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Avalon RM2 2-Unit Rackmount Kit for U5
The Avalon RM-2 joins 2 U5 or M5's together in a standard 19 in. rack. The RM-2 contains 2 stainless steel rack ears, 2 T-bars, and 10 stainless steel screws.
Priced from 100.00
Behringer MIC2200 Ultragain Pro
Like its predecessor, the new Behringer Ultragain Pro MIC2200 is once again causing a sensation. It's the ideal extension to your console, sampler, hard disk recording system, or DAT recorder. The extremely low-noise, high-end 2-channel microphone/line preamp with its warm tube sound lends your most demanding instrumental and vocal recordings incredible detail resolution and musical warmth. Helpful supplementary functions and dramatically improved sound make the Ultragain PRO an indispensable addition to your outboard gear.
Priced from 108.99
PreSonus TubePre Single Channel Microphone Preamp with VU Meter
The TUBEPre is a single channel preamp based on a 12AX7 vacuum tube circuit that provides a stable, transformer-free signal path. The unit can be used as the first stage of a live or studio system, as a mic preamp or direct box. The dual-servo gain stage design employs no capacitors providing ultra-low noise performance and wide dynamic control that allows the TUBEPre to boost the desirable signal without increasing unwanted background noise.
Priced from 129.95
Studio Projects VTB1 Variable Tube Microphone Preamp
The new Studio Projects VTB-1 is the ultimate in low cost mic preamplifier technology. Incorporating true class A/B switching, the VTB-1 is a totally discrete circuit. Unique to the VTB-1 is the "Tube Drive." The Tube Drive is a variable drive to a 12AX7, that allows the user to blend as little, or as much of the Tube Drive they want. This VTB-1 allows the user the most flexibility of any mic preamplifier in it's price class.
Priced from 149.95
Avalon M5 Pure Class A Half Rack Preamplifier
Avalon microphone preamplifiers have been in use around the world since 1986. All preamplifiers share the combined technologies of low ratio transformer balanced inputs coupled with high-voltage cascade FET twin bipolar discrete class A amplifiers.
Priced from 1575.00
M-Audio DMP3 Dual Mic Pre and Direct Box
Any professional recording engineer will tell you that quality microphone/instrument preamps are just as important as the microphones themselves. Unfortunately, the preamps found in most affordable mixers don't do justice to the rest of your gear and most high-quality preamps cost more than your computer. That's why M-Audio made the affordable new DMP3.
Priced from 159.00
Universal Audio LA-610 MkII Classic Tube Microphone Preamplifier
The LA-610 defined the affordable, ultimate vintage tone channel strip. So how can UA improve on tonal perfection in what was already a hit product? Enter the sequel... LA-610 Mk II, a second-generation revamp of the original 2005 LA-610 design. While the preamp and compressor are identical to the original LA-610 that users have come to know and love, user-requested features such as true compressor bypass, larger metering, improved output signal, an auto-sensing power supply have been added bringing the end user an enhanced user experience. The LA-610 Mk II also features the highly popular "black on black" cosmetics of the LA-610 Signature Edition.
Priced from 1599.00
ART Pro Channel Microphone Preamp and Compressor (Model 215)
The Pro Channel from ART is the latest offering from the world's most popular tube dynamics processing manufacturer. ART engineers have combined the world-renowned Pro MPA, Pro VLA, and Tube EQ into a single product - creating the world's best-sounding and most affordable professional recording channel.
Priced from 179.95
dbx 286S Microphone Preamplifier
The dbx 286S is a full featured Channel Strip Processor that delivers a studio quality microphone/instrument preamplifier and four processors that can be used independently or in any combination. Why mic up vocals and instruments through a noisy, blurry mixer? The sonically pristine dbx 286S Mic Preamp has all the features you need, including wide-ranging input gain control, switchable +48V phantom power, and an 80Hz high-pass filter to remove low frequency hum, rumble or wind.
Priced from 199.95
Universal Audio 4-710D 4-Channel Microphone Preamp
The Universal Audio 4-710d is a boutique quality, four-channel microphone/line preamplifier with unique tube and solid-state tone blending capabilities, perfect for a wide range of microphone and instrument sources. This versatile multi-channel preamp offers selectable 1176-style compression circuitry on each channel, plus four additional line inputs feeding eight channels of pristine analog-to-digital conversion. Building upon UA's classic analog design approach, combined with smart modern features, the 4-710d is the most flexible preamp in the UA lineup.
Priced from 1999.00
Universal Audio 2-610S Silverface Dual Channel Tube Preamplifier
The Universal Audio 2-610 is based on the legendary Universal Audio 610 modular console. Designed by Bill Putnam, the Universal Audio 610 was among the first modular recording consoles. Early Universal Audio consoles were used in all of Putnam's studios including Universal Recording in Chicago and United/Western in Los Angeles. Many prominent engineers such as Bruce Swedien began their careers in these studios with this classic rotary knob console. The 610 was particularly well noted for its preamplifier, and has left its mark on countless classic recordings from Frank Sinatra to Van Halen, to the seminal Brian Wilson recording, Pet Sounds.
Priced from 2099.00
PreSonus ADL600 Anthony DeMaria Labs Microphone Preamp
The PreSonus ADL 600 is a high voltage Class A, two channel tube microphone preamplifier designed by world-renown tube circuit designer Anthony DeMaria. The ADL 600 is packed with six high-voltage vacuum tubes (three per channel), military-grade switched attenuators, analog VU and LED metering as well as instrument input, line input and selectable microphone input impedance. The ADL 600 utilizes extremely high voltage power rails (600V peak to peak) delivering 75dB of gain, over 30dB of headroom, and extremely wide frequency range of 5Hz to 80kHz within 0.5dB. The combination of Anthony DeMaria's preamplifier design and PreSonus state-of-the-art manufacturing process achieves a new standard in hand-made, high-voltage tube preamplifiers.
