Avid Eleven rack...

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sharpman
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Avid Eleven rack...

Post by sharpman » 21 Jul 2018, 09:54

Hey folks, just wondering if many have much experience with this rack. I borrowed one for the last album my band recorded and recorded 3 signals which was a clean DI, b7k, and Eleven rack on the SVT setting. In 15 years of recording it was the best my bass has sounded. I recently recorded an album and used a clean DI, b7k, and a Sansamp RBI. The bass is okay, but it doesn't sound as good as the previous album when I used the Eleven rack. Starting to wonder if I should be buying one, and if or how it could be incorporated into my live rig. Is anyone using 1 regularly in recording or live and what are your thoughts? Cheers
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Re: Avid Eleven rack...

Post by BazzBass » 21 Jul 2018, 13:29

no experience with that unit, but just be aware that some Avid hardware only works with Pro Tools and vice versa, or at least that was the case a few years ago, I think. How's that for definitive advice ? hehe
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Re: Avid Eleven rack...

Post by BassLine » 21 Jul 2018, 22:07

I know a few guys that tour internationally and ALWAYS take their Eleven rack. Consistently good sound.

Guitar -> Eleven -> IEMs.
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Re: Avid Eleven rack...

Post by benhill1982 » 23 Jul 2018, 06:09

I’ve had great results with the Universal Audio Apollo and their Ampeg models - SVT-VR, 3Pro and B-15. I’ve got a SVT-VR, and they’ve nailed the tone recorded.
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