Fredenstein Artistic Mic Preamp
The Fredenstein Artistic Mic Preamp offers you top of the line performance at a very affordable price. Featuring Fredenstein's proprietary OPA2 operational amplifier and an American-made steel-core output transformer, it is a high perfomance, solid build and incredible sounding mic preamp that represents an amazing Bang for your hard-earned Buck.
The Fredenstein Artistic Mic Preamp maintains all features you need on a preamp. The entire signal path is 100% discrete and with Fredenstein's own OPA2 amplifier and American made steel output transformer, Fredenstein can guarantee a professional sounding mic pre even for musicians recording at home with cost effective recording rigs. The features include a maximum gain of 65 dB, a 20 dB Pad, switchable polarity, selectable input impedance, and Phantom-Power support. Their new eight LED Peak-Meter with a 50 dB range gives the user a precise reading of the operating conditions. The 100 KOhms high impedance direct input is located on the front-panel accepts balanced and unbalanced signals and of course, your electric guitars and basses. As all Fredenstein products, the Artistic Pre is designed by a German-American team and manufactured in Taiwan. Parts quality is excellent, the build is solid and reliable and the list of performance specifications is clearly respectable and the result of proper design by real audio engineers.
Fredenstein Artistic Mic Preamp Features
- 100% discrete signal path; 65dB of gain
- Fredenstein's proprietary OPA2 op-amp
- High impedance direct input
- Build solid and reliable!
Fredenstein Artistic Mic Preamp Specifications
- Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20,000 Hz, +/- 1 dB
- Distortion: < 0.02% at +4 dBu Output Level
- Input Noise: < -127 dB
- Input Impedance: > 1500 Ohms or 300 Ohms Selectable
- DI Impedance: > 100 K Ohms
- Max. Input Level: + 24 dBu, Pad Activated
- Output Impedance: 600 Ohms
- Max. Output Level: + 26 dBu
- Input Attenuator: - 20 dB (Switchable)
Fredenstein Artistic Mic Preamp Includes
- 1 x Fredenstein Artistic Mic Preamp
- 1 Year Warranty
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I put it to work as soon as I received it! Tons of headroom extremely quiet. Used on drums primarily but sounds great on vocals. Compares favorably to the API 512C and is a viable alternative. BUY IT!
Ultra quiet, excellent sensitivity with 150 ohm mic sources. Extremely High gain. THIS ONE IS A WINNER ON ALL FRONTS! FYI: Tested with AKG C3000 (blackface version with 414 capsule)