Black Lion Audio Auteur MKII-500 Preamp

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2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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  • Dual-Channel 500 Series Mic Preamp
  • Edcor Output Transformers
  • Extended Frequency Response
  • Built-In Phantom Power
  • Phase Switch & 10dBu Pad

Black Lion Audio Auteur MKII-500 Preamp

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The Black Lion Audio Auteur MKII-500 Twin Channel Preamp is a compact, dual-channel microphone preamplifier with built-in Phantom Power and Edcor output transformers. The Auteur has long been a keystone in a lot of studios, providing the perfect combination of transparency and colour in a compact 500 series module. The Auteur MKII-500 builds on the success of the original, mastering the balance between vintage and modern day preamp units. The revamped gain stage produces a higher gain as well as minimising noise and distortion, with an extended frequency range for optimal audio quality. The Auteur MKII-500 Preamp is ideal for both vocal and instrumental performances, providing a clear yet rich sound that will cut through any mix.

Product Ref: 86922

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Best Of Both Worlds

Building on the success of the original Auteur model, the Auteur MKII-500 Channel Preamp provides the perfect balance between vintage grit and warmth with modern day sheen. The extended frequency response and revamped gain stage all help to contribute to the stellar audio quality the Auteur MKII produces. Providing grit and colour to any input, the Black Lion Audio Auteur MKII Preamp also includes built-in Phantom Power for connecting studio-grade condenser microphones. The preamp also includes an Edcor output transformer for optimal audio performance, ensuring you capture every nuance of your source audio while retaining its natural harmonic qualities.

500 Series Module

The Black Lion Audio Auteur MKII-500 bases its design on the rack version of the Auteur MKII but with the addition of a Hi-Z input for connecting instruments such as electric guitars. The Auteur MKII is perfect for a range of recording applications from drums and electric guitars to vocal performances and more. The revamped gain stage also ensures lower noise and lower distortion for optimal audio quality and performance value. In addition to the built-in Phantom Power, the preamp includes a Phase Switch and a 13dBU pad for added convenience.

Features

  • Single channel
  • 500 series format (500 rack required)
  • Ultra high-speed input stages
  • Edcor Output Transformer
  • 67dB Gain
  • Extended frequency response
  • Phantom Power
  • Phase Switch
  • 13dBu Pad
  • XLR Microphone Input
  • TRS Line Output (balanced)

Specifications

Mic Section
  • Max Microphone Input Level: +1dBu
  • Input Impedance: 6000 Ohms
  • Pad: 13dBu
  • Gain (no pad): +16dB to +67dB
  • Equivalent Input Noise (noise floor): -108dBu
  • THD+N (@ +4dBu output):
    • .0046 percent @ +12 dBu Gain
    • .0064 percent @ +24 dBu gain
    • .012 percent @ +32dBu gain
    • .028 percent @ +40 dBu gain
    • .085 percent @ +50dBu gain
    • .3 percent @ 62dBu gain
  • Bandwidth (1kHz, 600Ω unbalanced source, unweighted): 10Hz to 30kHz
D.I. Section
  • Max D.I. Input Level: +18dBu
  • Input Impedance: 2.2M Ohms
  • Pad: 13dBu
  • Gain: +16dB to +67dB
  • Equivalent Input Noise (noise floor): -82dB
  • THD+N (@ +4dBu output):
    • .007 percent @ +12 dBu
    • .11 percent @ +40 dBu
  • Bandwidth (1kHz, 600 Ohms unbalanced / source, unweighted): 10Hz to 30kHz
Output Section
  • Max Output Level: +28dBu
  • Output Impedance: 600 Ohms
General
  • Power Supply: +/- 15v off 500 rack
  • Dimensions: 1.5” x 6.5” x 5.25”
  • Product Weight: .8 lbs
  • Shipping Dimensions 13” x 11” x 5”
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8lbs