Buying a microphone is a bit like buying a car. If you’re not a seasoned gearhead, you probably don’t know everything about the particular technology involved yet you want to be sure beyond reasonable doubt that you are about to invest in something that meets your professional needs perfectly.
So what’s the best strategy when it comes to equipping your studio? Should you spend all your budget on one classic mic and use it’s brand/logo to lure in customers or should you buy cheap, don’t risk with your investment and use the remaining money to throw a pizza party?
The actual signal produced by your microphone is too weak to be used for any serious studio work. It is, therefore, the job of a preamp(s) to boost the signal to the level that allows you to edit and use the recording in the project you’re working on.
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