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Behringer MIC500USB Audiophile Vacuum Tube Preamplifier with Preamp Modeling Technology and USB/Audio Interface

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The TUBE ULTRAGAIN MIC500USB’s handselected 12AX7 vacuum tube gives everything from microphones to acoustic or bass guitars a vintage tube sound in a dependable and ultra-affordable package. The MIC500USB is perfect for studio and live applications. The balanced XLR and ¼ in. TRS inputs give you maximum flexibility in either scenario. It derives it...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The TUBE ULTRAGAIN MIC500USB’s handselected 12AX7 vacuum tube gives everything from microphones to acoustic or bass guitars a vintage tube sound in a dependable and ultra-affordable package.

The MIC500USB is perfect for studio and live applications. The balanced XLR and ¼ in. TRS inputs give you maximum flexibility in either scenario. It derives its personality from a hand-selected 12AX7 tube with UTC technology for superior tube character and low-noise operation. The MIC500USB is ideally suited for use with standard digital recorders and sound cards, imbuing signals with the warmth, presence and classic tube compression that will bring your digital tracks to life.

The MIC500USB’s controls consist of: switches for +48 V phantom power, 20 dB pad, Phase Reverse and Limiter; plus vintage-style Gain and Output knobs. An 8-segment LED meter provides accurate monitoring of output levels. And when used as a high-end DI (Direct Injection) box in the studio or on the stage, the MIC500USB delivers flawless performance and outstanding signal integrity.

To help you get the most from your new MIC500USB, 16 unique preamp voicings that cover a wide range of applications are included. Options include: Neutral, for a more natural sound; Warm, for adding the warmth typically associated with analog signals and vacuum tubes; Warm + Limiter, for additional warmth when working with high volume levels, sounds with frequent signal peaks, or directly recording an instrument with a mic (e.g., drums); and Limiter, for adding density and a consistent output level of all notes/sounds below clipping.

Because you’ll want to take full advantage of your MIC500USB’s recording and podcasting potential, Behringer includes all the software you’ll need for audio recording, editing and even podcasting – all free of charge and downloadable from behringer.com. You’ll be ready to go live on your PC or Mac right out of the box.

Features

High-end pre-amp for microphone, instrument and line-level sources
Specifically designed for studio-grade condenser mics
Perfectly matches your studio, live and hard disk recording set-up
Ultra-flexible Preamp Modeling
Choose between 16 preamp voicings designed for electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards, bass guitars, drums, vocals and more
Built-in USB/Audio Interface to connect directly to your computer
Free audio recording, editing and podcasting software plus 150 instrument/effect plug-ins downloadable at behringer.com
Powerful Phones output with Level control and Direct Monitor select
Hand-selected 12AX7 vacuum tube with UTC technology for exceptional warmth and lowest noise
Ensures outstanding signal transparency when used as a high-end DI-box
Sophisticated output limiter prevents the output signal from clipping
Dedicated low cut filter eliminates unwanted noise, e.g. floor rumble
+48 V phantom power, Phase Reverse switch and 20 dB Pad for utmost flexibility
Highly accurate 8-segment LED level meter
Balanced inputs and outputs on ¼" TRS and XLR connectors
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1 year warranty. 3 year warranty if registered within 90 days of purchase.


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