The A-Designs MP-2A is a true tube-in, tube-out stereo microphone Pre-amplifier based on the celebrated MP-2 from A-Designs Audio.
The new "A" series has many modifications incorporated from the original MP Series. Some of the newer features include a -20dB Pad Switch, selectable tone switches, which allows you to create 4 different tones per channel. Also, the new output gain standard of the MP-1A and MP-2A Series is now 60 dB! Perfect for the new generation of Ribbon Microphones.
Utilizing world class input transformers by CineMag and custom designed output transformers for the lowest noise level and highest quality sound, the A-Designs MP-2A brings the warmth and richness of analog to your recordings while maintaining a crystal clear spectrum of sound. The MP-2 is a professional class preamp for use on a variety of sources, and includes rear panel instrument and front panel line level inputs.
It delivers warmth, transparency, and a quality sound with a clean and airy high end like only a high quality all-tube pre-amp can.
Whether you're looking for clarity and transparency, or the rich, euphonic sound of input tubes, the MP-2A delivers all that in spades, and more! Get one into your rack today....it'll never leave....
All True Tube Design
Dual EF86 Input Tubes
Dual 6N1P Output Tubes
Dual Cinemag Input Transformers
Dual Custom Wound Output Transformers
Dual VU Meters
Dual Level Controls
Dual -20dB Pad Switch
Dual Polarity Switch
Dual Phase Switches
Two pairs of Selectable Tone Switches
Custom Milled Face Plate
Solid Vented Metal Frame
2U Rack size
Toroid Power Transformer
Dual XLR Input Connectors
Dual XLR Output Connectors
Dual 1/4 Inch Direct Injects
High Gain (60 dB)
Input Impedance : 1.4k Ohm
Gain Range : 60 dB
Noise (EIN) : -128 dB
Mic Phantom Power : 48 Volt, Switchable
Mic Input Phase : 0-180 Ohm Switchable
Instrument Jack Input : dual XLR rear plus dual 1/4" front
Input Impedance : Min > 100k Ohm
Balanced Output : dual XLR
Output Impedance : 600 Ohms Switchable to 10k
Maximum Level : +22 dBu
Output : Low-Z, transformer-balanced
Frequency Response : 28 Hz - 60k Hz
Distortion (THD) : > .08 @ 1 Khz
Power Requirements : 100/120/230 VAC - 42 Watts
Dimensions (W x H x D) : 19" x 3.5" x 10", 482 x 89 x 254 mm