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Not quite an Avalon..The Presonus Eureka is a good clean preamp. The sound is calm even and not in your face. It gives you a clean, unaltered sound that works good for strings, voice and other delicate sources.
Class-A discrete transformer-coupled mic preamp Variable mic input impedance Compressor/limiter and 3-band parametric EQ Ultra-low noise and high headroom Optional 24-bit / 192K I/O card