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Ted FletcherTed Fletcher
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    Yes, that’s right, the circuit of the earlier Mk1 needed a reverse log pot…. and I still have a few of these!

    The Mk 2 uses a 22K lin pot…. the circuit is quite different. Both mixers sound very good, mainly because of the high overload margins and the delightfully simple Baxandall EQ, but I actually prefer the sound of the Mk 1 although technically it is inferior…. the mic amp distortion is on the high side…. but it is ‘class A’ so the distortion is pleasantly harmonic. :)

    (Apologies for my error on an earlier post….. saying that the gain pot was the same on both models!)

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