Baton Rouge, LA (September 13, 2005)–PreSonus Audio Electronics Inc. is now shipping the ADL 600, a high-voltage class A, two-channel vacuum tube microphone preamplifier. The ADL 600 is designed by tube circuit designer Anthony DeMaria, president of Anthony DeMaria Labs and engineered, manufactured and distributed by PreSonus. Based in Baton Rouge, LA, PreSonus’ headquarters and staff made it safely through Hurricane Katrina, and were operational even by September 1, according to a report on the company’s web site.
PreSonus describes its ADL 600 as having a one-of-a-kind preamplifier design, loaded with six vacuum tubes running on 600 volt power rails and delivering an astounding 75dB of gain and -100dB signal to noise ratio. Features on the ADL 600 include variable microphone input impedance, instrument input, line input, 48V phantom power, -20dB pad, phase invert, variable high pass filter, as well as analog VU and fast-acting ten-segment LED’s for metering. The ADL 600 has custom designed input and output transformers, toroidal power transformer, rotary switch attenuators, conductive plastic potentiometers, military grade vacuum tubes and the list goes on.
According to PreSonus, the ADL 600 delivers a rich and smooth sonic character perfect for any microphone, instrument, sound module, keyboard, stereo buss signal conditioning and even mastering. The ADL 600 has an MSRP of $2,295.
Please visit the ADL website at www.presonus.com/adl600.html for more information.