MPN #T12    
API Select T12


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2 Channel all-tube, Class-A microphone preamp with proprietary AP2516 input transformer

The API Select T12 is a classic 2-channel, all-tube, Class-A microphone preamplifier designed with API's proprietary AP2516 transformer in the input stage and a custom API transformer on the output stage. Built with 12AT7WC and 12BH7 dual-triode vacuum tubes, the T12 represents a new and exciting variation in API's preamplifier technology and provides the user with unique tonal options. The T12 can handle a wide range of production applications including stereo operation. Carefully engineered to deliver classic tube performance and sound, the T12 delivers API's famous warmth, punch and clarity in an all-new way and features our industry-exclusive Five Year Warranty.
  • All-tube, Class-A microphone preamplifier
  • Proprietary AP2516 input transformer
  • Audio circuit uses 12AT7WC and 12BH7, dual-triode vacuum tubes
  • Custom API output transformer
  • Variable microphone input impedance
  • Switchable 48-volt phantom power
  • High-impedance, unbalanced ¼" instrument input
  • MIC/HI-Z input switch
  • 11-step detented preamp gain control
  • Low-cut filter with 3 fixed frequencies
  • 11-step detented output trim with 0.5dB steps for precise control
  • Detented controls for accurate recall and channel matching
  • LED peak indicator
  • Classic analog VU meters for output
  • XLR and ¼" TRS output connections
  • Input Impedance: Microphone: 500W, 1500W, 2000W, & 2500W (variable) - HI-Z: 500kW
    Output impedance: 75 ohms, can drive 600 ohm loads
    Maximum input level: +24dBu with -20dB PAD engaged and gain set to 20dB
    Gain Range: 0db to +70dB
    Maximum output level: +24dBu
    SNR: 98dB
    Frequency Response: 20Hz - 30kHz (+0dB / -1dB)
    Power Consumption: 40W
    Size: 19" x 3.5" x 12" Deep
    Size (Boxed for Shipping): 21" x 9" x 15"
    Actual Weight: 14 lbs.
    Shipping Weight: 17 lbs.
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