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  1. BAE 8CM 8-Channel Loaded with BAE1073 #1139 (Used)

    Eight channel mixer loaded with 8 x BAE 1073's
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  2. UA1016 Quad Mic Pre Racked #A-14534 (Vintage)

    tube mic preamplifier module racked quad
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  3. TAB/Telefunken V76/120 Pre Racked Pair #3724/3755 (Vintage)

    Mono tube mic preamplifier module racked pair
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  4. TAB/Telefunken V76/80 Mono Tube Mic Pre #5725 (Vintage)

    Mono tube mic preamplifier module
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  5. TAB/Telefunken V76 Mic Pre Racked Single #112 (Vintage)

    Mono tube mic preamplifier racked single
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  6. Neve 1081 Mic Pre/4-Band EQ #20122 (Vintage)

    Mono mic pre/4-band EQ module
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  7. Neve 1064 Mic Pre/3-Band EQ Racked Pair #5328/3167 (Vintage)

    Mic pre/3-band EQ module racked pair
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  8. Tascam LA-80mkII

    MFR#: LA-80mkII
    Eight-channel unbalanced to balanced line amplifier
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    $499.99

    $329.99
  9. Aphex 120B

    MFR#: 120B
    High-performance, servo balanced audio distribution amplifier - wide, flat frequency response free of ringing or overshoot
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    $475.00

    $399.00
  10. DBX 286s

    MFR#: 286s
    Complete with phantom power, 80Hz HPF, compressor, de-esser, enhancer and expander/gate
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    $249.00

    $199.95
  11. Neve 1100 Vintage VK Racked Pair #20030/20031 (Vintage)

    Mono mic pre/3-band EQ module racked pair
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  12. BAE 1272 Module (Demo Deal)

    MFR#: 1272MOD
    Console preamp/line amp module
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    $600.00

    $495.00 (You Save 18%)

  13. Black Lion Audio B173 Preamp (Demo Deal)

    MFR#: B173 Mic Preamp
    Neve 1073-style microphone preamp
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    $649.00

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  14. Presonus Studio Channel

    MFR#: Studio Channel
    Tube channel strip with mic preamp, compressor and equalizer
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    $359.95

    $299.95
  15. Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter CL-1

    MFR#: CL-1 Cloudlifter Best Seller
    A Must-Have Tool for Dynamics and Ribbons!
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    $179.00

    $149.00
  16. Rupert Neve Designs Portico 511 Mic Pre (Demo Deal)

    MFR#: 511
    Legendary preamp design complete with variable Silk/Texture control - for 500 Series
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    $545.00

    $490.50 (You Save 10%)

  17. Looptrotter SATurAMP

    MFR#: SATurAMP
    One of a kind microphone and instrument preamp
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    $481.57
  18. Radial Engineering PreComp

    MFR#: R700 0114
    Channel strip w/ mic preamp and full function VCA compressor
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    $400.00

    $349.99
  19. Focusrite ISA One

    MFR#: AMS-ISA-ONE
    Classic single-channel microphone pre-amplifier with independent DI
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    $799.99

    $499.99
  20. Black Lion Audio B12A MKII 500 Pre

    MFR#: B12AMK2500
    Single-channel, 500 series microphone preamp in the style of an API 312A
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    $399.00
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Pairing the right microphone to the right preamplifier is key to achieving the best possible results in the recording studio. Preamps are what add that special magic when recording, for many years, engineers were limited to the preamps built directly into their large format console. Nowadays, there are so many outboard options available, you can get a variety of classic analog sounds, or modern aggressive sounding preamps to fit any style of music you may be working on.

Recording preamps come in all shapes and sizes, Vintage King offers everything from single channel preamps, to 32 channel preamps and more. Ranging from the standard rack-mountable design, desktop style, and 500 series modules. For home studio or production use, a single channel preamp or dual channel preamp might be the way to go. For a larger studio setup, you can look into the eight channel and beyond type setups. Get with your Vintage King sales engineer to find what is right for your studio setup.

When recording a vocal, you might want to go with a tube preamp such as the Universal Audio 6176, or Manley VoxBox. Tube preamps tend to be much softer sounding when in the sweet spot, or you can drive them to get a pleasant sounding tube overdrive, often heard on classic rock and Motown records.

When recording drums or guitars, you may want to go with a solid state preamp like the API 512c, or Neve 1073. These style preamps are typically much clearer sounding than a tube pre, and have more focus in the midrange frequencies. Overdrive them to get an amazing saturated signal, which is great for drums, guitar, bass, and sometimes vocals. The oversaturated solid state preamp sound is how The Beatles achieved the guitar tone on “Revolution”.