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Posted 15 May 2017 - 12:46 AM

All good stuff there, Al - particularly love the tape machine.. B)

I assume you're pleased with your ML - I've done a few things on my 5K now - no recording though, just mixes, although I really can't fault mine at all. It just kind of ticks all the boxes that a premium console should without difficulty or drama. I can't say it offers a great deal of sonic character but it's exceptionally clean and 'transparent' which allows the detail in a mix to shine through - I don't feel there's any 'smearing' or that it imparts any unpleasant sonic artifacts whatsoever..

How do you think your 3000 compares to the Yamaha?

Personally vs my 5000, I think it's six of one and half a dozen of the other. Without meaning to sit on the fence, I think they're different beasts and offer different features (plus my limited outboard is a consideration) so how I approach a mix on the ML is different than that I would on the 02Rs. I should take the same song and do a mix on both then A/B the results maybe..
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Posted 15 May 2017 - 07:43 AM

Hey Matt,

How do I rate the ML3000?

Quite simply, it's the best sounding analogue desk I've ever used. I've had a Mackie Project 8 buss, numerous Soundcraft Spirit Studio, Soundcraft Ghosts, Soundtracs MRX, Soundtracs PC Inline, Soundcraft 200B, Allen & Heath GS3000.

The GS3000 which was kind of the studio version of these 8-channel modular desks didn't sound as good as this (from what I remember). The desk is clean and transparent, but not thin or cold....just sounds great.

It's got a lot less features mix wise than the GS3000 had, but maybe that's why it sounds so pure....less signals to be causing hums and noise. The HPF sweep is a great addition and although I haven't used it to the full....with a full flightcase I paid less than £600.......it's the best bargain I've ever had. It seems there is no market for physical desks at the moment, hence the bargains out there. I can't see me wanting another analogue desk though, because more facilities = bigger footprint, and the footprint on this desk is just about right for me. I can utilise 25-32 for tracking 8 channels to tape (or computer), and monitor back from tape (or computer) on 1-24. I'm going to try rigging the Mackie Ultra-34 up to the inserts, which would give me automated mixing (well auto level and mutes) which could be synced with the tape and computer....a basic version of what the O2Rs do so nicely. I won't be investing in much outboard gear as I can always use Reason's EFX and comps which I find more than adequate. There is a Reason update coming out which will allow VSTs to be used for the very first time, so with that update there really is no need for much else. What I could do with is more space though....or sell some gear!

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 01:54 AM

Interesting - especially compared to some of those other consoles. The only analogue console I've used that comes close to the ML is a Soundcraft GB8 although to be fair, it's been a long time since I used one. I think the last time was when the GL went for service and new faders so it's certainly a number of years ago.. I also remember being a little disappointed when I first used the GL after a break from it whilst I was getting used to my 328XD - it sounded very odd by comparison. I love the GL and but the ML will almost certainly kick it's ass. I'm a little surprised the ML out ranks the GS3000 too - I'd always thought these were meant to be the pinnacle and they were on my list as a maybe before the ML was purchased..

I'd love to try (or maybe I wouldn't!) a Soundcraft MH4 or Series 5 as they have a very similar feature set just to see how well they compare to the ML. And a Yamaha M3000A (these seem to have a very poor reputatiion) plus the well respected PM3500 / 4000..

I agree about the cost of things currently - lots can be had for very little! You and I have had true bargains with these ML range desks especially consideriing it's not actually that long since they were current models. I remember a conversation I had with Dave at Bullet Sound probably ten / twelve years ago when they still had their ML5K (32 frame) and him telling me they were getting rid of it. Knowing it had cost upwards of £20K or thereabouts, I asked what he expected to get for it and him saying he'd be happy with 10 - 12 grand.. Madness! I paid £1125 for my 48 frame including the two RPS14 supplies and the flight case. Absolute madneess!

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With regards to automation, we're largely doing it on the software although for a few things, it's had a few of us riding the faders as the pre-master track records in real time. The VCA control does help not chasing the channel faders round for 'manual' automation - I've used it quite a bit more than I thought I would.

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 11:30 PM

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02Rs in service this evening - just console B (main live desk) actually doing any work in the picture although I'd done some work a little earlier with console A on a recording from last night. I'll post the finished track when it's completed sometime next week.
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Posted 11 July 2017 - 07:06 PM

Sorry for the loss of images on the thread - I refuse to pay the $399 Photobucket ransome..

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Posted 28 July 2017 - 12:40 PM

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Posted 03 September 2017 - 12:00 AM

I probably should have started a new thread but thought it was applicable here too..

Just a quick one - Has anyone used an 03D in any capacity?
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Posted 03 September 2017 - 10:56 AM

Sorry Matt......never used one...but demoed one in about 1998....has it got the 60mm faders of an AW4416? It's probably as cheap as chips now.

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Posted 03 September 2017 - 11:56 AM

No worries Al.. It does indeed have the 60mm faders of the AW (and of the early 01V too) and are cheap as chips - < £200.

