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.
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|Frequency Response||10Hz to 20kHz (+0,-1dB)|
|Total Harmonic Distortion||<0.1% (typical)|
|CMMR||> 75dB (typ @1kHz)|
|Dynamic Range||> 100dB (20Hz to 20kHz)|
|Equivalent Input Noise||-129dBu ('A' weighted XLR to XLR)|
|Input Impedance||2k ohms (XLR), 840K ohms (1/4")|
|Maximum Gain||70dB (XLR to XLR typical)|
|Maximum Input Level||+14dBu (XLR), +22dBu (1/4")|
|Maximum Output Level||+28dBu (XLR), +22dBu (1/4")|
|Output Impedance||600 ohms (XLR), 300 ohms (1/4")|
|Power Requirements||9 VAC @ 700ma (typ)|
|Dimensions||5.0"D x 5.5"W x 2.0"H|