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ART Digital MPA-II - Two Ch. Mic Pre w/ A/D Conversion

by ART
£319.99 inc. vat
£266.66 ex. vat
SKU SARTDMPAIICE
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ART-DMPAIIE4

The ART Digital MPA-II (ART-DMPAIIE4) is a tw channel microphone pre amp that feature A/D conversion. Each input circuit on the MPA-II has 48v phantom power and features variable input impedance which can radically vary the overall performance of any high quality dynamic or ribbon microphone. The Digital MPA-II can be configured for dual mono or stereo operation with selectable mid/side mic support, summing the adjacent channel, to decode left/right signals.

The input section of the Digital MPA-II operates at either a low or high plate voltage applied to the two integrated hand-selected 12AX7 tubes for wider variation of preamp tone and performance. Large back-lit analog VU output meters display output levels while multi-colored LED arrays, with average or peak hold, show tube gain and digital output levels.

In addition to XLR and 1/4″ analog outputs, the Digital MPA-II features a high quality A to D converter which offers digital connectivity on S/PDIF, ADAT, or AES/EBU outputs. A rotary control on the front panel allows selection of format and sample rates from 44.1 to 192 KHz and 16 bit dithering. There is also a push button for, and two wordclock jacks, allowing loop-through.

ART-DMPAIIE4 Features

  • Large VU Meters
  • Discrete Class-A Input Microphone Preamplifier
  • Extremely Low Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
  • 44.1K, 48K, 88.2K, 96K, 176.4K, 192K Internal sample rates
  • Separate analog and digital output level controls
  • Wide Frequency Response
  • Backlit Function Switches

Specifications

Analog Section:

  • Frequency Response: 15Hz to 48 kHz (+0, -1dB) @ normal plate voltage 15Hz to 120 kHz (+0, -1dB) @ high plate voltage
  • Dynamic range: >110dB (“A” weighted)
  • CMRR: >90dB
  • THD: <0.005% (typical)
  • Equivalent Input Noise: -129dBu (XLR, “A” weighted)
  • Maximum Input Level: +19dBu (cannon)
  • Maximum Instrument Input: +17dBu
  • Input Impedance: 150-3000 (Omega) adjustable (XLR), >800k (Omega) (Instrument)
  • Maximum Output Level: +27dBu (XLR)
  • Output Impedance: < 47 (Omega) (XLR)
  • Maximum Gain: 75dB
  • Meter Calibration: 0 VU = +4dBu output (+4dB mode) 0 VU = -10dBV output (-10dB mode)
  • High Pass Filter: single pole, 10-200 Hz adjustable

Digital Section:

  • A/D Frequency Response:
    • @44.1KHz sample rate: 10Hz to 21.25KHz (+0, -1dB)
    • @88.2KHz sample rate: 10Hz to 42.50KHz (+0, -1dB)
    • @196KHz sample rate: 10Hz to 81KHz (+0, -1dB)
  • A/D Dynamic Range: >112dB “A” weighted (typical)
  • A/D THD: <0.001% @1K (typical)
  • A/D Input Sensitivity: +12dBu min
  • A/D Insert Input Impedance: >10k (Omega)
  • Power Requirements: USA – 105 to 125 VAC / 60 Hz Export units configured for country of destination
  • Dimensions: (HxWxD mm) 88 x 482x 222
  • Weight: (lb/kg) 10.5 / 4.7