A-Designs Audio EM-Gold 500 Series Preamp

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  • $425$525

The A-Designs Audio 500 Series "EM" modules are transformer I/O microphone preamp / direct interfaces. All units in this series share the same basic feature-set, with differences in input and output transformers for different tonal characteristics. The front panel features input gain, +48V phantom power, a -20dB pad, polarity reversal, and a 1/4" instrument input.

The EM-Gold takes the steel output transformer from the EM-Silver and the nickel/steel input transformer from the EM-Red to create a sound that is "darker," more rolled-off in high frequencies.


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