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Reference vs. Studio Pre's

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by Stingray, Dec 24, 2002.

  1. Stingray


    May 12, 2000
    ok tell me if im an idiot or not but im guessing reference quality mic pre;s will sound like tsomething coming from a horse butt compared to studio quality right. the reason i ask is because i se all these peavey desks at a local guitar store and rhey all say reference not studio quality mike preamps.
    now for question two what can you tell me about the alesis studio 24 or 32 mixers.
    help me please
    happy holidays
  2. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    WHOA, i thought you were talking about DOS questions,,, like, the os i grew up on. I have no idea man,, i mean, i THOUGHT i could help.
  3. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    "Reference quality" preamps?
    On a mixing desk?
    By Peavey?

    Sounds like just another buzzword to me.
  4. Stingray


    May 12, 2000
    its labeled right on them maybe they are just a company name or somethin do you know anything about peavey mixers
  5. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    I thought "reference" and "studio" meant the same thing in that context. I could be wrong, as usual.