“WARM have built an enviable reputation with emulations of classic outboard gear. Rather than re-box Chinese-made technology, WARM has produced a range of products at reasonable prices that stand up well to the original hardware they take their inspiration from. Indeed, my WARM WA-76 compressor sits alongside a vintage 1176 and if there is a difference between them sound quality-wise it’s no more than between different generations of the same equipment. Relatively recently, the company have moved into the microphone business and the two models under review here are the WA-251 and the WA-84, reviewed as a matched stereo pair.”
Read the full review here.