[sdiy] favorite "magical" opamp?

tu at alphalink.com.au tu at alphalink.com.au
Thu Oct 7 15:37:00 CEST 2010

A lot of big name "studio grade" mixers and preamps from SSL/AMEK/Focusrite etc in the 80s and 90s used TL07X and 5534/5532 opamps. 


On Thu, Oct 7th, 2010 at 6:06 AM, Scott Nordlund <gsn10 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I think it's kind of funny that people making "studio grade" mixers and
> preamps, and enthusiast hi fi gear overwhelmingly look down on TL074 and
> 5532 type op amps, while they're about the highest quality parts you're
> likely to find in most synths or effect processors, regardless of price or
> reputation.  Most gear is often 4558s or worse, and 741s aren't uncommon
> in vintage stuff.

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