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Retrosonic Pro Audio RA26 500-series Mic Preamp

Legendary 70’s API console sound in 500 format.
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format_quote The RA26 design is based on API 528/536 input channel with some modifications to make them usable as standalone preamps.

Velvety realism and musicality are keywords that come to mind as soon as you listen to the sound of the RA26. The RA26 makes even the cheapest microphone footprint an enjoyable experience. Harsh high frequencies will get polished and you'll forget yourself into the comfy audio dream.

The RA26 is equipped with custom input and output transformers, Grayhill gain switch and an adjustable phantom power led indicator to name just a few components. The RA26 has sound, quality, design and price equally in one single package - that’s why it has quickly become the favourite preamp of our customers.

The RA26 suits well for amplifying any type of audio sources starting from drums, bass, electric guitars and all types of acoustical instruments plus of course the vocals. It makes everything sound warm and musical.

- 60dB overall gain
- Custom input and output transformers
- Standard 2520 DOA socket
- 2520 DOA fitted

- 500 format compatible design
- Grayhill stepped Gain control
- Variable output volume T-pad
- Custom socketed 2520 DOA
- Custom wound input transformer in numetal can enclosure for lower noise levels
- Custom wound output transformer matching the original API desk properties
- Metal oxide film resistors
- Low impedance signal and power capacitors

- Phantom power for microphones
- PAD switch: -20dB
- Phase switch
- Authentic control knobs
- Module is fully built on a PCB
- All components are THT
format_quote US parcels are shipped fully insured with DHLExpress and they usually arrive within 2-3 working days from pickup day zero.

EU parcels arrive within 4-6 working days and are shipped with DPD or ACE Logistics.

You are also most welcome to pick up your order from Retrosonic Pro Audio showroom, studio and warehouse in Tallinn, Estonia.

We ship worldwide! Contact us for a personal shipping quote or if you have any questions.

VAT (Value Added Tax) is deducted if you have a company with a valid EU VAT number or if you're based outside of EU. Non-EU buyer pays all and any import duty and tax as regulated by your local customs.
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GAIN: 60dB overall gain
Transformers: Custom input and output transformers
DOA Socket: Standard 2520 DOA socket
DOA: Custom socketed 2520 DOA fitted
Format: 500 format compatible design
Gain control: Grayhill stepped Gain control
Output volume: Variable output volume T-pad
Transformer: Custom wound input transformer in numetal can enclosure for lower noise levels
Transformer: Custom wound output transformer matching the original API desk properties
Resistors: Metal oxide film resistors
Capacitors: Low impedance signal and power capacitors
Phantom: Phantom power for microphones
PAD switch: -20dB
Phase switch: Yes
Knobs: Authentic control knobs
Build: Module is fully built on a PCB
Build: All components are THT

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