Tube-Tech MEC1A Channel Strip

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Product Code: 9999-08872
Tube-Tech MEC1A
$4,950.00
UPC:
889406081215
Availability: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Weeks

Tube-Tech MEC1A Channel Strip

The Tube-Tech MEC1A Channel Strip encompasses the all tube based designs of the Tube-Tech MP1A Preamp, the Tube-Tech EQ1A Equalizer and the Tube-Tech CL1B Compressor in a powerful, two-unit recording package!

The Tube-Tech MEC1A Channel Strip is designed and hand crafted to deliver the warmth of vintage quality recordings with unrivaled accuracy, purity and realism.The MEC1A is a one channel recording unit, featuring a microphone preamplifier equalizer and compressor. At the heart of the shelving and bell filters you will find a tube operational amplifier.

The Tube-Tech MEC1A Channel Strip is all tube based except for the power supply. Input and Output have fully floating transformers. All DC voltages are stabilized, except the anode voltage for the output stage.

Tube-Tech MEC1A Channel Strip Features

  • Tube based "three-in-one" recording solution
  • Microphone Preamplifier
    • +20 dB to +70 dB Gain
    • Phantom Power (+48 V)
    • Phase Reverse
    • -20 dB pad
    • Lowcut filter
    • High-impedance DI-input (>1 Mohm) for direct connection of guitar, bass or keyboard
  • Equalizer
    • Three bands
    • 6 Low shelving frequency choices
    • 6 High shelving frequency choices
    • Bell type Mid section with 12 switchable frequencies
    • Variable Q
    • Separate in/out switch
  • Compressor
    • Optical gain reduction element
    • Linkable for stereo applications
    • Variable Attack and Release parameters
    • Ratio 1,5:1 to 10:1
    • Separate in/out switch
  • General
    • Master Output Gain (off to +10 dB)
    • Clickless swap relay (Equalizer <-> Compressor)
    • VU-Meter showing output or compression
    • Frequency response @ -3dB: 5 Hz to 60 kHz
    • Low Noise: < - 85 dBu @ 10 dB gain
    • Gold-plated switches
    • Conductive plastic potentiometers
    • Fully regulated power supply with toroidal transformer

Tube-Tech MEC1A Channel Strip Specifications

  • Impedance
    • Input, Mic. Preamp: > 1.2 kOhm
    • Input, DI: > 1 Mohm/82pF
    • Output: <60 Ohm
  • Frequency response@ -3dB 5 Hz to 80 kHz
  • Distortion THD+N @ 40Hz
    • 0 dBU 0.10 %
    • +10 dBU 0.10 %
    • Max. output: +26 dBU <1 %
    • Max. input: +21 dBU <1 %
  • Noise Rg=200 Ohm
    • 22 Hz-22 kHz: Output Gain @+20 dB < -82 dBU, Output Gain @+60 dB < -60 dBU
    • CCIR-468-4: Output Gain @+20 dB < -72 dBU, Output Gain @+60 dB < -50 dBU
  • CMMR @ 10 kHz: < - 60 dB
  • Gain
    • 0 to 10dB, 1dB step
    • 20 to 60dB, 10dB step
    • Mic. Preamp: 20 to 70 dB
    • DI: 10 to 60 dB
  • Compressor
    • Ratio: 1.5:1 to 10:1
    • Threshold: off to -20 dBU
    • Attack: 1 ms to 100 ms
    • Release: 60 ms to 2 s
  • Tubes
    • ECC 81: 3 pc
    • ECC 82: 1 pc
    • ECC 83: 3 pc
  • Dimensions
    • Height: 2 units, 88 mm 3.5"
    • Width: 483 mm 19.0"
    • Depth: 205 mm 8.1
  • Weight
    • Net: 5.5 kg 12.1 lbs
    • Shipping: 6.9 kg 15.2 lbs
  • Power Requirements
    • @ 115 V/230 V, 50-60 Hz: 30-45 W

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