Studio Tone Tools

Hardware effects, mic preamps, and processing plug-ins for $500 or less!

It’s that time of year again! Time to make your list and check it twice . . . whether you’re treating yourself to a new studio toy as a reward for being good this past year or making a not-so-subtle suggestion to someone who might want to reward your good behavior, we’ve got just the thing. We’ve collected the merriest mic preamps, hardware effects, and processing plug-ins we could find, with a big bonus: It’s all priced under $500!

Every studio deserves a new toy at the holidays. Make your studio happy with something from this list.