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Neumann V 402 2-Channel Preamp

Neumann's first standalone preamplifier designed for the highest degree of linearity and sonic purity featuring stereo mic and DI inputs, switchable 20 dB pad, and studio-quality headphone amplifier for precise monitoring

MFR# 008682

Product Description

The Neumann V 402 is Neumann’s first-ever standalone microphone preamp, built in the tradition of the top-quality preamp modules Neumann has created for its mixing consoles such as the now legendary V 476 B of the 1980s. Technology, of course, has moved on. Yet the fundamental question remains: what would be the perfect preamp for Neumann and other high-quality studio microphones? Neumann microphones, current or vintage, have always been engineered for sonic perfection. The V 402 preamplifier is thus designed to preserve the integrity of the microphone’s sound image. At any gain setting, it neither adds or detracts. Perfection cannot be perfected!

NATURAL SPLENDOR

The Neumann V 402 is designed for the highest degree of linearity and sonic purity. It amplifies the microphone signal without unwanted coloration or sonic artifacts such as noise and distortion. These days, even inexpensive preamps claim to be “linear” and “neutral,” but they often lack finesse and sonic detail; the output signal can be “dull” and “grey,” especially at higher gain settings. It took meticulous engineering, rigorous measurements, and elaborate listening tests to create a preamplifier that rightfully deserves the Neumann name. The V 402 retains the original signal in full detail, letting its true colors shine.

The DI inputs, too, are designed for sonic purity and will capture the sound of electric guitars and bass guitars as well as other instruments without coloration or loss of detail. Sophisticated circuitry and a very high input impedance ensure a brilliant sound with no audible noise.

A switchable 20 dB pad allows the V 402 to be used with high-level sources up to 28 dBu without distortion. The high pass function is carefully designed to remove pops and rumble without signal degradation. For easy monitoring, the V 402 is equipped with a studio-grade headphone amplifier ensuring superb monitoring quality at the recording stage. Independent volume controls for each channel allow you to dial in a monitoring mix without affecting the recorded signal.

Features:

  • The perfect complement to all Neumann microphones
  • Fully transparent sound without unwanted coloration
  • DI inputs with high impedance for a brilliant sound
  • Studio quality headphone amplifier for precise monitoring
  • Handmade in Germany

Product Specifications

Condition New
Channels Dual-Channel
Chassis 19-inch Rack-mount
Rack Spaces 2u
Input Connectors 1/4-inch TRS, Analog XLR
Output Connectors Analog XLR

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