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Set it, forget it, and record better vocals! This do-it-all mic preamp/channel strip gives you dbx compression, expander/gate, de-esser and "enhancer" EQ. Learn more...
Cloud Microphones CL-1 Cloudlifter Mic Activator
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Not getting enough gain out of your dynamic or ribbon microphones? Put the Cloudlifter in line, and boost your signal with up to 25 dB of transparent gain. Learn more...
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Get more out of your mics with this 2-channel tube preamp! Shape sounds with variable impedance, selectable plate voltage, 15-150 Hz high-pass, and more. Learn more...
Warm Audio WA73-EQ 1073-Style Microphone Preamplifier and Equalizer
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With custom Carnhill transformers, 80 dB of sweet gain, and that musical 3-band inductor EQ, this is Warm Audio's homage to the Holy Grail '73 mic preamp. Learn more...
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With Warm Audio's version of the classic Melcor 1731 and Jensen 918 op-amps, and 71 dB of gain on tap, this Beast lends character to any source you plug in. Learn more...
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Warm worked hard to nail the API 312 preamp vibe. Then, they racked up 4 channels in one rack space. Plug into this for fat, punchy lows and 312-style mojo. Learn more...
Golden Age Project Pre-73 Jr. Microphone Preamplifier
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Warm up microphones or DI sources with this "Junior" edition of the Pre-73, and get Golden Age's take on the Neve 1073 preamp for a more affordable price. Learn more...
Warm Audio WA73 1073-Style Single-Channel Microphone Preamplifier
Warm Audio WA73 1073-Style Single-Channel Microphone Preamplifier
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Hand-wired with custom UK-made Carnhill transformers, Warm Audio's 1073-clone mic preamp gives you 80 dB of gain and boatloads of vintage British character. Learn more...
PreSonus Studio Channel Tube Microphone Preamp
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More than just a mic preamp, the Studio Channel lends warm tube character to your tracks and helps shape your sound with a VCA compressor and three-band EQ. Learn more...
Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Multi-channel Microphone Preamplifier
Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Multi-channel Microphone Preamplifier
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Expand your studio with 8 Scarlett mic preamps and 8 channels of Focusrite A/D at up to 192 kHz! The OctoPre connects to your interface with an ADAT cable. Learn more...
Cloud Microphones CL-2 Cloudlifter Mic Activator
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Add up to +25 dB of clean, quiet gain to low-output dynamic or ribbon microphones, with the 2-channel Cloudlifter phantom-powered in-line mic preamplifier. Learn more...
Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic Microphone Preamplifier
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Add 8 mic preamp channels to your studio via ADAT! Focusrite's Dynamic version of the Scarlett OctoPre adds easy-to-use one-knob compressors on each channel. Learn more...
Heritage Audio HA73EQX2 Elite Series 2-Channel Microphone Preamplifier with Equalizer
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What's better than a great 1073 clone? Two of them! Heritage Audio's HA73EQX2 gives you two preamp channels with musical EQ and tons of classic character. Learn more...
Golden Age Project Pre-73 MKIII Microphone Preamplifier
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Record through Golden Age's take on the classic Neve 1073 mic preamp! This MKIII version adds a switchable high-pass filter and switchable 30 kHz AIR boost. Learn more...
ART Voice Channel Tube Microphone Preamp System with Digital In/Out
ART Voice Channel Tube Microphone Preamp System with Digital In/Out
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Fatten your vocal tracks with this tube mic preamp's selectable plate voltage and variable impedance -- then record to your computer via USB, ADAT or S/PDIF. Learn more...
Warm Audio WA273-EQ 1073-Style Two Channel Microphone Preamp and EQ
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A two-channel '73-style mic preamp/EQ in an affordable package? Yes, please! Warm Audio's take on the 1073 delivers 80 dB of gain and 3-band EQ -- times two. Learn more...
Focusrite Clarett OctoPre Microphone Preamp with AD/DA Converter
Focusrite Clarett OctoPre Microphone Preamp with AD/DA Converter
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Add 8 Focusrite Clarett mic preamps and 8 channels of 192 kHz/24-bit AD/DA to your studio! With analog and digital I/O, the Clarett OctoPre fits any setup. Learn more...
Warm Audio WA12 MKII Classic 312-Style Analog Microphone Preamp
Warm Audio WA12 MKII Classic 312-Style Analog Microphone Preamp
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Liven up any source! Inspired by the API 312, the WA12 MKII pre delivers 71 dB of clear, warm gain with switchable impedance and a Melcor 1731-style op-amp. Learn more...
Black Lion Audio B12A Quad 4-Channel Microphone Preamplifier
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BLA packed 4 B12A mic preamps into a 1-rack space to build this Quad. Plug into 4 channels of punchy API 312A-style gain, Cinemag transformers and all. Learn more...
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Behringer MIC100 Tube Ultragain Microphone Preamp with Limiter
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