Audient are well-known for their excellent preamps and audio technology, so the simplicity of this Sono unit intrigued us. Presented in a desk-friendly metal casing, the hardware side of things gets a big thumbs up as the unit can be used for practice applications with headphones, as well as a valve preamp and modelling amp. Although the unit was primarily designed for guitar use, hence the inclusion of a 12AX7 valve in the front end, the bass application is a no less viable option. With a threeband EQ, an array of inputs and outputs and level indicators, the physical hardware is simply laid out and easy to use.
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