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Aphex A PRE 500 500-Series Microphone Preamplifier

B&H # APAPRE500 Mfr # A PRE 500
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This is a special order item and is non-cancelable and non-returnable. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment.

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You Pay: $549.00
Product Highlights
  • 500-Series Module
  • Phase Switch
  • 26dB Pad
  • 65dB of Input Gain
  • 75Hz High Pass Filter
  • 48V Phantom Power
  • 16, 20, and 24dB Switchable Output Level

The A PRE 500 500-Series Microphone Preamplifier from Aphex is a single-slot 500-Series microphone preamp based on the Aphex 188 microphone preamp. It is designed for live and studio use on vocals, acoustic guitars, percussion, organs, and electric pianos. The A PRE 500 features an Aphex designed input transformer and a Jensen JT-11DL nickel output-balancing transformer. It has built-in 48-volt phantom power, phase reversal, a 26dB pad, and a high-pass filter at 75Hz that are controllable by the front-panel illuminated buttons. The A PRE 500 has a selectable output of 16, 20, or 24dB.

The front panel 1/4" instrument input allows you to connect an instrument such as bass or guitar to the A PRE 500 without the need for a DI box. This input overrides the input on the rear of your 500-Series power supply when connected. You can monitor your input levels with the 20-segment input meter located on the front panel. With 65dB of input gain, the A PRE 500 can be used with dynamic, condenser, and ribbon microphones. It requires a 500-Series power supply for operation.

Inputs 1x 1/4" (6.35 mm) TS Input
Input Impedance 1/4" Instrument Input: 10 MΩ
Input Gain 65 dB
Pad 26 dB
Phantom Power 48 V
Controls 1x Pad Button
1x Phase Button
1x 75 Hz High Pass Filter Button
1x Phantom Power Button
1x Trim Knob
1x Peak Level Output
Display 1x 20-Segment Input Meter
Analog Output Levels 16, 20, 24 dB (switchable)
Aphex A PRE 500 500-Series Microphone Preamplifier
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