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1-channel channel strip with high-voltage, all-tube, Class A mic preamplifier

Input/Output

  • 1 unbalanced ¼” instrument input (front panel)
  • 1 transformer-balanced XLR line input
  • 1 transformer-balanced XLR mic input
  • 1 transformer-balanced XLR line output


Tube preamp

  • High-voltage, all-tube, Class A, dual-transformer design with one 12AT7 and two 6922 vacuum tubes
  • Input-source select switch
  • Variable microphone input impedance (150, 300, 900, 1,500Ω)
  • 8-position Gain switch
  • Variable Trim adjustment for final stage


Fully variable FET compressor

  • Attack, release, threshold, ratio, makeup gain
  • Bypass switch
  • Stereo link


Four-band, semi-parametric EQ with bypass

  • Two peak mid bands
  • High and low bands switchable peak/shelving
  • Overlapping frequency ranges
  • Fixed Q (0.55)
  • Switchable pre-/post-compressor
  • Bypass switch


Meters, Controls, and Other Features

  • Ultra-low noise (-100 dB S/N ratio) and high gain (>73 dB gain)
  • Dual-mode analog VU metering (output and gain reduction)
  • -6 dB meter-offset switch (for metering hot signals)
  • Variable high-pass filter (20, 40, 80, 200 Hz)
  • 48V phantom power
  • Polarity-invert switch
  • -20 dB pad


Physical

  • 2U 19” rack-mountable, rugged steel chassis
  • Internal power supply with standard IEC connector
  • Chassis-ground link connectors (lift chassis ground)

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