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Presonus Bluetube vs Presonus Tubepre
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markellis1
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Hi

I'm using a Tascam US 322 interface and Rode Procaster Mic for audio recordings/voice overs,
problem is i have to crank the gain all the way up to get a decent signal.
I have been doing some research and found the Presonus Pre's, it looks like i can
use them combined with my interface.

Which one would you guys recommend bearing in mind that the Rode dynamic mic requires quite a lot
of power?

Thanks
Mark

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cristofe
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That's like asking which is better....one apple or two apples? They both feature Presonus' XMAX pre's
the only difference is the the BluetubeV2 is single channel and the Tubepre features two. If all you need
is a single channel go with the BluetubeV2.

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I have the BlueTube DP v2. It's great if you need two channels. If you only need one channel, the TubePre v2 is what you want.

Since the TASCAM is two channels, you might want to look into the DP...
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Oops....looks like I got it backwards.....preamp dyslexia!!

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mwright137
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The DP means Dual Path or something like that. lol
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markellis1
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mwright137 wrote:The DP means Dual Path or something like that. lol


Thanks for replying guys...

LOL, yeah you had me confused.
I had to go back and check the specs...
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Ha, yeah sorry about that......still tho, you can't go wrong with either one....just depends on how many ins/outs
you need/want.

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Monitors: Yamaha HS50M's

DAWS/VST Hosts: S1 Professional, Plogue Bidule, Xlutop Chainer, Sieb VSTHost & Savihost

Hardware Synthesizers: Roland SH-32 & XV-3080 RedSound Darkstar XP2, Novation X-Station, Yamaha AN200, M-Audio Venom

Hardware Controllers: JL Cooper CS-10 Control Surface, Yamaha EZ-EG, Dillion Les Paul style acoustic electric guitar with Roland GK-3 pickup and GI-20 converter.

The Rest: Guitars, Amps, Stompboxes, Mics, Outboard Gear, VST plugins...too much to list!
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