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Warm Audio TB12-500 'Tone Beast' Tone Shaping Microphone Preamplifier

  • £538.95


The Tone Beast is a great mic pre with loads of gain that can effortlessly capture an array of sources very well.

  • UTILIZES PREMIUM GRADE CINEMAG USA 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 ALLOWS FOR CHOOSING BETWEEN A 1731(VINTAGE) AND 918(CLEANER) STYLE .OPAMP. 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. CHANGES THE TONE OF ALL INPUTS (MIC, LINE AND HI-Z.).
  • 2 MEG OHM TRUE HI-Z INPUT ON FRONT PANEL SENDS INSTRUMENT SIGNAL THROUGH ENTIRE CIRCUIT INCLUDING BOTH CINEMAG TRANSFORMERS AND THE DISCRETE OPERATIONAL AMPLIFIER. GREAT FOR GUITARS, BASS, KEYBOARDS AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS THAT HAVE A 1/4″ OUTPUT JACK.
  • 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, EQ'S ETC.
  • BALANCED XLR MIC, BALANCED TRS LINE, AND ¼" INSTRUMENT INPUTS.
  • -20DB PAD.
  • LED VU METER.
  • COMPATIBLE WITH STANDARD 500 SERIES RACKS.

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