If you want to add a versatile, warm sounding mic preamp to your system, the Alesis MicTube Duo Stereo Tube Microphone Preamp is the perfect choice! Ideal for any recording or live setup, the MicTube Duo from Alesis features an easy-to-use control layout and one of the most classic sounding, lowest-noise vacuum tubes: the legendary 12AX7. Aside from the tube, the MicTube Duo features a minimized circuit path, so it preserves the essence of the signal coming from the microphone faithfully.
Alesis MicTube Duo Stereo Tube Mic Preamp Features
- Tube microphone preamplifier
- 12AX7 low-noise vacuum tube adds warmth and musicality to digital recordings
- 20 dB Pads, phase reverses, and 80Hz HPFs
- Minimized signal path for clarity
- 48V Phantom Power for condenser mics
- Gain and Drive controls
- LED tree for metering
- Quarter-inch, high-impedance DI inputs for instruments
The MicTube Duo mic pre raises the level of any mic up to line level, adding as much or as little of the tube's signature sound as you like. You'll find a -20 dB pad switch for mics with hotter outputs or louder sound sources. Phase reverse switches help you optimize multi-mic setups, and 80 Hz high-pass filters help cut bass, handling, and wind noise. And of course, the MicTube Duo provides +48 volt phantom power for condenser microphones.
In additional to standard 3-pin XLR jacks for microphones, the Alesis MicTube Duo also gives you 1/4 inch, high-impedance DI jacks for plugging in guitars and basses. Separate Gain and Drive controls allow you to dial in the perfect blend of level and tone, and a LED meter trees are perfect for keeping an eye on levels. Professional XLR and 1/4 inch outputs complete the professional package.