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SA PRICE  48385
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Pultec Style Tube Equalizer
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The EQP-WA is a re-creation of the most renown tube Equalizer in studio history, the "Pultec EQP-1A". Not only does the look and feel of the EQP-WA match the classic Pultec units, but the sonic quality has been carefully considered by using top-end components such as CineMag transformers and premium tubes. This fully discrete Tube EQ can pull euphoric sonics from any track and bring a brilliance and luster to mixes that’s nearly impossible to achieve inside-the-box. We are proud to have once again redefined the industry standard by bringing a fully professional-grade equalizer to the market at a price that’s just as remarkable as the unit.

Features:
• Tube Equalizer based on the classic "Pultec" EQP-1A
• Genuine CineMag input and output transformers
• Premium high-voltage 12AX7 and 12AU7 tubes
• CineMag inductor EQ section
• EQ bypass - signal still passes through tubes and transformers for warming enhancement
• No insertion loss - loss restored by tube amplifier
• XLR and TRS transformer-balanced inputs
• XLR and TRS transformer-balanced outputs
• Flat frequency response from 20Hz-50kHz
• Boost and Cut controls can be used simultaneously for classic "phase" effect
• Low-frequency boost (up to 12dB) at 20, 30, 60, 100, 200, 400, and 800Hz
• Low-frequency cut (up to 18dB) at 20, 30, 60, 100, 200, 400, and800Hz
• High-frequency boost (up to 18dB) at 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 12, and 16kHz
• High-frequency cut (up to 14dB) at 3, 4, 5, 10, and 20kHz
• Five added frequency points for greater flexibility
• Switchable 115-/230-volt IEC power inlet
• 2U rackmount chassis

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Tone Shaping Microphone Preamp
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 52000
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The Tone Beast is a great mic pre with loads of gain that can effortlessly capture an array of sources very well. With top notch CineMag transformers and multiple discrete signal paths, it’s hard to beat its big, bold, fully-professional sound at its price.

The Tone Beast is a mic pre that likes to be pushed and when pushed will colorize your signal ever so sweetly. The 2 opamps and 2 output transformers at the flip of their switches won’t appear to be much different, but as one drives the pre into harmonic distortion, the unique character of each of these components becomes apparentThe x731 (Melcor 1731) and x18 (Dean Jensen’s 918) Op Amps saturate a bit differently. The 1731 breaks up faster and has more color when pushed. The 918 is fairly linear/clean with a smidge of character and does not break-up/saturate as quickly. The 100% steel output transformer colors the signal more than the 50% nickel transformer when pushed. However, both are designed to impart character. The 50% nickel transformer will impart less character and provide greater high and low frequencies. For an ultra clean, character-lacking tone, try the x18 while bypassing the output transformers completely.

Have no fear of hurting the Beast, you can push it very hard into full-on distortions if you wish, and these can sound quite nice on electric guitar, bass or anything else that likes some nice grit.. Additionally the Tone Beast is customizable and allows for other opamps to be sourced and easily swapped into the unit. I’ve pulled my best tones from this pre right at the saturation point (as loud as I can push the gain before clipping). The output control on the TB12 allows you to limit the signal exiting the preamp even when pushing the gain to really hot levels, giving you maximum control.

Features:
• An amazing preamp that adds the sound of 24 signal paths to your 500 Series rack
• Separate gain and output volume controls let you saturate your circuitry, without overloading your rig
• Selectable input impedance (600 or 150 ohms) offers a dramatic shift in character and response
• Choose between Melcor 1731 and Jensen 918 op amp styles for more or less colored tone
• Op-amps are 6-pin socketed and swappable with any standard 2520-type op amps for further customization
• Select tantalum or electrolytic capacitors with the Clean/Vintage switch for even more character variation
• Switchable CineMag 100% steel and %50 nickel output transformers offer highly colored or mildly colored sound
• Bypass the transformer section altogether for extremely clean sound
• Additional options include an 80Hz highpass filter, -20dB pad, +48V phantom power, and both instrument- and line-level inputs
• LED VU meter lets you monitor your levels

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Tone shaping microphone preamp
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The Tone Beast is a great mic pre with loads of gain that can effortlessly capture an array of sources very well. With top notch CineMag transformers and multiple discrete signal paths, its hard to beat its big, bold, fully-professional sound at its price.

