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    SPL GainStation 1 Microphone and Instrument Preamplifier with ADC

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    spl The SPL GainStation 1, is a compact high-quality single channel microphone preamp that features a generous range of recording settings for its price and size. There is a dual stage gain input, featuring both solid state and tube circuitry, 50Hz filter, a three stage variable impedance switch, phantom power, peek/FET limiter switch and an output level encoder too.

    SPL GainStation 1 Features:

    • Separated Solid state and tube preamps. The tube preamp can be added to the solid state stage to add varying amounts of tube saturation from subtle to brutal
    • Peak/FET Limiter
    • Switchable Mic Input Impedance (200 Ohms, 1,2 & 10 kOhms)
    • Custom-made, fully discrete, class A op-amps (no off-the-shelf stuff here). 60V Rail operating voltage—twice as high as most common op-amps—for an incredible dynamic range.
    • All switch functions are handled by encapsulated relays with gold-plated contacts.
    • An extremely high amplifier slew rate of <40V/µs, ensuring clean transmission of high-frequency signal portions and rapid transients with virtually no clipping
    • An almost entirely DC-coupled signal path, making signal-degenerating condensers unnecessary.
    • An optimized layout guarantees the shortest possible signal paths, while generously proportioned grounding surfaces ensure low impedance and maximum shielding.
    • All resistors are within 0.1% tolerance and were selected after extensive listening tests.
    • A no-compromise power supply with extensive additional shielding and seven separately wound and regulated voltages.
    • A tube stage utilizing premium MKP foil condensers and a select 12 AX7 LPS tube for clear, dynamic audio.
    • Includes 24/192 AD converter and Lundahl input transformer
    • Made in Germany

    SPL GainStation 1 Specifications:

    Frequency response:
    1Hz-125kHz (Clean Gain 30dB, Tube Gain off, output level 0dB, +/- 0.5dB)
    1Hz-310kHz (Clean Gain 30dB, Tube Gain off, output level 0dB, +/- 3dB)
    1Hz-125kHz (Clean Gain 30dB, Tube Gain 1dB, output level 0dB, +/- 0.5dB)

    0.0005% (Clean Gain 24dB, Tube Gain off, output level +6dB, 20-22kHz)
    0.032% (Clean Gain 23dB, Tube Gain 1dB, output level +6dB, 20-22kHz)

    -95.4dBu (Clean Gain 10dB, Tube Gain off, A-weighted)
    -91.8dBu (Clean Gain 30dB, Tube Gain off, A-weighted)
    -67.2dBu (Clean Gain 60dB, Tube Gain off, A-weighted)
    -86.4dBu (Clean Gain 20dB, Tube Gain 10dB, A-weighted)

    EIN: 127.2dB (Clean Gain 60dB, Tube Gain off, A-weighted, 40Ohm)
    Dynamic response: ›130dB (20-22kHz, A-weighted)
    Common Mode Rejection: ›80dB (Clean Gain 30dB, Tube Gain off, 1kHz, Input -30dBu)
    Max. Input Level (Mic Input, Hi-Z Input): +17dBu
    Maximum Output Level: +34dBu
    Input Impedance (Instrument input): ›1MOhm
    Output impedance: ›75Ohm
    Slew Rate: ›40V/µs  (Clean Gain 30dB, Tube Gain off, Output Level +6dB)
    Phantom power: 48V +/-2V
    Power consumption (w/o AD converter): 25W

    Housing & Weight:
    (W x H x D): 106 x 122 x 271 mm; 4.17“ x 4.8“ x 10.67“
    Weight (without Lundahl transformer and AD converter): 2,65 kg, 5.84lbs

    0dBu = 0.775V. Subject to change without notice Need more info on the SPL GainStation 1?