Hairball Audio Elements Mic Preamp Series

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Hairball Audio Elements Mic Preamp Series
The Hairball Audio Elements series of DIY mic preamps provides several new takes on a classic preamp topology: transformer-coupled I/O, and a single discrete op-amp for gain. Designed in conjunction with respected DIY audio product maker Eisen Audio, the preamps are 500-series compatible and come in several variations based on op-amp and transformers used. [gallery link="file" columns="4" ids="6045,6046,6047,6048" link="file"] <strong>Features:</strong> <ul> <li>4 preamp variations: <ul> <li><strong>Gold:</strong> <ul> <li>"Clean" preamp; uses Jensen 990-derived opamp and Jensen transformers</li> </ul> </li> <li><strong>Copper:</strong> <ul> <li>"British"-style; original-design Eisen Audio opamp and Ed Anderson-designed and built Carnhill reproduction transformers</li> </ul> </li> <li><strong>Bronze:</strong> <ul> <li>LA-3A-inspired; original-design opamp and Cinemag/Ed Anderson LA-3A reproduction transformers</li> </ul> </li> <li><strong>Silver:</strong> <ul> <li>DIY platform; multi-configuration preamp with 2520 and DIP-8 opamp footprint compatibility and multiple transformer footprint compatibility</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </li> <li>Each preamp: <ul> <li>63-65dB of gain</li> <li>20dB pad</li> <li>polarity invert</li> <li>DI input</li> <li>Choice between variable and stepped gain</li> <li>Output trim</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <strong>Price:</strong> <ul> <li><strong>$315 </strong>for Gold, <strong>$295 </strong>for Copper and Bronze, <strong>$95</strong> for Silver (all are full component kits)</li> </ul> <strong>More Information:</strong> <ul> <li>Available for preorder from <a href="">Hairball Audio</a></li> </ul>

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