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The WA-2MPX is an authentic reproduction of the most revered microphone tube preamp that pioneered the birth of rock 'n' roll & radio-ready hits. With premium components and true-to-original circuit design, WA-2MPX authentically delivers the iconic analog warmth and tape-era tube tone that is still chased by today's modern artists. Authentic Reproduction of the Most Revered Tape-Era Tube Mic Preamp: the WA-2MPX is based on the 351-style tube preamplifier found in American tape machines that pioneered the birth of rock 'n' roll & radio-ready hits. Power & Versatility for a Wider Range of Analog Tone: Delivering an impressive 300V of raw power & 90dB of tube gain, WA-2MPX achieves clean gain & powerful volume, that pushes the tubes to saturate just like the most timeless analog gear. Premium Components & Handwired Construction for an Authentic Vintage Experience: Hand-assembled with three premium tubes per channel paired with custom-wound true-to-spec USA CineMag transformers, the WA-2MPX authentically reproduces all the analog tone of the original. Selectable, All-Analog Tape Saturation: WA-2MPX uses discrete analog components that provide compression, saturation, and non-linear frequency response for authentic tape-era reel-to-reel sound at 15IPS. Hi-Pass (80Hz) & Low-Pass (2kHz) Filters to Refine Tone: the 2kHz low-pass filter allows you to further shape and focus your tone, dialing in ultimate midrange warmth & punch. the 80Hz hi-pass filter helps remove unwanted bass noise from unruly sources. Carefully inspected at Warm Audio Headquarters in Austin, Texas by trained engineers & musicians with a passion for helping you sound your best.

  • Authentic reproduction of the most revered Tape-era tube preamp
  • Fully discrete, hand-built construction with 3 tubes per channel for ultimate analog tone
  • Selectable tape saturation adds harmonic distortion & natural compression
  • 90dB of analog tube gain per channel
  • Custom-wound, large-core CineMag USA transformers
  • Mic Input: 600? transformer (6000? rated)
  • Mic Input with "Tone" engaged: 150? transformer (1500? rated)
  • Premium (2X) 12AX7 & (1X) 12AU7 vacuum tubes
  • 600? Output attenuator
  • Engage high gain control for an added 20db (from 70db to 90db) of clean gain for low-output mics and low-volume sources
  • 48v Phantom Power & polarity switch
  • Classic Warm Audio tone control that alters the input transformer impedance adding extra analog colour
  • 80Hz High-pass filter to control unruly bass frequencies
  • 2kHz Low-pass filter to focus preamp power & warmth on mids for added punch
  • Inputs: XLR Mic, TS instrument & TRS line
  • Outputs: XLR / TRS line level
  • VU Meter Level indication
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz
  • Aluminum Faceplate, Steel Chassis & Vintage Bakelite-Style knobs
  • Internal IEC 115V/230V Power inlet
  • Weight: 12.3 lbs / 5.1 kg

Warm Audio WA-2MPX Tube Preamp

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