What signal chain should I go with?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Grilli, Mar 6, 2003.

  1. Grilli


    Nov 12, 2001
    I'm using an SVT3 Pro as a preamp, a QSC PLX poweramp, Aphex 651 compressor and a Sonic maximizer. I was told to go preamp- sonic-compressor- poweramp. Is this the best chain? Is it better to put the sonic max after the compressor?:confused:
  2. alexclaber

    alexclaber Commercial User

    Jun 19, 2001
    Brighton, UK
    Director - Barefaced Ltd
    Preamp -> compressor -> maximiser -> poweramp
  3. Correct.

    I use a compressor with a BBE.


    The BBE goes last.

    It sounds the best because your recovering any lost highes grabbed by the compressor.