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Joemeek threeQ - Microphone/Instrument Preamp

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You Pay: $179.99
Product Highlights
  • Single Channel
  • Compressor
  • EQ

The Joemeek threeQ is a single channel microphone/instrument preamp with optical compression and EQ. It is basically like having a channel of a professional recording console in a small box. It takes a microphone or instrument, amplifies it, compresses and equalizes it, ready to be recorded.

Simple to use yet extremely powerful, the threeQ will bring out the best in any microphone or instrument and give the gloss of a professional studio production to any performance. Even though the unit appears to be intended for use in the recording studio, it is nonetheless equally useful for live applications.

Compact format microphone/instrument preamp with compression and EQ
Very low noise
Insert point allows one to patch other processors into the signal chain. The send/return is post the preamp and before the compressor and EQ
Mix input allows for daisy chaining devices when inputs to a console or recorder are limited. The input is post compression/EQ
Number of Channels Single
Inputs 1 x XLR Microphone
1 x 1/4" TRS phone Line
1 x 1/4" TRS phone Mix (post pre, compressor, EQ Input)
1 x 1/4" TRS phone Insert
Outputs 2 x 1/4" TRS phone
Frequency Response 10Hz to 70kHz (-3dB)
Noise EIN: -128.5dBu (unweighted)
Gain Range 0dB to 60dB
Maximum Output +19.5dBu
Input Impedance Mic: 1.2kohm
Line: 20kohm
Phantom Power +48V
Threshold Range -6dBu to +20dBu (variable)
Ratio 5:1 (typical)
Attack Time 1 mS to 100 mS (adaptive)
Release Time 0.1 S to 3 S (adaptive)
Slope Not specified by manufacturer
Sidechain No
Filter Type Shelf and single band semi-parametric
Frequency Bands Low Frequency: 80Hz
Mid Frequency: 300Hz to 5kHz
High Frequency: 12kHz
Bandwidth Not specified by manufacturer
Range (Boost/Cut) +/-15dB
Light Indication
Threshold Range Not applicable
Ratio Not applicable
Attack Time Not applicable
Threshold Range Not applicable
Frequency Range Not applicable
Gate Threshold Not applicable
Gate Rate Not applicable
Dimensions (WxDxH) 8 11/16" x 7" x 1 3/4"
Weight 2 1/4 lbs
Specialties Mix input allows for connecting a second audio source to the unit post processing. Can be used in the studio or in a live situation where inputs are at a premium
Joemeek threeQ - Microphone/Instrument Preamp
  • External Power Supply
  • Three (3) Year Warranty
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