Quote Originally Posted by Ghostman View Post
Is there a tonal difference with the Preamp in the PI stage? Also, what happens with differing preamp gain rates, such as a low 5751 vs a hot 12AX7?
I haven't found that, no. I guess if you're pushing it hard, likely. Put a 12AU7 in the 4010 and you have more leeway when setting the volume. It normally goes from quiet to shit balls loud by breathing on the MV.