TUBE-TECH MEC-1A Recording Channel

TUBE-TECH MEC-1A - Tube Based Recording Channel with Microphone Preamp/DI, Three Band EQ and Optical Compressor

TUBE-TECH MEC-1A - Tube Based Recording Channel with Microphone Preamp/DI, Three Band EQ and Optical Compressor

B&H # TUMEC1A MFR # MEC1A
Close

Now Viewing:

Special Order
Expected availability: 7-14 business days

This item is noncancelable and nonreturnable.

B&H $500 Gift Card Dash

Share for a chance to win a $500 B&H Gift Card!

Share on Twitter

Share a favorite product for chances to win one of eight $500 B&H Gift Cards!
1 new winner announced every Monday starting Nov 5th!
Limit 1 entry per day: Come back every day to increase your chance of winning.

Be sure to mention #BHWishList when you share!

Congrats to our winners so far:

Next winner: Nov 19th

James Z. (Wk 1)

Ralph H. (Wk 2)

Official Rules

OFFICIAL B&H $500.00 GIFT CARD DASH SWEEPSTAKE RULES

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash (the "Sweepstakes") is void where prohibited by law and is sponsored by B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 ("Sponsor"). It is not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Twitter in any way.

Entry Period/Methods of Entry. The Sweepstakes will run from on or about October 28, 2018 until on or about December 23, 2018 (the "Entry Period"). Entries received outside the Entry Period are void. Enter the Sweepstakes via either one of the following methods. (1) Share any product found on the B&H website (the "Website") on Facebook or Twitter via the dedicated links contained on the website using the hashtag #BHWishlist; or (2) Mail a postcard (postmarked during the Entry Period) containing your name, address, phone number, and email address, and indicate the subject(s), if any, about which you are interested in receiving future emails from B&H (e.g. photo, video, audio, computers, home theater, portable entertainment ) (optional) to: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, c/o B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (either option, an "Entry"). Entries must not, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Entries owned by a third party, or the use of any trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, or products owned by a third party are not acceptable for entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit 1 entry per person, per day.

Winner Selection/Prizes/Odds. The B&H Social Team will randomly select a winner from among all eligible entries every Monday during the Entry Period, for a total eight (8) winners (each a "Winner"). Each Winner will receive a B&H Gift Card pre-valued in the amount of $500.00. No cash or other substitutions will be offered. Winner selection is in the sole and absolute discretion of the B&H Social Team. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be notified and receive their prize at the email address associated with the account to which their Entry was posted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Identity of Winners/Eligible Participants. Winners will be identified by the email account associated with the Facebook or Twitter account from which their Entry was submitted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. An email account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such email account by the internet access or online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with such email account. Any issues regarding the identity of a Winner shall be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the United States that are at least eighteen (18) years of age on their entry date and is not open to employees of Sponsor, their immediate family, any person domiciled with such employees, or any affiliates or subsidiaries of Sponsor.

Entry Ownership/Entrant Agreements. Entrants retain full ownership and copyrights to their Submission. However, by entering the Sweepstakes entrants grant Sponsor permission to use their Entries for promotional purposes on their respective social media channels with proper credit. Entrants also agree: (a) to be bound by these Official B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes Rules; (b) that any claims related to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and that awards, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes, and shall not include incidental or consequential damages or attorneys fees; and (c) that any actual or perceived ambiguities in these rules shall be interpreted by Sponsor in their sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability/Sponsor Modification/Cancellation Rights/ Choice of Law/ Venue/ Winners List. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete entries or for failure to receive entries due to technical failures or human error of any kind. Winners agree that Sponsor will have no responsibility for losses or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's consent to the publication of his or her name by Sponsor in any media for commercial or promotional purposes without limitation or further compensation subject to Sponsor's respective Privacy Policies. Sponsor may modify or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time and may disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to have attempted to or actually tampered with or otherwise abused any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that in the unlikely event a dispute arises in connection with this Sweepstakes, it will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and heard exclusively in a court of applicable jurisdiction in the County and State of New York irrespective of any choice of law provisions to the contrary. To receive names of the winners by U.S. mail, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., Attn: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Any Winners List request must be received by B&H within one (1) year of the date the Sweepstakes is conducted.