The Tone Beast is a mic pre that likes to be pushed and when pushed will colourise your signal ever so sweetly. The 2 opamps and 2 output transformers at the flip of their switches will not appear to be much different, but as one drives the pre into harmonic distortion, the unique character of each of these components becomes apparent. Additionally the Tone Beast is customizable and allows for other opamps to be sourced and easily swapped into the unit. I have pulled my best tones from this pre right at the saturation point (as loud as I can push the gain before clipping). The output control on the TB12 allows you to limit the signal exiting the preamp even when pushing the gain to really hot levels, giving you maximum control.

Features:
* Discrete 312 preamp design with coupled CineMag Transformers
* 71db of gain
* Transformer selection provides both Steel and 50% Nickel CineMag output transformers for varying character
* Transformer bypass switch allows for removal of the output transformer from the circuit
* Discrete Opamp selection provides both the classic 1731(vintage) and 918(cleaner) style opamps. These are socketed/swappable with your choice of 2520 6 pin footprint opamps.
* Impedance switch labeled TONE to switch between 150 and 600 ohms input impedance
* Capacitor selection between Tantalum and Electrolytic for different characters
* 80hz hipass filter
* Polarity Reverse
* +48V phantom power
* Output attenuation allowing for saturation flexibility of both the opamps and transformers
* ¼" insert for the use of inline compressors, EQs etc.
* Balanced XLR mic (front and back), balanced TRS line, and ¼" instrument inputs
* Balanced XLR and TRS outputs
* -20db Pad
* LED VU Meter
* 19" rackmountable
* External line-lump 24V AC power transformer for low noise

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Microphone Preamp
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 39600
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EMI from  1789  (options)

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A lot of preamps on the market do a good job of raising the volume of mics and instruments. Unfortunately, many pres are doing only that, raising volume. The “Super clean” designs of today often leave the signal exiting the preamp sounding much the same as it did entering it.

If you are looking for a preamp to improve and shape your signal you will most definitely love the WA12-500 MKII. The WA12-500 MKII is designed to transform plain instruments and vocals into exciting tone. If your mixes lack depth, struggle to sound alive, or are just missing that professional touch you’ve always wanted, there is a good chance you will love the WA12-500 MKII.

The WA12 - 500 MKII is a completely discrete, high voltage, dual-transformer microphone preamplifier designed for high gain (+71dB), high headroom, low noise, and an exciting sonic performance – great for all types of recording applications. A high quality mic preamp is one of the most critical pieces needed to achieve the elusive ’larger than life’ sound, and the WA12 - 500 MKII is more than capable of delivering.

The WA12 - 500 MKII is based around a discrete op-amp, the X731, which is our own reproduction of the vintage classic Melcor 1731, considered by some to be the warmer predecessor to the modern 2520-style op-amp. The X731 can achieve vibrant, clean and lifelike tones; but can also be driven into mild saturation at much higher gain levels. The effects can be subtle, but very pleasing to the ear. The WA12 - 500 MKII can also accept any discrete op-amp on the market which conforms to the +/-16v, 2520 pinout standard.

Features:
• Utilizes premium grade input and output USA CineMag transformers.
• 71db of Gain, fully discrete signal path.
• Utilizes a discrete 6-pin socketed 1731 style opamp. Can be replaced with other 6-pin "2520 foot-print" opamps for varying tone/flavor.
• TONE button – Switches the input impedance from 600 ohms to 150 ohms. Changes the tone of both the mic and HI-Z inputs.
• 2 Meg Ohm True HI-Z input on front panel. Sends instrument signal through entire circuit including both Cinemag Transformers and the discrete opamp. Great for guitars, bass, keyboards and other instruments that have a 1/4″ output jack.
• 48 volt Phantom Power.
• Output attenuation control (after the CineMag output transformer) allows for driving the preamp and transformers into saturation.
• LED Meter gain indication.
• 20db pad.

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Microphone Preamp
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EMI from  1974  (options)

Offer ends on: 31-Dec-2018

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A lot of preamps on the market do a good job of raising the volume of mics and instruments. Unfortunately, many pres are doing only that, raising volume. The “Super clean” designs of today often leave the signal exiting the preamp sounding much the same as it did entering it.