I recently sold my 'spare' 02R as part of a deal for a bike. I'm considering I could do with a replacement and the 03D may be in the frame as it's much less cumbersome than an 02R with many of the same features. The obvious answer is to grab another 02R or possibly a 328XD but the temptation of something different for mobile / location work is attractive.. It's a real shame the 03D doesn't support the Unity card - that would be a killer mini setup.
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Posted 03 September 2017 - 12:42 PM

Hey Matt,
Have you ever used an AW4414? They're really great machines (the software is a bit clunky for editing recorded material) but for the size they have 40 inputs (16 from the recorder...24bit @ 44.1), 17 x 60 mm faders, but they can take 2 x analogue cards giving 24 line inputs. The mixing bit is ok but hasn't got dedicate HPF so you have to use low band of EQ to achieve this (not a breaker as you probably don't need the low band of eq if you're putting a HPF on a channel). From a tiny footprint you have a lot of the O2R functionallity.
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Posted 04 September 2017 - 04:26 PM

I haven't looked at the AW in detail but I did have a look at the 01X although on closer inspection, iit looks to be a backwards step compared to the MOTU / Yamaha combo.. I'll keep my eye on ebay and see what crops up. B)
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Posted 06 September 2017 - 01:32 PM

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Right money and local so I had it.. Will give it a full shake down next week although initial findings seem good!
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Posted 06 September 2017 - 02:09 PM

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 02:32 PM

View Postplaner, on 06 September 2017 - 02:09 PM, said:

Built-in toaster is a killer feature :gas:

Not forgetting the coffee pod holder either - both essential items on a gig! :lol:
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Posted 08 September 2017 - 08:27 PM

Doesn't the 03D have a desperate shortage of mic preamps?

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Posted 09 September 2017 - 12:01 AM

View Postmike257, on 08 September 2017 - 08:27 PM, said:

Doesn't the 03D have a desperate shortage of mic preamps?

Kinda.. It's a bit like the 02R with only half being on XLR but there's also no pad (also less than ideal) on the second half either. On a positive however, they're still a balanced input and seem to work with a mic plugged in to them. Obviously no phantom available and a little more gain required as it's like the pad is in all the time so potential for a little extra noise too although I've not yet found out if that's an issue. The 02R handles every dynamic mic I've ever plug into 9-16 and with 'shouty' bands I usually use the pad anyways..

I'll know more after a shakedown show on Wed (acoustic night) so we'll see. :ph34r: The jury is still out... :lol:
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Posted 14 September 2017 - 01:31 AM

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03D in service this evening - the 02Rs can be been looming in the background on the lower pic.

Initial impressions are good as it's essentially a 'mini 02R' with some compromises / cuts but also some better ways of doing things. I'll discuss it in a little more detail tomorrow.. B)

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Posted 17 September 2017 - 08:08 PM

Well, I havent got a massive amount to say about it if i'm honest although I'll share a few observations..

1: Gain.. The pre-amps seem to have a different structure and a I guess a clue to that is the different figure (26dB vs 20dB) on the pad compared to those on the 02R. It's not a problem as appropriate settings are easily dialed in but simply required the pot in a different position than that of the larger console. I tested microphones in channels 13 and 14 to see if I could coax enough gain to make them useable (channels 9-16 are line only really but are still a balanced input) and whilst are a little borderline (requiring a 3'o'clock position on the pot) attained an acceptable result without noise. Whether the noise would be acceptable in a recording environment, I couldn't say but live it wasn't noticeable. Lastly, the 60mm faders reduce resolution a little with small movements making more difference than I'm used to. Secondly they only operate to a maximum of +6 as opposed to the usual +10 at the top. Neither are deal breakers but just a little different than the norm..

2: Effects.. They're a different set with different parameters than those on the 02R. Some of the reverb presets have the same patch names as in my REV 500 fx units and a number of the dual effect patches have more comprehensive parameters. There's also lesser spotted amp simulator and freeeze fx too. I haven't thoroughly gone through them but some of the stereo reverb / delay patches are very expansive creating a warm and large soundscape.

3: Navigation and control.. Something I didn't really notice at first but the lack of dedicated controls such as EQ and group assignments can slow things down a little. The jog wheel works in the same way but the navigation buttons and enter button are in a less 'comfortable' place positioned up on the the right rather than the lower right compared the 03Ds bigger brother. Again not really an issue in itself but the layout of the whole thing is a bit cramped. On the menu front, it's a little different again by the use of tabs along the top of the menu which is a nice touch and speeds navigation. To help further, a mouse can be plugged in so the tabs and parameters can be clicked directly rather than nav buttons, jog wheel and enter button.

As for the rest of the console in terms of operation and sound, it's very much the same as the 02R. Gates, compressors and EQ have the same facilities and seem to react in the same manner. I did however read somewhere about 44 bit internal processing as opposed to 32 bit in the 02R but I can't hear any improvement or difference - it might not even be a thing anyways.

