ART Tube MP Reviews
For the price I would really consider this unit. It gives you a tube sound for a very low price. You can't beat it. Again for the price what is out there that can even compare. I saw a review where they were saying the MPA II was ten times better but I have them and they are not 10 times better than this pre amp. I would say the main differenc... [read more on Audiofanzine]chrislieck rated this unit on 2012-09-26.
What to admire most about the Tube MP is the price, quite obviously. What to dislike the most is that for a certain amount of extra money you could have purchased something far superior. For the price, the Tube MP beats anything else available and it has a "best bang for the buck" factor as well. It sounds decent, it works, what do you expect f... [read more on Audiofanzine]AudioArtist rated this unit on 2012-09-11.
The Tube MP is probably where people initially go when they want a dedicated preamp for the first time. It definitely manages its market well. clearly differentiating itself from the vanilla and sterile preamps that tend to come in most beginner interfaces that most people start off on. For not a lot of money, and a clear idea of its limitati... [read more on Audiofanzine]Kierkes rated this unit on 2011-06-29.
The Art Tube MP is the best way to get a tube microphone preamp for less than $100 US dollars. It's the perfect supplement to your audio interfaces' preamps, which most of the time can sound dull and lifeless. If you want to put together a home studio spending as little money as possible, but still want at least a tube based mic pre for warmer... [read more on Audiofanzine]moosers rated this unit on 2010-11-07.
- For how long have you been using it? About 8 years. - What thing do you like most/least about it? Most: it's cheap now, and still better than most preamps on cheap little desks. Can be used as a DI...can provide phantom power...you can go in with a jack and go out on XLR...so you can have looong lengths of cable even with an instrument. - Di... [read more on Audiofanzine]RickD rated this unit on 2008-04-24.
if your doing anything digital and want that classic tube tone of the higher end equipment, then here's your $80 solution, 69US i think. especially if your amp or floor processor is a digital amp modeler, buy this thing. [read more on Audiofanzine]Joel rated this unit on 2004-05-18.
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