Tube-Tech MEC1A

Single Channel Recording Channel

The MEC-1A encompasses the all tube based designs of the MP 1A Microphone Preamplifier, EQ 1A Equalizer and CL 1B Compressor in a powerful, two-unit recording package – designed and hand crafted to deliver the warmth of vintage quality recordings with unrivaled accuracy, purity and realism


Part No:
1327
Usually ships in 3-5 days
£4,599.00 £3,832.50
Did you find this item priced lower than £4,599.00 somewhere else? Yes
The MEC-1A encompasses the all tube based designs of the MP 1A Microphone Preamplifier, EQ 1A Equalizer and CL 1B Compressor in a powerful, two-unit recording package – designed and hand crafted to deliver the warmth of vintage quality recordings with unrivaled accuracy, purity and realism

The TUBE-TECH MEC 1A Recording Channel is a one channel recording unit, featuring a microphone preamplifier equalizer and compressor. At the heart of the shelving and bell filters you will find a tube operational amplifier.

The MEC 1A is all tube based except for the power supply. Input and Output have fully floating transformers. All DC voltages are stabilized, except the anode voltage for the output stage.
Tube based "three-in-one" recording solution

Microphone Preamplifier
• +20 dB to +70 dB Gain
• Phantom Power (+48 V)
• Phase Reverse
• -20 dB pad
• Lowcut filter
• High-impedance DI-input (>1 Mohm) for direct connection of guitar, bass or keyboard

Equalizer
• Three bands
• 6 Low shelving frequency choices
• 6 High shelving frequency choices
• Bell type Mid section with 12 switchable frequencies
• Variable Q
• Separate in/out switch

Compressor
• Optical gain reduction element
• Linkable for stereo applications
• Variable Attack and Release parameters
• Ratio 1,5:1 to 10:1
• Separate in/out switch

General
• Master Output Gain (off to +10 dB)
• Clickless swap relay (Equalizer <-> Compressor)
• VU-Meter showing output or compression
• Frequency response @ -3dB: 5 Hz to 60 kHz
• Low Noise: < - 85 dBu @ 10 dB gain
• Gold-plated switches
• Conductive plastic potentiometers
• Fully regulated power supply with toroidal transformer