Overall it's a very capable unit in a small footprint - theyre rackmountable with a kit - and some of the compromises are understandable. I'd rather take an 02R with the Unity card everytime (live, recording or otherwise) but as a little 'take anywhere, do anything' desk, it's a very useful tool. B)
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Posted 19 September 2017 - 04:11 PM

Good to hear! Along the lines of how I feel about my little stash of 01Vs. Handy, flexible and full of useful features considering the price point. Glad it's working for you!

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Posted 19 September 2017 - 07:25 PM

Thanks Mike, we'll see how it goes. B)
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 11:18 PM

Change is once again on the horizon..

I'm having the 02R I sold back in p/x for the 03D!
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Posted 24 September 2017 - 07:30 AM

Haha, that was short lived!

There's an 03D in a Cash Generator near me for 180 if you're after another.

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 07:42 PM

I know!

Despite it's bulk, I'd be happy to take an 02R anywhere to do anything because of it's flexible internal struture and facilities. I know the 03D shares much of this but there's that thing in my head of me arriving somewhere to do something and having to compromise rather than doing the job properly on an 02R..

£180 sounds like a bargain but I'll stick with going back to the larger format machine. B)
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Posted 25 September 2017 - 07:38 PM

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 10:21 PM

Hi Matt,

I used the ML3000 the other day to mix a few tracks that I recorded in Reason, then bounced out to the Fostex G24S tape machine, then mixed via the ML3000. After using the ML3000 and G24S I've decided to hang onto them....I'll get little for them and they're both now in top condition so I'm going to re-jig the studio to give me more room and start recording straight to tape.

One thing that foxed me on the ML3000. Is there no independent PFL volume control for the monitor volume? I suppose with it being a live desk, the PFL level is mainly for use with headphones (where of course you can then set the level of the cans) but I have the 'monitor outs' hooked up to my ROTEL hi-fi amp (jacks to RCA). I found that the level of the 'LR' when sent to the amp was quieter than when a single channel was PFL'd. Any workarounds or am I doing something wrong?
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Posted 04 October 2017 - 10:25 AM

I don't blame you; between the tape machine and the ML you've got a very cool setup there, Al.. I'd love a tape machine but I just can't justify it at the min.

As for the PFL issue, I'm not sure there is a work around. Our old GL3000 didn't have an independant PFL / AFL bus level control - as you suggested it was simply dictated by the headphones level. On my 5000, there's not a level control as such but it does have a trim of + or - 12dB to balance between mix / solo but again no speciific level control for the solo bus..
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Posted 17 October 2017 - 12:55 AM

Well we've started to re-record some of the tracks that were done a while back as they've changed a bit in the time since they were originally recorded. I've been using lots the gear I've acquired over the last few years including the big Allen & Heath, one of the MOTU interfaces and of course one of the three Yamaha 02R consoles amongst bits of outboard and what feels like miles of cables..

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The drums have been tracked as has the bass, rhythm guitar and wurlitzer piano but theres plenty more recording to do before we start to mix. I've used the Yamaha as the 'in' using up to eight simultaneous direct outs switched to post fader / eq. It will all later be mixed on the big ML via the out board and some plugins within the software (old CuBase).

Of partiicular note are the analogue cards in the 02R as they were recently purchased from Althemusicwizard of this great online community - I rather foolishly sold my original ones a few months back. We live and learn!
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Posted 17 October 2017 - 06:57 AM

Loving the old school monitor! :D

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Posted 17 October 2017 - 04:35 PM

Ha, I know - the computer is equally vintage too! It's an old P4 based machine running XP and CuBase SX but it allowed me to keep the recordings going at work after a recent sucession of increasingly frustrating failures of much newer machines. Thankfully that's all sorted now with me back on Win 7 / PT / AudioDesk there so it seemed logical to put this in our rehearsal space and make use of it. :lol:
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Posted Today, 01:46 PM

It'd all been going too well lately hadn't it?

I think I've had a PSU fail in one of the 02Rs at work - nothing lit up except the meter-bridge which was cycling through what looked like a self test routine. There's a thread on another forum of another console doing the same thing which turned out to be PSU / connector related so fingers crossed it's nothing horrendous or too expensive. I'm dropping it off for repair tomorrow. The console isn't the same one that failed before, it's the 'other' one that came from London via eBay. It has a couple of sticky faders so I'll get the repair man to address this too..

For now I swapped the cards and O/S chips over into the 'spare' console that was used for tracking on Monday so everything is at least usable at work.
Trace Elliot V4 MKII Head..

SWR Goliath Jr III x 2..

Yamaha NE-1.

'01 Warwick Streamer LX5.

'06 Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass.

Yamaha 02R x3 plus an Allen & Heath ML5000

Aka 'Matt Sound' from the Rigger.

Recording and Mastering engineer. https://www.facebook...ynkronizemedia/

My Bikes..
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'97 Honda ST1100 A
'80 Honda CX500 A
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