The Black Lion Auteur MkII is a two channel preamp that capture lots of detail and nuance, and transformer-coupled output stages that impart a nice touch of vintage vibe.
The Auteur has been a staple preamp in studios around the world for many years. It has become the go-to choice for bridging the gap between clean, transparent preamps and those with lots of color and bite. The Auteur MkII is the next step in perfecting this combination of vintage and modern sound at an affordable price!
The Auteur MkII has a revamped gain stage that results in higher gain, lower noise, lower distortion, and a more extended frequency response than the original design. Use it on drums for rotund results. Throw it on vocals for a silky polish. Hear guitars soar like never before. No matter what you use it on, the Auteur MkII will do the job like a pro!
Ultra High-Speed Input StagesEdcor Output Transformers65dB GainExtended Frequency ResponseLow Distortion & NoisePhantom PowerPhase Switch10dBu PadXLR Microphone InputTRS Line Output (balanced)
Max Microphone Input Level: +1dBuInput Impedance: 6000Pad: 10dBuGain (no pad): +14dB to +65dBEquivalent Input Noise (noise floor): -108dBTHD+N (@ +4dBu output):.0033% @ +10dBu Gain
.0054% @ +24dBu Gain
.0112% @ +32dBu Gain
.027% @ +40dBu Gain
.078% @ +50dBu Gain
.21% @ +62dBu Gain
Bandwidth (1kHz, 150 source, unweighted): 10Hz to 30kHz
Max Output Level: +26dBuOutput Impedance: 150Power Supply: 24VAC, 500mA External SupplyProduct Dimensions: 9.5" x 6.5" x 1.75"Product Weight: 3.2 lbsShipping Dimensions: 13" x 11" x 5"Shipping Weigh: 5.5 lbs