use the sm57? If so where can I go
> >to find one or schematics to build one?
Depends what kind, but there's lots of stuff floating around...
google for "mic preamp schematic" will give you lots more...
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