Warm Audio WA273 2-Channel Microphone Preamp

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Get it: 28th Sep. - 2nd Oct.

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.

All Products are new unless stated, and include a minimum of 2 years warranty.

Some items are only eligible for money back guarantee if they are returned to us unused and sealed in the original packaging, and in the case of software, unregistered. These items include:

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  • Mouthpieces, Reeds etc… for Woodwind and Brass instruments
  • Mouth / Lip Care Products

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  • Premium-Grade Two-Channel Preamp
  • Custom UK Carnhill Transformers
  • Fully Discrete, Class-A Electronics
  • 4-Position Inductor Based Hipass Filter
  • Tone Button & Polarity Switch

Warm Audio WA273 2-Channel Microphone Preamp

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The Warm Audio WA273 is a premium-grade 2-channel microphone preamp. The WA273 boasts custom UK-made Carnhill transformers and a fully hand-wired and hand-assembled design. The fully discrete Class-A electronics ensure optimal audio fidelity and performance, resulting a full-bodied and defined sound. The WA273 Preamp also includes a 4-position inductor-based hipass filter for added flexibility. 80dB of gain is available via the resistor stepped gain switch, and the preamp also includes a Tone button for changing the way the tone sounds.

Product Ref: 105054

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Dual-Channel Mic Preamp

The Warm Audio preamp is ideal for both studio and live applications, with its versatile design ensuring optimal audio fidelity no matter the input source. The WA273 utilises fully discrete Class- A electronics, suited to a wide range of equipment. From Condensers to Ribbon microphones and from electric guitars to pianos, the WA273 will process it all, in immense detail.

In-Depth Control Section

The comprehensive yet ergonomic control section is comprised of a 80dB gain switch, as well as a Tone button and a 4-position inductor based hipass filter. The Tone control changes the input transformer impedance, resulting in a varied tone for added flexibility, ideal for use with instruments and vocals alike. With 80dB of gain in total, the preamp gives you more than enough headroom to process a range of instruments and microphone types. The hipass filter is great for removing unwanted low-end response, highly useful when it comes to recording microphones and high-end-based instruments.

Versatile Connectivity

It features a vast range of connectivity, allowing you to connect a wide range of external musical instruments and equipment. It boasts an XLR mic input, line-level TRS input, TS Send/Receive insert jacks, as well as XLR and TRS line-level outputs. A direct input is also included for processing and recording instruments such as electric guitars. There is also an output control potentiometer for controlling your levels with ease.

Rack-Mountable Design

The streamlined and ergonomic layout provides annotated controls with high-quality fittings, optimising your workflow. The WA273 utilises tantalum and polystyrene capacitors and an output transistor choice for a smooth response when the gain settings are pushed. Additionally, it boasts built-in 48V Phantom Power, a Polarity switch, a ground lift switch and a built-in LED level meter.

Features

  • Dual channel, class A microphone preamp
  • UK made Carnhill Transformers
  • Hand wired, hand assembled
  • 80dB of gain - resistor stepped gain switch
  • Fully discrete
  • TONE button - Changes input transformer impedance for varying tone
  • Polarity switch
  • 48v phantom power
  • 4 position inductor based hipass filter - 50, 80, 160, 300 Hz
  • XLR mic input
  • Line level TRS input
  • TS Send/Receive insert jacks
  • XLR & TRS line level outputs
  • Direct in, instrument input
  • Output control
  • LED level indication
  • 19" rackable
  • Freq response 20Hz - 20kHz +/-.5 dB
  • Ground lift switch
  • Internal IEC 115v/230v power inlet
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