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Black Lion B12A Mk2 single channel 312a-style preamp

Black Lion B12A Mk2 single channel 312a-style preamp

Black Lion Audio's B12a was inspired by the classic 'American' tone of the API 312a and delivers similar high-end rock sound.

£445.83 ex VAT £535.00 inc VAT

UK List Price: £495.37 ex VAT

UK List Price: £594.44 inc VAT

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Black Lion B12A Mk2 Preamp

Black Lion Audio's B12a was inspired by the classic 'American' tone of the API 312a and delivers similar high-end rock sound. Since the original Mk1, Black Lion Audio have upgraded the B12a's internal transformer to provide more gain and even lower noise.

Sporting 48v of phantom power, pad, phase reversal and a even hi-z input, the B12a Mk2 is a great pick for both mics and instruments.

Black Lion B12A Mk2 Preamp Features:

  • Cinemag Input Transformer
  • Edcor Output Transformer
  • 70dB Gain
  • Hi-Z Input (passive, unbalanced)
  • Phantom Power
  • 18dB Pad
  • Phase Switch
  • XLR Microphone Input
  • TRS Line Output (balanced)

Black Lion B12A Mk2 Preamp Specifications

Mic Section

Max Microphone Input Level: +1dBu

Input Impedance: 200Ω

Pad: 18dB

Gain (no pad): +26dB to +70dB

Equivalent Input Noise (noise floor): -120dBu

THD+N (@ +4dBu output): .012% @ +22 dBu | .013% @ +36 dBu | .046% @ +56 dBu | .145% @ +66 dBu

Bandwidth (1kHz, 150Ω source, unweighted): 10Hz to 30kHz

 

D.I. Section

Max D.I. Input Level: +18dBu

Input Impedance: 1.1MΩ

Pad: none

Gain: +10dB to +53dB

Equivalent Input Noise (noise floor): -102dB

THD+N (@ +4dBu output): .013% @ +10 dBu | .124% @ +36 dBu

Bandwidth (1kHz, 600Ω unbalanced source, unweighted): 10Hz to 30kHz

Output Section

Max Output Level: +28dBu

Output Impedance: 600Ω

 

General

Power Supply: 24VAC, 500mA External Supply

Product Dimensions: 9.5” x 6.5” x 1.75”

Product Weight: 3.2 lbs

Shipping Dimensions: 13” x 13” x 5”

Shipping Weight: 6 lbs

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