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Chameleon Labs 500 Series 581 Class AB Microphone Preamp

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The Chameleon Labs Model 581 is a discrete Class AB 500 series microphone preamplifier module, with an extraordinary sonic signature at an amazing pr...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 03-02-2018

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Incredible, warm sound from this well priced 500 series microphone preamp.

The Chameleon Labs Model 581 is a discrete Class AB 500 series microphone preamplifier module, with an extraordinary sonic signature at an amazing price point. Its clarity and incredibly solid low end is reminiscent of renowned classic designs. Rich, warm, and musical, the 581 provides detailed results by employing classic circuit design, polystyrene capacitors, hand selected components and custom wound transformers, Chameleon Labs ensures that the Model 581 will exhibit classic audio sound. It is also designed to comply with any 500 series powered chassis approved by the API VPR Alliance

FEATURES
Discrete Class AB Circuit
API 500 series compatible card
Powered by CPS-501 Powered Chassis or any 500 series compatible power supply
Fully balanced transformer mic input, which can be upgraded to a vintage style Carnhill unit
Transformer balanced output
300 Ohms or 1.2K Ohms mic input selector
48VDC phantom power selector
Hi-Z Direct Input for instruments on the front panel
Output level control functions as a fader when going straight to D.A.W. or tape
LED illuminated push buttons for visual confirmation
LED Metering (Power, Signal, +4dB, Peak)

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SPECIFICATIONS
Microphone Input Impedance: 300Î or 1,200Î 
Microphone Amplifier Gain: +25 dB to +80 dB in 5 dB steps
Output Impedance: 100Î Noise: -115.5 dB
Maximum Output: +26 dB into 600Î
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20 kHz +/- 1 dB.
Weight: 2.8lb.
Dimensions (WxHxD): 1.5" x 5.25"
Depth to Rear of Mounting Surface: 5.938" =/- 0.02"
Power Requirements: +/- 16 V @ ‰¤ 130 ma, +48 V @ 5 ma
One-year warranty
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