ART's Tube MP is the world’s most popular external tube microphone preamp. Whether you’re working with a digital, computer or analog recording system, the Tube MP’s TEC award nominated design will allow you to obtain professional recording studio results at a fraction of the cost of comparable equipment.
The hybrid design of the Tube MP allows it to add warmth and fatness to a signal while maintaining exceptionally low-noise and high quality. While its primary application is to be used with a microphone, the Tube MP is an exceptional direct box - impedance matching, amplifying and improving the sound of any instrument plugged into it.
The usage of external mic/line preamps has become increasingly popular over the past several years. The Tube MP offers superior performance and sound quality to the “on-board” preamps found in today’s low-cost mixers and multi-trackers.
It’s sound has been consistently favored over other products costing upwards to ten-times its price. Professional quality sound combined with professional features like: a hand-selected 12AX7a tube, phantom power and phase reverse are what have made the Tube MP a staple in thousands of studios worldwide.
For a minimal investment, a Tube MP can provide the single largest improvement to the sound of your studio.
ART Tube MP Features:
Provides superior preamplification for microphones, instruments and line level sources
Hand selected 12AX7a tube provides 70 dB of gain with smooth, warm and fat sound quality
Variable Input and Output gain controls
Excellent as a tube DI
+48 Volt Phantom Power
Phase Reversal Switch
Superior sonic Performance to onboard preamps
Portable, all steel construction
ART Tube MP Specifications:
CMMR: > 75 dB (typ @ 1 kHz)
Dynamic Range: > 100 dB (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
Equivalent Input Noise: -129 dBu ('A' weighted XLR to XLR)
Frequency Response: 10 Hz to 20 kHz (+0, -1dB)
Input Impedance: 2 kOhms (XLR), 840 kOhms (1/4")
Maximum Gain: 70 dB (XLR to XLR typical)
Maximum Input Level: +14 dBu (XLR), +22 dBu (1/4")
Maximum Output Level: +28 dBu (XLR), +22 dBu (1/4")