PMillett Tube Mic Preamp

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Peter Millett’s DIY tube microphone preamp is designed around a Lundahl input transformer and ECC88 and 6DJ8 tubes. The PCB includes a switching power supply, designed so that the noise it generates is beyond the audible frequency range. PCBs are available from eBay and the designer’s website.

Notable Features:

  • Lundahl LL1690 input transformer
  • ECC88 and 6DJ8 tubes
  • Harmonic distortion below 0.5% within the linear range
  • Up to 58dB of gain
  • PCB fits in a LMB-Heeger EAS-500 box

Price: $30 for PCB

Adjusted Price: The creator estimates $400 all told to build a channel.

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