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Warm Audio WA273 Dual-Channel British Microphone Preamp

$999.99
SKU: WA273
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Warm Audio WA273 Dual-Channel British Microphone Preamp

It might be too much to call them the “Preamps of the Gods,” but British '73-style preamps are generally considered to be the “Holy Grail” of preamp designs (thanks, Rupert!). Known for their versatility—they work equally well with condenser, dynamic and ribbon mics; with vocals and instruments; for recording and mixing—they truly are “Desert Island” preamps.

The Warm Audio WA273 offers two channels of true ’73-style tone and operation at a user-friendly price.  Available in both single- and dual-channel versions (with and without EQ), these WA273 pre’s deliver the same sweet, musical performance as the originals.

With 80dB of gain, fully discrete Carnhill Transformer balanced signal path and hand-wired performance, there’s no recording, mixing or engineering task that the WA73 can’t handle.

Features

  • Dual-channel, class A, '73-style British microphone preamp
  • UK-made Carnhill transformers
  • Hand wired, hand assembled
  • 80db of gain - resistor stepped gain switch
  • Freq Response 20Hz - 20Khz +/-.5 Db
  • Fully discrete
  • Tone button - changes input transformer impedance for varying tone
  • Polarity switch
  • 48V phantom power
  • 4-position inductor-based hi pass filter - 50, 80, 160, 300 Hz
  • 2 x XLR mic input
  • Line-level TRS input
  • TS send/receive insert jacks
  • XLR & TRS line-level outputs
  • Direct in, instrument input
  • Output control
  • LED level indication
  • 19" rackmountable
  • Ground lift switch
  • Internal IEC 115v/230v power inlet

Why We Like Warm Audio

This one is simple: Warm Audio builds outstanding products at beyond-fair prices. Bryce Young runs an efficient  shop, uses quality components, and builds large enough quantities to make money without over-pricing his gear. Warm Audio products sound great and make your recordings sound better without costing you an arm and a leg. Great stuff, highly recommended.

Features

  • Dual-channel, class A, '73-style British microphone preamp
  • UK-made Carnhill transformers
  • Hand wired, hand assembled
  • 80db of gain - resistor stepped gain switch
  • Fully discrete
  • Tone button - changes input transformer impedance for varying tone
  • Freq Response 20Hz - 20Khz +/-.5 Db
  • Polarity switch
  • 48V phantom power
  • 4-position inductor-based hi pass filter - 50, 80, 160, 300 Hz
  • 2 x XLR mic input
  • Line-level TRS input
  • TS send/receive insert jacks
  • XLR & TRS line-level outputs
  • Direct in, instrument input
  • Output control
  • LED level indication
  • 19" rackmountable
  • Ground lift switch
  • Internal IEC 115v/230v power inlet