Black Lion Audio B12A MKII 500 Pre

Single-channel, 500 series microphone preamp in the style of an API 312A
MFR# B12AMK2500
Black Lion Audio B12A MKII 500 Pre
Black Lion Audio B12A MKII 500 Pre Black Lion Audio B12A MKII 500 Pre
$399.00
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Description

The Black Lion 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!

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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

 

Specifications

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:
    • .01% @ +26dB Gain
    • .011% @ +40dB Gain
    • .049% @ +60dB Gain
    • .15% @ +70dB Gain
  • 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:
    • .008% @ +10dB Gain
    • .01% @ +25dB Gain
    • .03% @ +40dB Gain
    • .15% @ +53dB Gain
  • 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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