API 512C Mic / Line/ Di Pre amplifier. 500 series fully discrete microphone pre amp with the much loved and unique API tone, 65dB gain, 48V, unbalanced line in (20 Kohm imp) great for synths, front panel hi Z in [400 Kohm imp] , -20 db pad which also changes the line in/Hi Z input impedance, phase reverse, front or back panel mic input, full metering. As used on countless great sounding hit records across all genres of music for decades. +4 balanced output. Made in USA .
API 512C : £ 715 ex vat £ 858 inc vat
"If you only purchase one quality mic pre the API 512c is a very well informed choice, it produces an exceptional result. " niki melville-rogers ceo the studio shop 2015
“The 512C has the clearest and sweetest tone, with enormous detail, dynamics and tonal enhancement, yet somehow, the signal remains remarkably uncoloured. These are still my all time favourite mic preamps”. George Shilling – Resolution Magazine. July 2004.
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