If you are looking for a preamp to improve and shape your signal you will most definitely love the WA12 MKII. The WA12 MKII is designed to transform plain instruments and vocals into exciting tone. If your mixes lack depth, struggle to sound alive, or are just missing that professional touch you’ve always wanted, there is a good chance you will love the WA12 MKII.

The WA12 MKII is a completely discrete, high voltage, dual-transformer microphone preamplifier designed for high gain (+71dB), high headroom, low noise, and an exciting sonic performance – great for all types of recording applications. A high quality mic preamp is one of the most critical pieces needed to achieve the elusive ’larger than life’ sound, and the WA12 MKII is more than capable of delivering.

The WA12 MKII is based around a discrete op-amp, the X731, which is our own reproduction of the vintage classic Melcor 1731, considered by some to be the warmer predecessor to the modern 2520-style op-amp. The X731 can achieve vibrant, clean and lifelike tones; but can also be driven into mild saturation at much higher gain levels. The effects can be subtle, but very pleasing to the ear. The WA12 MKII can also accept any discrete op-amp on the market which conforms to the +/-16v, 2520 pinout standard.

Features:
• Utilizes premium grade input and output USA CineMag transformers.
• 71db of Gain, fully discrete signal path.
• Utilizes a discrete 6-pin socketed 1731 style opamp. Can be replaced with other 6-pin "2520 foot-print" opamps for varying tone/flavor.
• TONE button – Switches the input impedance from 600 ohms to 150 ohms. Changes the tone of both the mic and HI-Z inputs.
• 2 Meg Ohm True HI-Z input on front panel. Sends instrument signal through entire circuit including both Cinemag Transformers and the discrete opamp. Great for guitars, bass, keyboards and other instruments that have a 1/4″ output jack.
• Mic level balanced input: XLR.
• Balanced outputs: XLR and 1/4″/TRS.
• 48 volt Phantom Power.
• Output attenuation control (after the CineMag output transformer) allows for driving the preamp and transformers into saturation.
• LED Meter gain indication.
• 20db pad.
• External power plug.

SA PRICE  36953
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Amount  43605
Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
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 45900
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Introducing the WA-14 Large Diaphragm Brass Capsule Condenser Microphone, which is based on the classic condenser microphone from the 70’s that has been used on countless hit records. The WA-14 utilizes fully discrete classic circuit topology, including an all-brass CK12 style capsule design by “Lens Kondensator” and a custom premium CineMag USA transformer. The WA-14 can be used on an array of sources, which includes: punchy and warm intimate lead vocals, aggressive guitars and heavy percussion. The WA-14 provides a realism and thickness that is true to the vintage sonics, but now at an affordable price.

Features:
• Large diaphragm condenser microphone with classic circuit topology
• Cardioid, figure-8 and omnidirectional polar patterns
• LK-12-B-60V Lens Kondensator CK12 capsule
• Custom CineMag USA transformer
• all-discrete signal path with tantalum, polystyrene, and WIMA capacitors
• Requires 48V phantom power
• Includes shockmount

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2-channel Mic / Line / Instrument Preamp
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 89200
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If there’s one style of preamp that professional engineers would unanimously agree has defined the tone of pop/rock records for decades, it would most definitely be the venerable ’73-style of mic pre. ’73-style preamps have been massively used in recording and live applications for many years and are still considered to be the “Holy Grail” of preamp choices today. The Warm Audio “WA73 Family” consists of single and dual channel ’73-style preamps (with & w/out EQ), that each pay careful homage to British audio history.

When we at Warm Audio decided to release the WA273 it was imperative that it met vintage expectation in both design and performance. The tone and sweet character that vintage ’73-style mic preamps impart is so unique and familiar, that we had only the pure desire to release sonically accurate reproductions. After years of R&D, careful reverse-engineering, and countless hours of auditioning, the WA273 has been born!

The WA273 is a “Desert Island” boutique preamp, but it can also be classified as a studio and live work-horse. Classic ’73-style preamps are known for being versatile tools that work with all kinds of microphones from Condenser, to Dynamic, to Ribbon. The WA273 equally shines on all types of microphones and sources including; vocals, acoustic/electric guitars, bass, drums, percussion, orchestras, keyboards, and even as a tone shaping tool to run partial or complete mixes through. With 80dB of gain and a fully discrete Carnhill Transformer balanced signal path, there’s no recording, mixing or engineering task that the WA273 can’t handle.

