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#81 lukeamdman

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 05:11 PM

I was looking for a cheap mic preamp so I don't have to pack up the Motu and travel with it, and I also wanted it to have an optical output and be USB bus powered.  Cheapest I could find was the Tascam US-366.  

 

It's only down about 1.5db at 5hz compared to the Motu Ultralite AVB:

 

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Only downside is that the max mic input level is -6dBu.  That's fine for sweeps but not enough for GTG-level type of SPL levels.  

 

I have a few XLR attenuators I could use if I need more input headroom though.  



#82 maxmercy

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 02:16 AM

I like my Tascam 366, no complaints on mine.

 

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