What can I say about a Neve 1073 that hasn't be said before? It is incredible on absolutely every source. Vocals feel present and thick. Guitars jump out at you. Drums saturate in a way that adds compression without losing punch. The EQ is musical and intuitive and this thing has headroom for days. Read more
My only regret is not getting one sooner. I've used BAE 1073s and other clones and was convinced "I just don't like THAT sound" but always baffled me how most of the world swears by this style of preamp. Well now it is clear to me that only Neve does Neve like Neve can! Worth every penny. Once again Mario took incredible care of me and even spent a good 45 minutes explaining all the differences between the current Neve offerings making me feel confident the DPX was exactly the right one for me.