FEATURES:
• Handwired, hand-assembled 1073-style preamplifiers
• Fully discrete, Class A, transformer-balanced circuitry
• UK-made Carnhill Transformers
• 80dB of gain handles any type of microphone, including low-output ribbons
• Resistor-stepped rotary gain switches for easy recall
• Tone buttons change input transformer impedance for mic optimization and tonal shaping
• Polarity switches
• 48V phantom power
• 4-position inductor-based highpass filters, selectable for Off, 50, 80, 160, or 300Hz
• XLR mic inputs
• Line-level TRS inputs
• TS Send/Receive insert jacks
• XLR and TRS line-level outputs
• DI instrument inputs
• Output level controls
• LED level indication meters
• Rugged 19" rackmount chassis
• Ground lift switch
• Internal IEC 115V/230V power inlet

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2-channel Mic/Line/Instrument Preamp with 3-band EQ
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 134301
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If there’s one style of preamp that professional engineers would unanimously agree has defined the tone of pop/rock records for decades, it would most definitely be the venerable ’73-style of mic pre. ’73-style preamps have been massively used in recording and live applications for many years and are still considered to be the “Holy Grail” of preamp choices today. The Warm Audio “WA73 Family” consists of single and dual channel ’73-style preamps (with & w/out EQ), that each pay careful homage to British audio history.

When we at Warm Audio decided to release the WA273-EQ it was imperative that it met vintage expectation in both design and performance. The tone and sweet character that vintage ’73-style mic preamps impart is so unique and familiar, that we had only the pure desire to release sonically accurate reproductions. After years of R&D, careful reverse-engineering, and countless hours of auditioning, the WA273-EQ has been born!

The WA273-EQ is a “Desert Island” boutique preamp, but it can also be classified as a studio and live work-horse. Classic ’73-style preamps are known for being versatile tools that work with all kinds of microphones from Condenser, to Dynamic, to Ribbon. The WA273-EQ equally shines on all types of microphones and sources including; vocals, acoustic/electric guitars, bass, drums, percussion, orchestras, keyboards, and even as a tone shaping tool to run partial or complete mixes through. With 80dB of gain and a fully discrete Carnhill Transformer balanced signal path, there’s no recording, mixing or engineering task that the WA273-EQ can’t handle.

FEATURES:
• Handwired, hand-assembled 1073-style preamplifier/EQ
• Fully discrete, Class A, transformer-balanced circuitry
• UK-made Carnhill Transformers
• 80dB of gain handles any type of microphone, including low-output ribbons
• Resistor-stepped rotary gain switches for easy recall
• Tone buttons change input transformer impedance for mic optimization and tonal shaping
• Polarity switches
• 48V phantom power
• 4-position inductor-based highpass filters, selectable for Off, 50, 80, 160, or 300Hz
• Inductor-based 3-band equalization per-channel
• Low-band boost/cut at 35, 60, 110, or 220Hz
• Mid-band boost/cut at 360, 700, 1600, 3200, 4800, or 7200Hz
• High-band boost/cut at 10, 12, or 16kHz
• Additional high-band frequency EQ points added (compared to vintage 1073)
• XLR mic inputs
• Line-level TRS inputs
• TS Send/Receive insert jacks
• XLR and TRS line-level outputs
• DI instrument inputs
• Output level controls
• LED level indication meters
• Rugged 19" rackmount chassis
• Ground lift switch
• Internal IEC 115V/230V power inlet

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Optical Compressor
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 79800
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EMI from  3604  (options)

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Though digital technology and software have made great strides in recent years; we still believe that nothing compares to the level of articulation, depth, realism, and responsiveness of a well-built piece of analog gear. When you hear the bottom-end presence and top-end detail of quality analog gear, the difference can be astounding. The cost of most boutique analog equipment is financially out of reach for many recording artists. Our mission is to change this, and introduce as many people as we can to recording and mixing with real, dedicated hardware.

No plug-in or other compressor type quite compares to the warm, forgiving, fluid qualities of this classic ’2A-style optical compressor. For decades, the renowned ’2A style circuit has become the go-to device for seamlessly handling vocals, bass, and a wide variety of other instruments and program material in an effortlessly smooth way.

