Originally Posted by normen
Compatibility, yeah and... sound??!!
Some "classic" devices then-flaws are now-standards.. As well as some of their "limitations". So many people already cheered about the simplicity of the LA-2As two knobs, also professionals. Maybe somebody would be utterly sad because he used some zipper noise or something else that would be considered a "flaw" as a base for his sound
I was just listening to an interview with a former Lexicon engineer (Michael Carnes) who said he recently built a test device with all of the "flaws" of the past hardware solutions and it was 4-5 times more CPU intensive! Going 'retro' isn't always the simplest solution. ;-)
Giles Reaves, aka 'selig'
Audio Illusionist, Musical Technologist
Selig Audio, LLC