The Black Lion Audio Auteur 500 Series Preamplifier with XLR and TRS Inputs is a single-unit 500 Series lunchbox style preamplifier. The preamp utilizes a fully balanced op amp input stage with a high-current output stage. The balanced design provides you with plenty of headroom and reduces the likelihood that the input stage will clip or overload.
To achieve a rich and thick sounding tone, the output stage of the preamplifier utilizes a 600 Ω M-6 silicon-steel output transformer. The unit features, a 1/4" TRS instrument input on the front, a gain control knob, a phase switch, +48 VDC of phantom power, a Hi-z switch, and a 10 dB output signal pad. For connections, the unit plugs into a 500 Series lunchbox rack which provides built in XLR in, XLR out, and power.