ART Tube MP Tube Mic Preamp with 48V Phantom Power
The Tube MP is the world's most popular external tube microphone preamp. Whether you're working with a digital, computer or analog recording system, 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. While its primary application is to be used with a microphone, the Tube MP is an exceptional direct box - impedance matching, amplifying and improving the sound of any instrument plugged into it. The usage of external mic/line preamps has become increasingly popular over the past several years. The Tube MP offers superior performance and sound quality to the on-board preamps found in today's low-cost mixers and multi-trackers. It's sound has been consistently favored over other products costing upwards to ten-times its price. Professional quality sound combined with professional features like: a hand-selected 12AX7a tube, phantom power and phase reverse are what have made the Tube MP a staple in thousands of studios worldwide. For a minimal investment, a Tube MP can provide the single largest improvement to the sound of your studio.
Specifications: • Dynamic range: >100 dB (20 Hz to 20 kHz) • Equivalent input noise: -129 dBu ('A' weighted XLR to XLR) • Frequencyr esponse: 10 Hz to 20 kHz (+0,-1dB) • Input impedance: 2k ohms (XLR), 840K ohms (1/4") • Maximum gain: 70 dB (XLR to XLR typical) • Maximum input level: +14 dBu (XLR), +22 dBu (1/4") • Maximum output level • +28 dBu (XLR), +22 dBu (1/4") • Output impedance: 600 ohms (XLR), 300 ohms (1/4") • Total harmonic distortion: <0.1% (typical) • CMMR: >75 dB (typical @ 1 kHz) • Power requirements: 9 VAC @ 700mA (typical) • Dimensions: 5.0" D x 5.5" W x 2.0" H.