Releasing the WA-2A would be for nothing if we couldn’t make it affordable. Since the start of Warm Audio we have strived to give an unprecedented value to our customers, by putting high end audio within the reach of more people than ever before. This philosophy drives everything we do, and every product we offer.


FEATURES:
• ’2A Style, Transformer balanced, high voltage, opto tube compressor​.
• Utilizes premium grade input and output CineMag USA Transformers.
• Utilizes USA made Kenetek opto attenuator.
• Premium Tung-Sol and Electro-Harmonix tubes. 2x 12ax7, 1x 12bh7, 1x 6aq5
• Fully discrete signal path.
• Socketed to allow for retro-fitting with other opto-cells.
• Variable Pre-emphasis, allows for compression hipass filtering.
• Stereo-link capability.
• XLR and TRS balanced line level inputs - 600 ohms impedance.
• XLR and TRS balanced line level outputs - 600 ohms impedance.
• Frequency Response +/- 1 dB, 15 Hz to 20kHz.
• Gain 40 dB ±1dB.
• Input Level +16 dB maximum.
• Output Level +10 dB nominal, +16 dB maximum.
• Distortion Less than 0.1% THD at ±10 dBm.
• Noise = -74dB.
• Attack Time - 10 milliseconds.
• Release Time - 0.06 seconds for 50% release.
• 0.5 to 5 seconds for complete release.
• Meter shows both dB gain reduction and dB output.
• Power - 115/230 volts (switchable), 50/60 Hz.
• Dimensions - 19" Rackmount chassis, 2U. 19" x 7" x 3.5".
• Weight - 12 lbs.

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Amount  107445
provides 4 channels of classic American console preamps
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The WA-412 provides 4 channels of classic American console preamps in a sleek 1RU design. This style of preamp is often referred to as "the sound of Rock n Roll" for its BIG punchy low end and smooth open top end. The price/performance ratio of the WA-412 is almost unfathomable to the experienced studio engineer who has possibly paid much more for preamps of this style during their career. Featuring fully discrete socketed 6-pin opamps and custom wound Altran USA input and output transformers, the WA-412 leaves nothing to be desired. If you are looking for multiple channels of world class tone in an affordable package, the WA-412 is the right choice for you.

The WA-412 has all of the features one would expect from this style of preamp... and more. Output Trim has been added to every channel for precise control and creative gain structuring. We also added a Tone switch (transformer input impedance) to each channel, which allows you to choose the warm and punchy classic console tone, or a more open & neutral sound.

Better components.
Each channel utilizes a fully discrete socketed 6-pin opamp that can be swapped with other opamps. Discrete opamp circuitry is known for its high headroom and low distortion characteristics and has much to do with the coveted sound of these classic console preamps.

We are proud to be using input and output transformers that are made in the USA by high-end transformer manufacturer, Altran. We worked closely with Altran to create unique transformers that extend the low frequency response of the design. The transformers also use a vintage winding technique that produces a very distinct smooth & open character.

Carefully choosing the WA-412 components has resulted in an amazing four channel workhorse preamp/DI that performs at the highest levels, while still adding a touch of vintage console magic to your signal.

FEATURES:
• 4 Channel Microphone Preamplifier + Instrument DI
• Fully discrete, transformer coupled, through-hole component topology
• Altran USA custom wound, premium input and output transformers
• X520 discrete op-amp in every channel, socketed for convenience. Can be user-replaced with most 6 pin, discrete op-amps for varying flavor & tone
• 65db of gain
• Inputs - Microphone XLR & Active Instrument 2Meg ohm HI-Z
• Outputs - Transformer balanced XLR & TRS
• TONE button – Input impedance switches from 600 ohms to 150 ohms (affects the tone of both the mic and HI-Z inputs)
• -20db pad - pads both mic and instrument DI inputs
• Self noise: <-90dB (nominal)
• Frequency response: 20hz to 20khz <+/-0.25dB (TONE button out), 20hz to 20khz +/-2dB (TONE button in)
• +48 volt phantom power
• LED metering
• Output trim knob for precise level control and tone sculpting
• Internal power supply (grounded, 3 pin IEC cord)

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