My First Mini Reviews, Apple iMac, Reinhardt The 18 and Steinberg MR816 CSX
audiopaal
Jan 11 2010, 10:10 AM
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My first Mini Reviews are online.
These are great to get an impression of the product in question, and read gear related stuff in small doses
without all the technical info and/or other in-depth explanations that make your head ache biggrin.gif

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Apple iMac Mini Review

Steinberg MR816 CSX Mini Review

Reinhardt The 18 Mini Review

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Emir Hot
Jan 11 2010, 10:17 AM
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Nice read man. Strange that the keyboard with iMac doesn't have a numeric part.

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audiopaal
Jan 11 2010, 10:30 AM
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QUOTE (Emir Hot @ Jan 11 2010, 10:17 AM) *
Nice read man. Strange that the keyboard with iMac doesn't have a numeric part.

Thanks smile.gif

Yeah, but it's really small and that's siuts me fine.
I've got limited space on my desk with all the other gear placed there biggrin.gif

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Excellent reviews Paal!, that Reinhardt is a sweet amp for sure smile.gif

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Nice!!! :-) But one thing that confuses me is that it say's in the article (the link to the sound-samples) about Rheinhardt that he uses only selected NOS-tubes for his amps, and in your review You say that there are Tungssol, JJ and EH-tubes. All of these are made in Russia as far as I know and is not consider as NOS-tubes, which is typically Sylvania, Philips, Mullard etc. Where they switched before You bought the amp? Btw. the sound samples were great!!! biggrin.gif

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QUOTE (Staffy @ Jan 11 2010, 07:01 PM) *
Nice!!! :-) But one thing that confuses me is that it say's in the article (the link to the sound-samples) about Rheinhardt that he uses only selected NOS-tubes for his amps, and in your review You say that there are Tungssol, JJ and EH-tubes. All of these are made in Russia as far as I know and is not consider as NOS-tubes, which is typically Sylvania, Philips, Mullard etc. Where they switched before You bought the amp? Btw. the sound samples were great!!! biggrin.gif

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Oh, you're right... biggrin.gif
I believe I found info on the tubes from the first version of The 18..
I need to update that, thanks biggrin.gif

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QUOTE (audiopaal @ Jan 11 2010, 08:01 PM) *
Oh, you're right... biggrin.gif
I believe I found info on the tubes from the first version of The 18..
I need to update that, thanks biggrin.gif


No probs.... I found it strange that he would use EH-tubes and Tungsol (eg. made by Sovtek), they are really considered to be bad by amp-builders and technicians...... In a great amp like this only the best is good enough!!! biggrin.gif

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Cool mini reviews audiopaal! smile.gif There are very interesting read! Especial one about the iMac as I would love to get a mac in the future! smile.gif

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QUOTE (Bogdan Radovic @ Jan 13 2010, 08:21 PM) *
Cool mini reviews audiopaal! smile.gif There are very interesting read! Especial one about the iMac as I would love to get a mac in the future! smile.gif

Thanks a lot mate smile.gif
You should, great for music production smile.gif

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Great mini review! thank you! Mac is great for music production

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Great reviews Paal, very cool to have this info! Did you do some samples on the Reinhardt before?

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QUOTE (Ivan Milenkovic @ Jan 15 2010, 03:05 PM) *
Great reviews Paal, very cool to have this info! Did you do some samples on the Reinhardt before?

Thanks mate smile.gif

Yes I did, but I didn't include them there because I'm going to record some new ones in a little bit!
Just need to get all the work outta the way first, and I'll post some new samples with varying gain stages, settings etc. smile.gif

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QUOTE (audiopaal @ Jan 15 2010, 08:13 PM) *
Thanks mate smile.gif

Yes I did, but I didn't include them there because I'm going to record some new ones in a little bit!
Just need to get all the work outta the way first, and I'll post some new samples with varying gain stages, settings etc. smile.gif


Looking forward to this!!!! I found, when trying to make sound samples, it is very hard to get the "real" sound into the computer, and now I'm thinking of using a room mic instead of close-micing the amp. In some strange sort of way my guitar sound sounds better in the mic from my video-cam than when it's properly miced... huh.gif But I guess that's because of the fact that the room also colours the sound and that the mic is where You actually hear the sound..... Guess I have to dig-in to the world of convolution reverbs.....

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QUOTE (Staffy @ Jan 15 2010, 08:53 PM) *
Looking forward to this!!!! I found, when trying to make sound samples, it is very hard to get the "real" sound into the computer, and now I'm thinking of using a room mic instead of close-micing the amp. In some strange sort of way my guitar sound sounds better in the mic from my video-cam than when it's properly miced... huh.gif But I guess that's because of the fact that the room also colours the sound and that the mic is where You actually hear the sound..... Guess I have to dig-in to the world of convolution reverbs.....

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Two mics, one dynamic slightly off the center of the cone, and one condenser a bit further away and the sound can be achieved. If the room has nice reverb it would be cool to hear it naturally.

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