[linux-audio-user] Using a Shure sm57 mic w/ low end soundcard

Mark Knecht mknecht at controlnet.com
Mon Nov 3 12:29:32 EST 2003

> Hi,
> If you're serious about "professional" grade preamps,
> Tape Op published an article describing preamps. It
> included schematics and kits for assembly, just in
> case you don't want to do all the work. These are
> vacume tube solutions that cost about $400.00 US per
> channel but are in the quality range of $1,000.00
> devices produced by companies like Avalon.
> Sorry, I don't recall the title of the article, or the
> publishing date. Perhaps you can find it on their
> website, www.tapeop.com. Incidentally, Tape Op is an
> interesting publication for the DIY types. I mention
> this because I've noticed there's a couple DIY'ers on
> this list. :)
> ron

Hooray for TapeOp! I personally think this is the best magazine on real
recording of all of them out there. I love it. The only magazine I really

If you don't receive it, get it. It's free. No reason not too, and you'll
have a great time.


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