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Black Lion Audio B173 Single Channel Mic Pre (1073 Reproduction)

The B173 is Black Lion Audio's own Single-Channel, 1073-style microphone preamp, their homage one of the most sought-after preamps in the world of professional recording.


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In addition to being one of the most affordable quality pres of its type, but it sonically stands on its own at any price point. Black Lion's goal was to capture the essence of the original 1073 at a price anyone can afford and it sounds like they accomplished that goal.

  • Input and output transformers
  • Stepped gain
  • Output level control
  • Phantom power and phase switch.
  • Direct Hi-Z Instrument Input
  • 80dB of gain
  • Housed in a 1U, 1/2 rack chassis.

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Things You Will Get:

    B173 Mic Preamp
    Power supply


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Other Features Noise Floor - 105dBu
Dynamic range - 112dBu

DI input impedance is 1 Megohm.
Mic input impedance is 150 ohms.

Mic at minimum gain has .2% THD+N
Mic at 50dB of gain has .16% THD+N
DI at unity has .02% THD+N
Channels 1
Gain Mic: +12dB to +80dB, DI: -inf to +24dB
Phantom Power Yes
Analog Inputs Number 1
Analog Input Types Lo-Z XLR x 1, Hi-Z TS x 1
Analog Outputs Number 1
Analog Outputs Types TRS x 1
Dimensions 9.5 x 1.75 x 7 inches (WxHxD)
Weight 3.2 lbs.
Model B173
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