Phoenix Audio DRS-8 Mk2 8-Channel Class-A Microphone Pre-Amplifier

BH #PHDRS8MK2 • MFR #DRS8MK2
Phoenix Audio DRS-8 Mk2 8-Channel Class-A Microphone Pre-Amplifier
Key Features
  • 8 x XLR/1/4" Combo Inputs
  • 8 XLR Outputs and 25-Pin D-Sub Outputs
  • Class-A, Transformerless Mic Input Stage
  • DSOP-2 Class-A Discrete Output Stage
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The DRS-8 Mk2 8-Channel Class-A Microphone Pre-Amplifier from Phoenix Audio takes a modern approach to Class-A circuit design and delivers a wide range of tones without sacrificing the beloved vibe of true Class-A design. It can be used with all microphones including ribbons and dynamic mics to drive the output stage for a vast range of pure Class-A tones—from bold clarity to vintage warmth—in broadcast TV or recording studio applications.
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Phoenix Audio DRS8MK2 Overview

The DRS-8 Mk2 8-Channel Class-A Microphone Pre-Amplifier from Phoenix Audio takes a modern approach to Class-A circuit design and delivers a wide range of tones without sacrificing the beloved vibe of true Class-A design. It can be used with all microphones including ribbons and dynamic mics to drive the output stage for a vast range of pure Class-A tones—from bold clarity to vintage warmth—in broadcast TV or recording studio applications.

Featuring a -15 dB input pad, LED gain metering, and push buttons for hi-pass filter, phase reverse, and switchable 48V phantom power, the DRS-8 Mk2 offers a frequency response of 20 Hz to 20 kHz. Other features include eight combo XLR/1/4" switched jack sockets, eight 3-pin XLR output connections, and an additional 25-pin D-Sub connector all on the rear panel.

Additionally, the DRS-8 Mk2 8-Channel Class-A Microphone Pre-Amplifier gives you access to tones ranging from rich and saturated to clean and clear depending on how you utilize its cleaner input gain and more colored output stage.

Phoenix Audio's Class-A, transformerless, true-balanced mic input stage
Phoenix Audio's transformer-balanced DSOP-2 Class-A discrete output stage with custom wound DB694 output transformer
Wired with PTFE silver military-grade cable
-15 dB input pad
-6 dB per octave at 80 Hz high pass filter
LED gain metering
Hi-pass, 48V, phase reverse, switchable 48V phantom power on push-button switches
Mic Pre Gain Range: -30 to -70 in 5 dB steps with 10 dB more available on the output fader
Output = +26 dBu at 1 kHz, noise = -90 dB at 20 Hz to 20 kHz
-0.4 dB at 40 Hz, -0.3 dB at 25 kHz frequency response mic input stage
20 Hz to 20 kHz +/-0.5 dB, maximum output stage
UPC: 757440437315

Phoenix Audio DRS8MK2 Specs

Channels8 Channels
Inputs8 Neutrik Combo XLR 1/4 / 6.3 mm sockets on Rear Panel for Mic Inputs & line inputs and Switched Jacks for DI Inputs
Outputs8 XLR's on Rear Panel
Additional Output25-Pin D-Style Connector on Rear Panel (Wired Tascam Standard)
Gain RangeMic Input: -30 to -70 in 5 dB Steps with 10 dB More Available on the Fader
Gain MeterLED Metering, 5-LED Meter on Each Channel (with Hysteresis)
Phantom PowerSwitchable 48V Phantom on Push-Button Switch
High Pass FilterOn Push-Button Switch (Roll-Off -6 db per Octave @ 80 Hz)
Phase ReverseOn Push-Button Switch
MuteOn Push-Button Switch
Pad FunctionOn Push-Button Switch: Enables Flexibility for Input Levels, Pad is Set at 15 dB
Recall MethodDetented Output Control, 21 Positions
Mic InputPhoenix Audio's Class-A, Transformerless, True Balanced Mic Input Stage
Microphone Impedance10 kOhms Mic Impedance for High-Quality Performance with All Mics, Particularly Ribbons Mics & Dynamic Mics
Transformer OutputsTransformer-balanced Output on Each Channel: Driven by the Phoenix Audio Class-A DSOP-2 Fully Discrete Output Stage. Each Transformer is Custom Wound
Output SpecsClass-A (DSOP-2) Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 Hz ±0.5 dB, Maximum
Output+26 dBu at 1 kHz, Noise = -90 dB at 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Frequency ResponseMic Input Stage: -0.4 dB at 40 Hz, -0.3 dB at 25 kHz
Other FeaturesAll Units Wired with PTFE Silver Military-Grade Cable
Power110 V / 240 V Mains Voltage Input Selector Switch Input
Rack Compatibility2 RU 19" Rack-Mount Unit
DimensionsNot Specified by Manufacturer
WeightNot Specified by Manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight23.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)23.25 x 18.35 x 7.25"
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