Yamaha Rm800 vs. Soundcraft Spirit Studio

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Yamaha Rm800 vs. Soundcraft Spirit Studio

Post by NCChao1268 » Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:42 pm

Was looking at both of these mixers and was wondering which one would be better for recording, both are best as 24 channel; which one has better sounding eq's? Less noise? More features?(Though the Soundcraft Spirit appears that it might have more features) Better sound?

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Re: Yamaha Rm800 vs. Soundcraft Spirit Studio

Post by madtheory » Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:36 pm

Don't know about the Yamaha but the Soundcraft is very noisy if you're using mics but fine for synths, has nice eq and sockets that break a lot. Great sound when overdriving the input, sweep the eq and it's a digeridoo. Nice logical layout. A pig to service. Every pot has to be unscrewed if you need to get at the top of the PCB.

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Re: Yamaha Rm800 vs. Soundcraft Spirit Studio

Post by NCChao1268 » Thu May 03, 2018 2:55 am

Thanks for the reply, probably would want to get a RM800 instead.

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Re: Yamaha Rm800 vs. Soundcraft Spirit Studio

Post by ItsMeOnly » Mon May 14, 2018 9:19 pm

viewtopic.php?f=12&t=104597
Quite undecided, are you?

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