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ATI M100 ULTIMIKE

FEATURES: Single-channel; 48-volt Phantom Power; servo-stabilized, extremely low noise instrumentation amplifier input; +22 dBm transformer output; switchable gain and limiting.

PRICE: $489

CONTACT: ATI Audio | 856-719-9900 | www.atiaudio.com

MILLENNIA Media HV-3R

FEATURES: Eight-channel; remote controllable; 48-volt; Polarity, Mute, Link switches; Gain control in 1 dB steps 8-69 dB range; AELogic software for Ethernet operation; Pro Tools|HD-compatible MIDI control protocol; 130 volt, DC, HROE output, AD-R96 Digital Output options.

PRICE: $5,149

CONTACT: Millennia Media | 530-647-0750 | www.mil-media.com

D.W. FEARN VT-2 Vacuum Tube Preamp

FEATURES: Two-channel; 48-volt Phantom Power; gain controls; switchable 20 dB input pad; setting for very low-Z mics; VU meters; all Class-A triode design.

PRICE: $3,900

CONTACT: D.W. Fearn | 610-793-2526 | www.dwfearn.com

BLUE Robbie

FEATURES: Single-channel; Class-A discrete ECC88 tube, transformerless input stage; ultra-low noise (-131 dB); high headroom (34 dB); 48V Phantom Power; 10 Hz - 100 kHz.

PRICE: $1,299

CONTACT: Blue Microphones | 818-879-5200 | www.bluemic.com

SM PRO AUDIO EP84

FEATURES: Eight-channel; modular PCB design; 48-volt Phantom Power and insert points per channel; ultra-wide dynamic range and low noise; phase reverse; -20 dB pad and 80 Hz low cut filter per channel; optional ADAT module; freq. response 20 Hz - 20 kHz.

PRICE: $339

CONTACT: SM Pro Audio | www.smproaudio.com

VIDEOQUIP MP-2 Dual

FEATURES: Two-channel; +48V Phantom Power; 25 - 60 dB gain controls; locking XLR inputs; two balanced analog outputs per channel, level control; removable screw clamp terminal block output connectors; clipping indicators; -120 dB hum+noise; 1/2 RU.

PRICE: $420

CONTACT: Videoquip Research, Ltd. | 416-293-1042 | www.videoquip.com

CRANE SONG Flamingo

FEATURES: Two-channel; 48V Phantom Power; sweepable gain in 6 db steps to 66 db gain; discrete Class A; attenuation; phase reverse; “Iron,” “Sound” effects; original setting, one to match large diaphragm condenser mics.

PRICE: $3,125

CONTACT: Crane Song | 715-398-3627 | www.cranesong.com

A-DESIGNS AUDIO Pacifica

FEATURES: Dual mono solid state; custom wound input and output transformers; 72 dB gain; Direct Inject HiZ; phase switch; pad switch; 48-volt Phantom Power; 1RU.

PRICE: $2,250

CONTACT: A-Designs Audio | 818-716-4153 | www.adesignsaudio.com

TC ELECTRONIC Studio Konnekt 48

FEATURES: 24 input, 24 output Firewire I/O; Built in DSP and speaker management; 4 Impact II mic preamps; ADAT I/O; 24bit/192 kHz; Remote Control with talkback; includes Resfilter, Assimilator and Integrator Plug-ins.

PRICE: $1,499

CONTACT: TC Electronic | 818-665-4900 | www.tcelectronic.com

PRISM SOUND Maselec MMA-4XR

FEATURES: Four-channel; Phantom Power; mute; phase invert; gain control; low noise and distortion; transparent.

PRICE: $4,750

CONTACT: Prism Sound | 973-983-9577 | www.prismsound.com

TRUE SYSTEMS P-SOLO

FEATURES: Single-channel; balanced dual-servo, high-dynamic range transformerless design; internal linear AC power supply; high-impedance instrument input; high-pass filter; Phantom Power; dual analog outputs; four-level metering.

PRICE: $695

CONTACT: TRUE Systems/TransAudio | 702-365-5155 | www.transaudiogroup.com

DAKING Mic-Pre IV

FEATURES: Four-channel; 1RU; Class A; all discrete transistor circuitry; transformer balanced inputs/outputs; all relay switching with gold bi-furcated contacts; switchable Phantom Power; 20 db pad on mic input; three inputs, mic-line-instrument; continuously variable gain control; 20-egment VU meter.

PRICE: $3,150

CONTACT: Daking/TransAudio | 702-365-5155 | www.transaudiogroup.com

API 512C

FEATURES: Mic/line/instrument preamp; low noise (-129 EIN); 65 dB of gain; Phantom Power; switchable polarity; -20 dB pad; XLR, 1/4-inch connectors, rear panel mic access.

PRICE: $795

CONTACT: API | 301-776-7879 | www.apiaudio.com

ART TubeFire 8

FEATURES: Eight-channel tube preamp; FireWire; 44.1 – 192 kHz; gain and output controls; eight combo inputs; eight TRS outputs; 48-volt Phantom Power; phase invert per channel; selectable output; headphone monitor output.

PRICE: $699

CONTACT: Applied Research and Technology/Yorkville | www.artproaudio.com

CHANDLER LIMITED Germanium

FEATURES: Single-channel; 48V Phantom Power; phase reverse; pad; “thick” switch; “feedback” control; switchable LED meter.

PRICE: $1,050

CONTACT: Chandler Limited | 319-885-4200 | www.chandlerlimited.com