WesAudio DUE-PRE 500 Series Preamp

Fully discrete 500 series mic/instrument preamp with two modes of operation
MFR# Due-Pre
WesAudio DUE-PRE 500 Series Preamp
WesAudio DUE-PRE 500 Series Preamp WesAudio DUE-PRE 500 Series Preamp


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The WesAudio DUE-PRE 500 Series Preamp has a preamps circuit which is switchable between two amps: RED and GREEN. RED mode is a British classic style preamp (1073) and GREEN is an American vintage style preamp (discrete opamp). Both preamps have unique sonic textures known as a best classical sound preamps. Carnhill transformers are responsible for matching impedance and de/symmetrization circuits. Preamp is loaded with two PADs: IN 20dB PAD and OUT 8dB PAD which allows to saturate both preamp and output transformer.

Additionally DUE-PRE has front input XLR Combo socket which can be used in both ways: as a mic input and as a instrumental input. Instrumental input is a high impedance input of which signal feeds input transformer through FET transistor. Module can draw up to 5 W of power.


  • High quality Grayhill gain switch
  • 64 dB of gain (preamps are matched with 0.5 dB accuracy)
  • Canrhill in/out transformers
  • 20 dB input PAD
  • 8 dB output PAD (allowing saturation of both preamp and transformer)
  • Polarity Reverse switch
  • +48 V phantom power
  • Front autosense XLR mic
  • Hiz Fet DI front input (the signal passes through the input transformer)
  • LED VU meter
  • Input impedance: 1200 Ohm
  • Output impedance: 600 Ohm
  • Max output level: RED (+27 dBu); GREEN (+23 dBu)
  • Min THD ratio: 0.005%
  • Total gain: 64 dB
  • Power: up to 5 W

Additional Information

Condition New
Chassis Module
Module Type 500 Series
Module Slot Count 1 Slot
Input Connectors XLR Combo
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