Avalon U5 Pure Class A Mono Instrument …

Avalon U5 Pure Class A Mono Instrument  ...Avalon – Avalon U5 Pure Class A Mono Instrument Di-Preamplifier Black
On the gig, a good quality DI is good to have. In the studio, a great one is essential, and here it is. The Avalon U5 has earned a revered home in the pantheon of studio equipment. Miking a bass speaker has its charm, but the noise and inconsistent dynamic response can make the mixing process a challenge. The U5 solves the problems of dynamics and noise by way of a unique passive tone selector with a variable gain preamp and filter. The high input impedance accepts a wide variety of signal levels and instruments from acoustic guitars to high-output active bass guitars and keyboards. The U5 direct box is loaded with sonic character and user features professionals demand.Sonic excellenceThe Avalon U5 Pure Class A instrument DI & preamplifier is the most powerful direct box available today. Designed to optimize absolute signal integrity and musical performance, the U5 includes many features and sonic excellence unequaled by lesser designs. The U5 is ideal for bass guitar and acoustic instruments, electric guitars, keyboards, synthesizers and low output pickups.Features include state-of-the-art, high input impedance input stage for zero load effect on sensitive pickups and keyboards, 100% discrete, Pure Class A signal amplifiers, practical user features and rugged hardware designed to deliver true high performance audio for many years.Designed for deep & controlled bassAvalon U5 DI-preamps have been in use around the world since 1995. They have found their way into the world’s leading musicians rigs and recording sessions and been featured on thousands of the best selling (and sounding) albums and live performances.Minimum signal path designThe U5 includes a variable gain Class A preamplifier to boost low level pickup signals and a high level speaker input for capturing the live sound of the instruments amplifier. Six passive tone-EQ curves are also included to enhance a variety of acousPure Class A, 100% discrete designVariable gain preamp to +30dB.Dual microphone and line outputsVery low noise (-100dB) and high headroom (+30dB)DC coupled Class A output for superior bassHigh cut switch eliminates noiseLow distortion less than 0.5% THD and IMDHigh-level 400 watt speaker inputActive to thru selector – ground isolation switch100% discrete power supplies for audio pathInternal toroidal power supply for low noise
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