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A-Designs MP-2A Stereo Tube Mic Pre

Sometimes, simple quality is the name of the game. The MP-2A is an all-tube, dual-channel mic preamp, modeled after the A-Designs' successful MP-2 and given added features.


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MSRP: Old Price $2,895.00 Discounted Price $2,595.00 Save : $300.00 (10%)
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MSRP: Old Price $2,895.00 Discounted Price $2,595.00 Save : $300.00 (10%)
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In 2006, the A-Designs' created their first Mic Preamp, the MP-2. It was all-tube and designed for smaller budgets, but despite its low price, it became a favorite of many major engineers. It was clean, yet still had the the warmth and richness of a fine, boutique tube pre, reminiscent of older tube guitar amps.

Bass Guitar, Sax & Flute, Drum Overheads and vocals have been favorite applications for the MP-2.

The new "A" series has many new features added, including a -20dB Pad Switch and selectable tone switches, allowing up to four different tones per channel. The new output gain of the MP1-A and MP-2A Series' has also gone from 46dB to 60dB, which is a perfect range for today's Ribbon Mics.

Utilizing world class input transformers by CineMag and custom designed output transformers for the lowest noise level and highest quality sound, the MP-2A brings the warmth and richness of analog to your recordings while maintaining a crystal clear spectrum of sound. The MP-2 is a professional class preamp for use on a variety of sources, and includes rear panel instrument and front panel line level inputs.

It delivers warmth, transparency, and a quality sound with a clean and airy high end like only a high quality all-tube pre-amp can.

  • All-tube design
  • Selectable tone switches offer four sounds per channel
    •   60dB gain allows use of next-generation ribbon mics
    •   EF86 input tubes/6N1P output tubes
    •   Cinemag input transformers and custom-wound output transformers
    •   True VU meters
    •   Dual level controls
    •   -20dB pad switch (per channel)
    •   Polarity switch (per channel)
    •   Toroidal power transformer
    •   Balanced XLR I/O and 1/4” direct injects
    •   Custom-milled faceplate, solid vented metal frame (2U rack size)

Things You Will Get:

    MP-2A Unit
    Power Cable
    Owner's Manual


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Series .
Model MP-2A
Weight 18 lbs
Dimensions 19 x 3.5 x 10 inches (2U Rack spaces)

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