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ART Tube MP - Tube Microphone Pre-Amplifier With 48v Phantom Power

Product Code ARTUBEMP
Manufacturer ART Applied Research and Technology

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The Tube MP is the world's most popular external tube microphone preamp. Whether you're working with a digital, computer or analog recording system, the Tube MP's TEC award nominated design will allow you to obtain professional recording studio results at a fraction of the cost of comparable equipment. The hybrid design of the Tube MP allows it to add warmth and fatness to a signal while maintaining exceptionally low-noise and high quality. While its primary application is to be used with a microphone, the Tube MP is an exceptional direct box - impedance matching, amplifying and improving the sound of any instrument plugged into it.

The usage of external mic/line preamps has become increasingly popular over the past several years. The Tube MP offers superior performance and sound quality to the "on-board" preamps found in today's low-cost mixers and multi-trackers. It's sound has been consistently favored over other products costing upwards to ten-times its price. Professional quality sound combined with professional features like: a hand-selected 12AX7a tube, phantom power and phase reverse are what have made the Tube MP a staple in thousands of studios worldwide. For a minimal investment, a Tube MP can provide the single largest improvement to the sound of your studio.


Provides Superior Preamplification for: Microphones, Instruments and Line Level Sources

Hand Selected 12AX7a Provides 70dB of Gain Smooth, Warm and Fat Sound Quality

Variable Input and Output Gain Controls

Excellent as a Tube DI

XLR and 1/4" Inputs and Outputs +48 volts

Phantom Power

Phase Reversal Switch

Superior Sonic Performance to On-Board Preamps

TEC-Award Nominated Design

Portable, All Steel Construction

1 Year Warranty


Frequency Response 10Hz to 20kHz (+0,-1dB)

Total Harmonic Distortion <0.1% (typical)

CMMR > 75dB (typ @1kHz)

Dynamic Range > 100dB (20Hz to 20kHz)

Equivalent Input Noise -129dBu ('A' weighted XLR to XLR)

Input Impedance 2k ohms (XLR), 840K ohms (1/4")

Maximum Gain 70dB (XLR to XLR typical)

Maximum Input Level +14dBu (XLR), +22dBu (1/4")

Maximum Output Level +28dBu (XLR), +22dBu (1/4")

Output Impedance 600 ohms (XLR), 300 ohms (1/4")

Power Requirements 9 VAC @ 700ma (typ)

Dimensions 5.0"D x 5.5"W x 2.0"H

Weight 1.5 lbs

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