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ART TubeMPSTV3 Variable Valve Voicing Tube Mic Preamp With Limiter

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Product Description

The ART Tube MP Studio V3 has expert presets that get you started right!
The Tube MP Studio V3 features ART's Variable Valve Voicing Technology - with optimized reference points to begin the recording process. The V3's presets were created & fine-tuned by top studio and live-sound engineers, along with ART's veteran engineering department.

V3 allows you to select between a multitude of preamp settings designed for electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards, bass guitars, drums, vocals and more. V3 gives you incredible presets for every instrument you record, so all your recordings will sound professional. Need to tweak the presets? Go right ahead -- hone your perfect tone! That's the power of ART V3.

It also incorporates ART's OPL™ (Output Protection Limiter), which precisely and accurately controls and maintains the output peak signal. The OPL circuitry is crucial in protecting the next link in a signal chain - such as a hard-disk recording system or a sound card.

The Tube MP Studio V3 can also function as a direct box - impedance matching, amplifying and improving the sound of any instrument.

The design of the Tube MP Studio V3 allows it to add warmth and fatness to a signal while maintaining low-noise. Features include Phase Reverse, +48v phantom power, clip LED, a +20dB switch, as well as an analog VU meter for visual tracking of the signal. 1-year warranty.

ART Tube MP Studio V3 Features

  • Provides superior preamplification for:
    • Microphones
    • Instruments
    • Line Level Sources
  • V3™ - Variable Valve Voicing
  • OPL™ - Output Protection Limiter
  • Hand selected 12AX7A provides over 70dB of gain
  • Smooth, warm and fat sound quality
  • Variable input and output gain controls
  • Excellent as a tube DI
  • XLR and 1/4" inputs and outputs
  • +48 volts phantom power
  • Phase reversal switch
  • TEC-Award nominated design
  • 1 year warranty
  • Designed for years of continuous, reliable performance
  • Rugged all-steel construction

Whether you're working with a computer, hard-disk, or digital multitrack recorder, the ART Tube MP Studio V3’s design delivers professional recording studio results at a fraction of the cost of comparable equipment.

The Tube MP Studio V3 offers superior performance and sound quality to the "on-board" preamps found in today's low-cost mixers and multi-trackers. Professional quality sound combined with professional features - a hand-selected 12AX7a Tube, Phantom Power and Phase Reverse - are what make the Tube MP Studio V3™ an outstanding microphone preamp.

Applications include recording, project and home studios. It also functions as a direct box, with impedance matching and preamplification for line-level sources. The ART Tube MP Studio V3’s performance and feature set exceeds that of units costing many times its price... and its unique combination of features and flexibility will make it a must-have in any audio toolkit.

ART Tube MP Studio V3 Applications

  • Professional
  • Project and Home Recording - Computer
  • Hard Disk
  • Analog and Digital Recording
  • Live Sound Systems/PA
  • Permanent/Fixed Installations
  • Church PA Systems
  • Club PA Systems
  • Practice PA Systems
  • DJ Sound Systems
  • Monitor Systems

Product Specifications

ART Tube MP Studio V3 Specifications

  • Dimensions: 5.0"D x 5.5"W x 2.0"H
  • Weight: 1.5 lbs
  • Dynamic Range: >100dB (20Hz to 20kHz)
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz to 20kHz (+0,-1dB)
  • THD: <0.1% (typical) > CMMR: >75dB (typ @1kHz)
  • EIN: -129dBu ('A' weighted XLR to XLR)
  • Maximum Gain: 70dB (XLR to XLR typical)
  • Maximum Input Level: +14dBu (XLR), +22dBu (1/4")
  • Maximum Output Level: +28dBu (XLR), +22dBu (1/4")
  • Input Impedance: 2k ohms (XLR), 840K ohms (1/4")
  • Output Impedance: 600 ohms (XLR), 300 ohms (1/4")
  • Power Requirements: 9 VAC @ 700ma (typ)


Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  (716) 297-2920 Warranty:  1 year
William Submitted: 7/14/2015
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Subject
Nice Addition To Home Studio Setup
Product Rating
What is your opinion of this product?
I need something to ensure that I would not fry my new sexy MXL R144 SE ribbon mic. After researching various solutions on blogs and podcast, I came across this preamp. It allows me to plug use it with out applying phantom power. So I guess I use it as kind of a dynamic mic DI Box. PROS: 1. Has phantom power available for condenser mics. 2. 10db boost available to boost weaker signals. 3. Warm tube sound with presets. Bass preset is nice for my baritone singing voice. 4. Rugged construction. Accidently dropped the unit from about 3 feet to a hardwood floor while applying the rubber feet on the bottom. I had not used the unit at that point. Fired up with no problems. CON I have only found one thing that is a little off-putting as far as performance is concerned. The Output Protection Limiting is very present if you use those presets. I recommend this product to anyone who has an interface with global phantom power and needs to isolate a dynamic mic from the 48v.
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stevel Submitted: 3/19/2015
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Subject
Great as a preamp!
What is your opinion of this product?
Before spending $300 for a high quality headset mic, I decided to try a preamp first. I was satisfied with the ART product features it offered but it fell short of delivering the sound enhancement of my SHURE headset. It did, however, increase mic gain db's. The mic used to have to be right against the corner of my mouth, but with this product I can actually have it pulled away with strong mic delivery. I have had it for only a couple of weeks, so maybe with more experimentation I may find the enhancement qualities ART claims it has. Not going to be spending that $300 for now, anyway.
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Mike from Bonney Lake, Washington Submitted: 9/27/2011

Subject
I like this item ...
Your general opinion of this product.
Great product. tho i have used it for only a month ...
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Tarik from Gulfport Ms Submitted: 4/4/2011

Subject
clean sound'
Your general opinion of this product.
I think it is a great deal especially for the price!
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Rob from Willowick, OH Submitted: 2/5/2008

Subject
Nice unit
Your general opinion of this product.


QUALITY:
Sometimes the light on the vu meter flickers, but this doesn't affect the sound.

FEATURES:
I like the "variable valve voicing" feature. I use this as a guitar preamp for acoustics and electrics, and some guitars sound better at different settings.

EASE OF USE:
Turn the dial until you find something you like. What could be easier?

VALUE:
I have several "modeling" processors. They all cost way more than this, and none of them gives a better clean sound than this.

SOUND:
This pre can color the sound very heavily at some settings. That's what I like about it, but your preference may vary.

STYLE:
Jazz, contemporary Christian

MUSIC EXPERIENCE:
Pro

OVERALL:
This is a very nice unit to use as a guitar preamp. (I've never tried it with a mic.) It takes some of that brittle edge off of piezo acoustic pickups, and with a nice reverb you can some get gre
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osamu from brooklyn Submitted: 2/5/2008

Subject
great professional preamp
Your general opinion of this product.
this preamp does good enough job.
it has warm tube sound and many options of voicing.
i found no defects.
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AMS Customer from USA Submitted: 2/5/2008

Subject
Warmth, Warmth, Warmth!!!!!
Your general opinion of this product.


QUALITY:
It is very well built.

FEATURES:
The multi-voicing dial is excellent. It adds great versatility. The unit would be even better if it had a power on/off switch.

EASE OF USE:
It is very easy to use. In fact, it can be used in unison with daisy-chained pedals and with digital special effect processors. If placed at the back end of a pedal chain or a processor, it adds great tube warmth to a guitar tone. Not to mention that it does great things with vocals too.

VALUE:
Yes, it has an excellent cost/benefit ratio.

SOUND:
It adds tube warmth (literally, it has a tube) to any tone.

STYLE:
rock/folk-rock

MUSIC EXPERIENCE:
30 years

OVERALL:
It is an excellent addition to virtually any set-up. I bought it to use with vocals, but I found that it works great with both acoustic guitar and electric guitar.
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AMS Customer from USA Submitted: 2/5/2008

Subject
Good unit, but a little pricey...
Your general opinion of this product.
Overall, I've been pleased with this piece of gear. If you're wanting to do some recording, but don't want to buy a mixing board, it will work well for you. It's got some nice features, but if you're buying it for the built-in limiting (Output Protection Limiting), you may want to reconsider. Unless you're driving it way beyond any kind of realistic level, the OPL never kicks in. I bought it hoping that I could plug it directly into my computer without having to hook up my Behringer Composer Pro to keep the vocals under control, but I still have to use the Composer with it. The Voicing selections give you some slightly different tone shaping for different instruments & vocals, which is nice. It's built really solid, as is all of ART's products, and I've had good experience dealing with them in the past. I had an EQ that stopped working, and they fixed it right away with no hassle. The Studio V3 works really well live as a direct box or a mic preamp, as well. I must admit, thoug
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