Behringer TUBE ULTRAGAIN MIC500USB Vacuum Tube Preamplifier
The TUBE ULTRAGAIN MIC500USB Vacuum Tube Preamplifier from Behringer gives you the sound quality of a vintage tube preamp and a high-end DI box all-in-one, plus a built-in USB audio interface that lets you record straight to your computer. The hand-selected 12AX7 tube and preamplifier can be used to warm up a signal fast, giving it depth and character in applications for recordings, live sound, podcasts, voice-overs, and more.
Featuring XLR and 1/4" TRS connectors, the preamplifier has +48V phantom power so you can use high-quality condenser mics. There is a rotary switch with 16-preamp voicings, which covers a wide range of applications for vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, bass, keyboards, and more. Other features include a powerful headphone output with level control knob and direct monitor select switch.
Additionally, you can connect directly to your Windows or Mac computer via a single USB cable. Now any signal source you connect to the MIC500USB can be recorded directly to your hard drive. Furthermore, Tracktion DAW software for composing, recording, editing, mixing, and sharing your music with the world is also included via a download link.
The TUBE ULTRAGAIN MIC500USB's hand-selected 12AX7 vacuum tube gives everything from microphones to acoustic guitars, or bass guitars a vintage tube vibe in a dependable and ultra-affordable package.
For studio and live applications, the balanced XLR and 1/4" TRS inputs give you the maximum flexibility in either environment. The MIC500USB's controls consists of: switches for +48V phantom power, 20 dB pad, phase reverse and limiter, plus vintage-style gain and output knobs.
There are 16 unique preamp voicings that cover a wide-range of applications including vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, bass, keyboards, and more.
The built-in audio interface can connect directly to your Mac or Windows computer via a single USB cable.
Tracktion software is included that lets you compose, record, edit, mix and share your music with the world. It is a single-screen interface that gives you all the tools of an entire professional-grade recording studio.
• For Mic, Instrument & Line-Level Sources
• 12AX7 Vacuum Tube for Warmth
• 16 Preamp Voicings for Instruments
• 48V Phantom Power
• Phase Reverse Switch & 20 dB Pad
• 8-Segment LED Level Meter