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Black Lion Audio B12A MkII 500 Mic Pre

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$599.00
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Quick Overview

he B12A MkII 500 is a single-channel, 500 series microphone preamp in the style of an API® 312A. It features a CineMag input transformer, an Edcor output transformer, a Hi-Z input, phantom power, pad, and phase.

The B12A MkII 500 packs the same punch as its 1⁄2 rack cousin, but in the convenient and flexible 500 series format. The API®-style design features a delicious CineMag input transformer, serves up huge portions of low-noise gain, and has the same classic American rock sound that the original API® 312A is known for! Get ready to fill your lunchbox®, ‘cause once you go Black Lion Audio, you never go back!

 

The B12A MkII 500 is a single-channel, 500 series microphone preamp in the style of an API® 312A. It features a CineMag input transformer, an Edcor output transformer, a Hi-Z input, phantom power, pad, and phase. Its plentiful, low-noise gain makes it easy to use with a wide range of microphones in live, broadcast, and studio environments. Its ultra-punchy, detailed Hi-Z input is perfect for capturing keyboards, synthesizers, and drum machines. It’s the ideal companion to pillowy, fat sounds, and will liven up a mix with an undeniable energy!

 

Features

• 500 Series format (lunchbox® required)

• Cinemag Input Transformer

• Edcor Output Transformer

• 70dB Gain

• Hi-Z Input (passive, unbalanced)

• Phantom Power

• 18dB Pad

• Phase Switch

Specs

Mic Section

• Max Microphone Input Level: +1dBu

• Input Impedance: 200Ω

• Pad: 18dB

• Gain (no pad): +26dB to +70dB

• Equivalent Input Noise (noise floor): -120dB

•THD+N (@ +4dBu output):

•.010% @ +22 dBu
•.010% @ +36 dBu
•.041% @ +56 dBu
•.122% @ +66 dBu

• Bandwidth (1kHz, 150Ω source,

unweighted): 10Hz to 30kHz

D.I. Section

• Max D.I. Input Level: +18dBu

• Input Impedance: 500kΩ

• Pad: none

• Gain: +10dB to +53dB

• Equivalent Input Noise (noise floor): -94dB

•THD+N (@ +4dBu output):

•.009% @ +10 dBu
•.115% @ +36 dBu

• Bandwidth (1kHz, 600Ω unbalanced

source, unweighted): 10Hz to 30kHz

Output Section

• Max Output Level: +28dBu

• Output Impedance: 600Ω

Power Supply

• +/- 15v (lunchbox® supply)

Product Dimensions

• 1.5” x 6.5” x 5.25”

Product Weight

• .8 lbs

Shipping Dimensions

• 13” x 11” x 5”

Shipping Weight

• 1.8 lbs

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