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Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter CL-4 Rackmount Mic Activator

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Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter CL-4 Rackmount Mic Activator
Key Features
  • 4 Mic Inputs
  • Improves Signal-to-Noise Ratio
  • Use with Passive Dynamic and Ribbon Mics
  • +25 dB of Clean, Transparent Gain
The Cloudlifter CL-4 Mic Activator from Cloud Microphones is a single rack-space, four-input solution for common audio problems in the field and in the studio involving low-output passive microphones, including ribbon mics. The CL-4 uses any standard phantom-powered mixer or microphone input device to provide up to +25 dB of clean, transparent gain. This improves signal-to-noise ratio and improves the performance of passive microphone signals by driving stronger, cleaner signals over longer XLR cable runs, making them ideal for broadcast, live, and studio applications. The CL-4 is housed in a rugged steel enclosure which offers shielding and durability.
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Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Transparent Gain
  • 3Useful for a Variety of Applications
  • 4Features at a Glance

The Cloudlifter CL-4 Mic Activator from Cloud Microphones is a single rack-space, four-input solution for common audio problems in the field and in the studio involving low-output passive microphones, including ribbon mics. The CL-4 uses any standard phantom-powered mixer or microphone input device to provide up to +25 dB of clean, transparent gain. This improves signal-to-noise ratio and improves the performance of passive microphone signals by driving stronger, cleaner signals over longer XLR cable runs, making them ideal for broadcast, live, and studio applications. The CL-4 is housed in a rugged steel enclosure which offers shielding and durability.

Transparent Gain
Gives passive mics up to +25 dB additional active output and keeps the direct audio path free-and- clear of transformers, capacitors, and resistors. The CL-4 houses discrete JFET circuitry that delivers clean gain while preserving the natural sonic characteristics of the source
Useful for a Variety of Applications
  • Use with noisy or low-gain preamps
  • Use with mixers/preamps that negatively impact the sound at higher gain settings
  • Use with low-output dynamic microphones and ribbons
  • Mic softer sound sources such as acoustic instruments and voice
  • Use for long cable runs
Features at a Glance
  • Gives passive mics up to +25 dB additional active output
  • Provides 2 distinct stages of clean gain
  • Easy to use self-contained design requires only phantom power
  • Recommended for use with all passive dynamic microphones
  • Compatible with tube, battery, or power-supply-driven microphones  
  • Safe for all passive ribbons with no transfer of phantom
  • Utilizes Patent Pending Class-A, discrete JFET circuitry
  • Ideal impedance loading for optimal performance at 3 kilohms
  • Rugged, road ready, and portable, for studio, stage, and broadcasting
UPC: 793573774217

Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter Specs

General
In-Line Accessory TypePre-Amplifier
Input / Output LevelInput: Mic Level
Output: Mic Level
Number of Channels4
Gain+25 dB (3-Kilohm Load)
ControlsNone
Connectivity
Inputs/Outputs4 x XLR 3-Pin Female Input
4 x XLR 3-Pin Male Output
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)20.079 x 5.984 x 3.071"

Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter Reviews

Wonderful unit for my wireless performing group

By Jonathan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-02-26

We are a 4 part A-Capella singing group that uses 4 wireless microphones directly into our mixer. We RARELY stand on a stage and prefer to go out and perform in the audience directly. Before the CL-4 we were constantly running into feedback issues, pops, hums, squeaks and so on. Then we found the CL-4! We were able to increase the volume as well as the clarity and all the annoyances were removed. Since we have 4 inputs, the CL-4 is incredibly practical and fit nicely in our rack.

A must-have for dynamic mics

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-02-23

this was a really great addition to our podcast studio's passive mic setup. adds a nice clean gain boost so there is a bit more headroom to work with. Normally our Shure SM7bs are cranked all the way up.

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