Let us know how to reach you if you win!

Privacy 100% guaranteed; email address for contact purposes only

Email

Already have a B&H account? Just log in tomorrow to enter again!

$0 VA Sales Tax Collected on This Item
$4,950.00
Add to Wish List Item in Wish List

TUBE-TECH MEC1A overview

  • 1Description

The MEC 1A from Tube Tech is a single channel "Recording Channel" featuring a microphone preamp, equalizer and opto compressor. The unit is all tube based except for the power supply.

MEC 1A features a master output gain control, a VU meter for displaying the output or amount of compression, gold plated switches and conductive plastic potentiometers.

The heart of the shelving and bell filters feature a tube operational amplifier. The input and output have fully floating transformers and all DC voltages are stabilized, except the anode voltage for the output stage.

Microphone Preamp

Consists of a microphone input transformer (with a static screen) and two dual tube preamplifiers, delivering a total gain range of +20dB to +70dB
Switchable -20dB pad, switchable +48V phantom-power and phase reverse
High-pass filter for the microphone and the DI input is switchable between off, 20Hz and 40Hz

EQ

Low and high shelving filter with a gain range of +/-15dB, each with six switchable frequencies
Band filter with a gain range of +/-20dB, twelve switchable frequencies and a bandwidth control
The shelving and the bell filters are designed around a dual tube amplifier
Separate EQ-section I/O switch

Compressor

Optical compressor with controls for ratio, threshold, attack and release
Can be switched between "manual" attack and release and "fixed" attack and release
Linkable for stereo applications
Can be placed pre or post EQ
Separate in/out switch
In the Box
TUBE-TECH MEC-1A - Tube Based Recording Channel with Microphone Preamp/DI, Three Band EQ and Optical Compressor
  • AC Power Cable
  • One (1) Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    TUBE-TECH MEC1A specs

    Number of Channels Single
    Inputs 1 x XLR
    1 x 1/4" TRS Link
    Outputs 1 x XLR
    1 x 1/4" TRS Link
    Frequency Response 15Hz to 80kHz, -3dB
    Noise <-82dBu, gain @ 20dB (22Hz-22kHz)
    Preamp
    Gain Range Mic: 20dB to 70dB
    DI: 10dB to 60dB
    Maximum Output >+26dBu
    Input Impedance Mic preamp: >1.2kΩ
    DI input: 1MΩ
    Phantom Power +48V
    Compressor
    Threshold Range Off to -20dBu
    Ratio 1.5:1 to 10:1
    Attack Time 1 mS to 100 mS
    Release Time 60 mS to 2 S
    Slope Not specified by manufacturer
    Sidechain For linking multiple units only
    Equalizer
    Filter Type Low-shelf
    Mid-band
    High-shelf
    Frequency Bands Low-shelf: 20, 30, 50, 70, 100, 160Hz (stepped)
    Mid-band: 40, 60, 80, 130, 250 and 500Hz and 1, 1.6, 2.5, 4, 7, 10kHz (stepped)
    High-shelf: 4, 6, 8, 12, 18, 26kHz (stepped)
    Bandwidth Mid-band: Continuously variable from sharp to broad
    Range (Boost/Cut) Low-shelf: +/-15dB
    Mid-band: +/-20dB
    High-shelf: +/-15dB
    Light Indication
    Threshold Range Not applicable
    Ratio Not applicable
    Attack Time Not applicable
    De-Esser
    Threshold Range Not applicable
    Frequency Range Not applicable
    Gate
    Gate Threshold Not applicable
    Gate Rate Not applicable
    Physical
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 19" x 8 1/8" x 3 1/2"
    Weight 12.1 lbs
    Specialties Side-chain circuit allows up to ten compressors to be linked together
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 15.6 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 24.4 x 14.8 x 9.4"

    TUBE-TECH MEC1A reviews

    Be the first to review this item

    TUBE-TECH MEC1A Q&A

    TUBE-TECH MEC1A accessories

    See any errors on this page? Let us know.