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Black Lion Audio Auteur MKII 500 Mono 500 Series Microphone Preamplifier

BH #BLATRMK2500 • MFR #AUTEURMK2500
Black Lion Audio Auteur MKII 500 Mono 500 Series Microphone Preamplifier
Key Features
  • Mic and Hi-Z Instrument Inputs
  • Up to 67 dB of Gain
  • Ultrafast Input Stage
  • Edcor Output Transformer
The Black Lion Audio Auteur MKII 500 single-channel, 500 Series microphone preamplifier is for your 500 Series rack. Its ultrafast input stage and Edcor output transformer allow detailed and characterful capture of anything from vocals to drums. A front-panel 1/4" Hi-Z input makes the preamp equally ideal for electric instruments such as guitar, bass, and keyboards.
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Black Lion Audio AUTEUR MKII 500 Overview

The Black Lion Audio Auteur MKII 500 single-channel, 500 Series microphone preamplifier is for your 500 Series rack. Its ultrafast input stage and Edcor output transformer allow detailed and characterful capture of anything from vocals to drums. A front-panel 1/4" Hi-Z input makes the preamp equally ideal for electric instruments such as guitar, bass, and keyboards.

With up to 67 dB of gain available via a single knob, the Auteur MKII 500 can handle low-output ribbon mics, sensitive condensers, or standard dynamic mics. The switchable 13 dBu pad lets you easily avoid distortion when recording loud sources such as close-miked amps or instruments with active pickups. Switches are also provided for polarity and 48V phantom power.

500 Series format (separately available 500 Series rack required)
Single channel
Ultrafast input stage
Edcor output transformer
Up to 67 dB of gain
48 VDC phantom power
Phase switch
13 dBu pad
Front-panel 1/4" Hi-Z input

Black Lion Audio AUTEUR MKII 500 Specs

Inputs
1/4" TS Hi-Z Input (Front Panel)
Balanced Mic Input via 500 Series Connector (Rear Panel)
Output
Balanced Line Output via 500 Series Connector (Rear Panel)
Maximum Input Level
Microphone Input: +1 dBu
DI Input: +18 dBu
Input Impedance
Microphone Input: 6 Kilohms
DI Input (Balanced): 2.2 Megohms
DI Input (Unbalanced): 1.1 Megohms
Pad
13 dBu
Gain Range
+16 to +67 dB
Equivalent Input Noise
Microphone Input: -108 dBu
DI Input: -82 dB
THD + N
Microphone Input:
0.0046% at +12 dBu Gain
0.0064% at +24 dBu Gain
0.012% at +32 dBu Gain
0.028% at +40 dBu Gain
0.085% at +50 dBu Gain
0.3% at +62 dBu Gain

DI Input:
0.007% at +12 dBu
0.11% at +40 dBu
Bandwidth
1 kHz, 600-Ohms Unbalanced Source, Unweighted: 10 Hz to 30 kHz
Maximum Output Level
+28 dBu
Output Impedance
600 Ohms
Phantom Power
48 VDC
Power Supply
±15 V from 500 Series Rack
Dimensions
1.5 x 5.3 x 6.5" / 3.8 x 13.3 x 16.5 cm
Weight
0.8 lb / 0.4 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.1 x 10.6 x 4.5"

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