With the API 512c, you've got the chance to own API's legendary front-end sound - at an unbelievably incredible value. Fitting into API's 500-series modular chassis, the API 512c has nothing but legendary heritage. This microphone preamplifier evolved from the original 1967-era 512 - API's first-ever modular mic pre - and it's brimming with that classic's same sonic character. All in all, you get an API console-level microphone preamplifier in a design that's totally expandable and realistically portable.If you're looking for classic preamp character, then you've found it: the API 512c. Sweetwater is an Authorized API Dealer. API 512c 500 Series Microphone Preamp. API's been creating outstanding "modular" outboard gear since the 1960s - and the numbers "512" get to the heart of that heritage. The 512c, in fact, is a directly relative of the original 1967-era 512 - API's first-ever modular microphone preamplifier. When you call the 512c into service, you'll be met by that same, now-legendary sonic character - a sound that was so much a part of the early days of recording. In all, the 512c offers up high headroom, a wide variety of inputs and input access points - all with API quality and famous tone. The beauty of the entire API 500 Series is its long-term flexibility and lasting value - especially when you consider that needs change over time. With a range of mounting frame options, the API 512c will be a valuable asset to your ever-changing studio rigs. It's also ruggedly designed with sound you just won't outgrow - crafted to be your sonic partner for year after year after year.
API 512c 500 Series Microphone/Line Preamplifier Features. Mic Preamp with 65dB of gain. Front and Back Panel Mic Input Access. Line/Instrument Preamp with 50dB of gain.Front and Back Panel Line/Instrument Input. LED VU meter for monitoring output level. 20dB pad switch, applies to mic/line/instrument. Traditional API fully discrete circuit design.
Uses the famous API 2520 Op-amp. API 512C 500 Series Microphone/Line Preamplifier Specifications.
Rear Connector:Output on edge connector, MIC Input on edge connector, can be defeated. Front Connectors:XLR MIC Input, hi-Z 1/4 Unbal Input. Gain Range:MIC, 10 dB min, 65 dB max. Unbal HI-Z Input, 14 dB min, 50 dB max. Maximum Input Levels:MIC, +8 dBu, Unbal HI-Z Input, +36 dBu.Input Impedance:MIC Input, 1500 Ohms (150 Ohm mic), HI-Z Unbal Input, 20 K Ohms. Output Impedance:Less than 75 Ohms, Transformer Balanced. Frequency Response:+0.3, 30Hz to 20kHz.
Equivalent Input Noise: -129, Mic In. Actual Metered Noise: Mic, -95 dBu, Un-Bal. 05% at +4 Out, Less than. Size:1.50" X 5.25" X 6 Deep.Power Consumption: +/- 12/18 Volts/DC, at 40 ma. The API 512c preamplifier puts you in touch with that legendary console sound!
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