Traverse Analogue 652 Dual-Channel Vacuum Tube Preamplifier
The Traverse Analogue 652 is a stereo vacuum tube preamplifier with mic/line-level inputs. Using the GAIN control, you can achieve 5 - 60 dB of gain from the uniquely-biased tube input stage, followed by a MASTER attenuation control in the output buffer stage. Want a clean yet musical replication of the source? How about the creamy saturation of an esoteric vintage preamplifier?
The 652's gentle drive characteristics allows for a broad tonal palette depending on how hard you hit it with signal. It is designed to interface with all types of microphones (including ribbons), and the line-level input pad allows you to add analogue warmth to any track from a digital audio workstation; making it an indispensable tool for adding colouration and harmonic distortion!
Two flavors, one box, all discrete, and proudly hand-crafted in Canada.
- 12AX7 input stage with 12-position gain switch, 5 – 60 dB (5 dB steps)
- High-voltage transistor buffer output stage (4x FJP5200)
- Discrete Class-A operation, low-noise topology
- Hermetically-sealed relay switching, with gold-plated contacts
- Variable input impedance for mic: 300 ohms, 1200 ohms
- Source selection switch: Mic and Line-Level
- Phase inversion switch
- Selectable high-pass filter of 10 Hz, 80 Hz, and 200 Hz (first order)
- Regulated low-noise power supply, with +48V DC phantom power
- High-quality Beldfoil shielded cabling throughout
- Custom Lundahl input and output transformers
- 2 Year Limited Warranty
|Unit Weight||13.2 lb|
|Tube or Solid State||Tube|
|Input Connectors||Analog XLR|
|Output Connectors||Analog XLR|
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