[LAU] sortof OT -- ART tube pac preamp and compressor noisy?

Joe Hartley jh at brainiac.com
Mon Aug 12 16:32:56 UTC 2013

On Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:18:50 -0700
"J. Liles" <malnourite at gmail.com> wrote:

> I bought this unit and returned it the same day. The noise is inherent in
> the design. This device is not suitable for any serious use. The guy at
> GuitarCenter told me that they have a 100% return rate on it and cautioned
> me not to buy it in the first place.
>     [ and also ]
> Oh, and I should say that I also bought the ART USB Dual Pre (not tube!)
> and it works great--low noise (especially when powered by battery).

Seconded, I've got a USB Dual Pre and it's amazingly flexible and quiet.
I'm a bit surprised the tube version is so bad.

       Joe Hartley - UNIX/network Consultant - jh at brainiac.com
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