The B12A MKII 500 packs the same punch as its 12 rack cousin, but in the convenient and flexible 500 series format.
The API-style design features a delicious Cinemag input transformer, serves up huge portions of low-noise gain, and has the same classic American rock sound that the original API 312A is known for! Get ready to fill your lunchbox, 'cause once you go Black Lion Audio, you never go back!
The B12A MKII 500 is a single-channel, 500 series microphone preamp in the style of an API® 312A. It features a Cinemag input transformer, an Edcor output transformer, a Hi-Z input, phantom power, pad, and phase. Its plentiful, low-noise gain makes it easy to use with a wide range of microphones in live, broadcast, and studio environments. Its ultra-punchy, detailed Hi-Z input is perfect for capturing keyboards, synthesizers, and drum machines. It's the ideal companion to pillowy, fat sounds, and will liven up a mix with an undeniable energy!
500 Series format (lunchbox® required)Cinemag Input TransformerEdcor Output Transformer70dB GainHi-Z Input (passive, unbalanced)Phantom Power18dB PadPhase Switch
Max Microphone Input Level: +1dBuInput Impedance: 200Pad: 18dBGain (no pad): +26dB to +70dBEquivalent Input Noise (noise floor): -120dBuTHD+N (@ +4dBu output):.010% @ +22 dBu
.010% @ +36 dBu
.041% @ +56 dBu
.122% @ +66 dBu
Bandwidth (1kHz, 150 source, unweighted): 10Hz to 30kHz
Max D.I. Input Level: +18dBuInput Impedance: 1.1MPad: noneGain: +10dB to +53dBEquivalent Input Noise (noise floor): -94dBTHD+N (@ +4dBu output):.009% @ +10 dBu.115% @ +36 dBuBandwidth (1kHz, 600 unbalanced source, unweighted): 10Hz to 30kHz
Max Output Level: +28dBuOutput Impedance: 600
+/- 15v (lunchbox® supply)
1.5" x 6.5" x 5.25"
13" x 13" x 5"
GTIN (UPC/EAN) : 700254867151
Manufacturer Part Number : B12AMK2500