The silver Avalon V55 Pure Class A Dual/Mono Microphone Preamplifier is a two-channel ultrahigh-performance preamplifier, instrument DI, and all-input re-amp.
Each element of the Avalon V55 is specifically catered to the source. Each channel has separate XLR mic, XLR line, TRS line, and 1/4" Hi-Z inputs for optimal impedance loading. The switchable input pad features variable attenuation, depending on the input that is being used.
Rather than providing just the bare minimum of a low-cut filter, Avalon has included a selectable TONE-BANK of 10 input EQ curves. Additionally, to combat high-frequency noise from instrument pickups, a separate high-cut filter of -3 dB at 3.7 kHz can be engaged.
The versatility continues all the way to the output section, featuring balanced XLR and TRS outputs and reamp/thru outputs. To take it one step further, Avalon has included a 1/4" headphone jack allowing you to record and perfect DI guitar or bass tracks silently, and reamp them later, concentrating only on your tone.
The Avalon V55 starts as a boutique microphone preamplifier, but that's really just the beginning of what it can do. It has the versatility and feature set to serve as dual-mono analog front-end for any audio source.