Priced from 2195.95
Avalon VT-737SP Class A Mic Processor
The Avalon VT-737SP features a combination of TUBE preamplifiers, opto-compressor, sweep equalizer, output level, and VU metering in a 2U space.
Priced from 2250.00
ART DPSII Digital Preamplifier System
Twin high performance discrete preamplifiers with local feedback are coupled with flexible V3(Variable Valve Voicing) 12AX7A gain stage (which delivers both flexibility and consistency in settings) and choice of analog and digital outputs.
Priced from 229.00
PreSonus BlueTube DP Stereo Tube Microphone Preamp
The Bluetube dual path stereo microphone/instrument preamplifier delivers the best of both worlds with solid state transparency and tube warmth. Each channel features dual path technology; enabling separate control between a transparent solid state preamp stage and a tube preamp stage, delivering a wide range of sounds from pristine and clear to fat and warm. The Bluetube DP is the perfect front-end microphone/instrument preamp for any digital audio workstation.
Priced from 229.95
Universal Audio 6176 Vintage Channel Strip
The 6176 Vintage Channel Strip combines the alluring, all-tube sounds of the legendary Bill Putnam-designed 610 microphone preamp, with the signature FET compression of our 1176LN, to create the ultimate recording channel strip. The warm, smooth tones of this mic preamp design -- employed to record everyone from Frank Sinatra to Van Halen I -- and the unique characteristics of the compressor, are two major reasons why the 6176 is found in studios around the world.
Priced from 2399.00
Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter Ribbon Microphone Preamplifier
Elevate your sound with the Cloudlifter. Recording with ribbon mics has never been easier. Designed by Stephen Sank to interface passive low output ribbon microphones with any phantom powered input device, it is completely safe for all passive microphones. The Cloudlifter takes the level of your low output ribbon microphone and lifts it over 20db. They work well with dynamics and ribbons alike, offering two channels of world class initial pre-amplification for any passive signal.
Priced from 249.00
Joemeek ThreeQ Pro Channel Strip
The Joemeek threeQ is like having one channel of a professional recording studio in a small box. It takes a microphone or instrument, amplifies it, compresses and equalizes it ready to be recorded. Simple to use yet extremely powerful, the threeQ will bring out the best in any microphone or instrument and give the gloss of a professional studio production to all your performances. As well as recording it will also be found useful for live work.
Priced from 249.95
ART Pro MPAII Microphone Preamplifier
The new ART ProMPA II is the next generation in affordable high performance microphone preamp technology. Each microphone input circuit, with selectable 48v phantom power, features variable input impedance which can radically vary the overall performance of any high quality dynamic or ribbon microphone. The ProMPA II can be configured for dual mono or stereo operation with selectable mid/side mic support, summing the adjacent channel, to decode left/right signals.
Priced from 269.00
PreSonus Studio Channel Tube Microphone Preamp
The Studio Channel is a professional channel strip combining Class A tube preamplifier, VCA-based compressor and three-band parametric equalizer perfect for the professional and project studio. Great for all types of microphones, instruments, keyboards and synths, the Studio Channel has the sonic power and flexibility to achieve any tone you can dream of - luscious in your face vocals, crystal clear acoustic guitars, fat solid bass guitar, dynamic acoustic piano, cracking snare, punchy bass, huge MPC tracks and more.
Priced from 299.95
Golden Age Pre-73 Microphone Preamplifier
The Pre73 provides a low cost alternative to microphone preamplification featuring a fully discrete signal path by utilizing separate transformers for the balanced mic input, the line input and the output. Similar to the circuit you would find in the Neve 1073 preamp/EQ with a remarkably similar output.
Priced from 299.99
Golden Age Pre-73 MKII Microphone Preamplifier
The Golden Age Pre-73 MKII is new and improved with a lower noise floor, and greater dynamic range. New features include an added rear-panel insert for EQ and dynamics processing. The Golden Age Pre-73 MKII provides a low cost alternative to microphone pre-amplification featuring a fully discrete signal path by utilizing separate transformers for the balanced mic input, the line input and the output. Similar to the circuit you would find in the Neve 1073 preamp/EQ with a remarkably similar output.
Priced from 349.00
ART Digital MPAII Microphone Preamplifier
The all new ART Digital MPA-II delivers all of the same great features of the ProMPA with the added versatility of digital output. Like the ProMPA-II, each input circuit has 48v phantom power and features variable input impedance which can radically vary the overall performance of any high quality dynamic or ribbon microphone. The Digital MPA-II can be configured for dual mono or stereo operation with selectable mid/side mic support, summing the adjacent channel, to decode left/right signals.
Priced from 379.95
Behringer MIC100 Tube Ultragain Microphone Preamp with Limiter
The Tube Ultragain Mic100 is a vacuum tube mic/line preamplifier with integrated limiter for studio, live and hard disk recording applications. It features a carefully selected 12AX7 vacuum tube with UTC technology for exceptional warmth and lowest noise. Thus, the Mic100 can be used to eliminate the "dull" sound of standard digital recorders and sound cards.
Priced from 38.99
ART Tube MP Microphone Preamp (Model 127)
The Tube MP is the world's most popular external tube microphone preamp. Whether you're working with a 4-track, hard-disk, or digital multi-track recorder, the Tube MP's TEC award nominated design will allow you to obtain professional recording studio results at a fraction of the cost of comparable equipment. The hybrid design of the Tube MP allows it to add warmth and fatness to a signal while maintaining exceptionally low-noise and high quality.
Priced from 39.95