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What's not to like about the SWR MM2 Pre ?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by OldogNewTrick, Apr 8, 2009.


  1. tone

    2 vote(s)
    12.5%
  2. build quality

    1 vote(s)
    6.3%
  3. the blue color

    2 vote(s)
    12.5%
  4. form factor 2H

    6 vote(s)
    37.5%
  5. no practice features (mp3+headphones)

    3 vote(s)
    18.8%
  6. Rack pre's are simply out, ([digital]micro)heads are in

    5 vote(s)
    31.3%
  7. I hate SWR anyways

    5 vote(s)
    31.3%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. OldogNewTrick

    OldogNewTrick

    Dec 28, 2004
    Germany, EU
    The SWR Marcus Miller pre-amp has not exactly received a lot of talk/rave/hype/love here at Talkbass.

    RedPlanet being the notable exception to this. ;)

    What's not to like about the M2 - personally, I wouldn't mind having one... its full of features, even reasonably priced, tho I admit the blue front panel is not really my thing..... :cool:
     
  2. 4-string

    4-string

    Jul 23, 2006
    Norway
    Neither SWR or pre/power setups seem to be flavour of the month.
     
  3. jtb

    jtb

    Apr 27, 2008
    London and Bangkok
    That's my problem - TOO MANY features!
     
  4. pickles

    pickles Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2000
    Ventura, CA
    I don't need Marcus' name in huge font in my rack. Looks like a nice enough pre though. I'm not sure it has much advantage over going with a grand prix and a dbx or rane comp in the same two rack spaces.
     
  5. OldogNewTrick

    OldogNewTrick

    Dec 28, 2004
    Germany, EU
    a tiny bump for some more votes and opinions...

    9 voters so far is poor showing...

    :smug:
     
  6. KJung

    KJung Supporting Member

    I'm sure it's a nice sounding pre. However, two rack space for a pre and two for a power amp! That might have made sense back in the day, but now with massively powerful integrated amp heads in everything from cigar box sized micro's to three space lead sled monsters, with a vast array of powerful features, and many doing 2ohm operation, I don't really see the point any more.
     

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