dbx 540 Tube Mic Preamp with Optical Compressor
dbx 540 Tube Mic Preamp with Optical CompressorDetails
The dbx 540 Tube Mic Preamp is a single-slot 500-series microphone preamp that boasts pristine audio output and a superior-quality design. The dbx 540 features an interchangeable 12AX7 preamp tube that is perfect for experimenting with a variety of both modern and vintage tubes until the 540 delivers the sound and performance you desire. The dbx 540 is also equipped with a super-fast in-line optical compressor, responsive hand-machined controls and LME49720 low distortion/low noise Op Amps; Push and shape the tone of any microphone with the full-featured dbx 540 Tube Mic Preamp.
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- Suitable for use in all 500-series-compatible systems
- 12AX7 electron tube
- Class A transformerless high voltage signal path
- Adjustable optical compressor
- Switchable phantom power
- Switchable phase invert
- Switchable -20dB pad
- Dual-function VU meter: master volume/gain reduction
- Input gain control
- Output volume control
- Mic/Line Inputs: TRS Balanced
- Impedance: 3k Ohms
- Mic Input Gain: 10db - 60dB
- Phase Reversal: Switchable
- Phantom Power: +48V, Switchable
- Instrument Input: 1/4'' Jack Unbalanced (Or XLR from Rear Panel
- Instrument Input Gain: 0dB - 45dB
- Outputs: XLR + 1/4'' Jack
- Line Input Frequency Response: 10Hz - 40kHz within 1dB
- Mic Input Frequency Response: 10Hz - 40kHz within 2.5dB
- Compressor Ratio: 1:1 - 10:1
- Compressor Attack: 1ms - 100ms
- Compressor Release: 0.1s - 3s
- Shelving Filter: 80Hz
- Slope: 16dB
- VU Meter: -20dBu - +3dBu
- THD: 0.05% (Unweighted)
- Signal to Noise: >101dB
- Power Supply: 500 Series Power Supply Required
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