Mic Pre/Channel Strips
One of the most critical parts of the signal chain, a preamp can give your signal chain major "mojo" or it can be discrete providing a pure, natural sound.
Which you choose is often a matter of necessity, capturing live performances you'll typically only want to alter the sound in the mix. For studio recording however a vintage Neve sound might be an essential part of a band's aesthetic.
Single Channel Strips
Particularly popular for laptop recordists running small rigs, a channel strip can give you all the essential elements of a big console sound in 1U or 2U of rack space.
The A-Designs Pacifica has been designed, built and extensively tested in real world applications to take the sonic signature of the 1970's Quad Eight Pacifica mixing console but with it's own unique sound and character.£2,016.00 (inc. vat) £1,680.00 (ex. vat)
The A-Design MP-2A is a high end tube, dual channel preamplifier that can bring a warm analog sound to your DAW setup with ease. With the new MP-2"A" model A-Design have added tone switches to each channel of the preamp allowing you to choose from fo£2,506.00 (inc. vat) £2,088.33 (ex. vat)
The A-Designs Ventura is a preamp and equaliser inspired by the electronics of the world renowned Quad Eight consoles. Hand-built in the USA, A-Designs Ventura features a microphone input, instrument input and an EQ insert which can be used together£2,016.00 (inc. vat) £1,680.00 (ex. vat)