Mic Pre/Channel Strips
One of the most critical parts of the signal chain, a preamp can give your signal chain major "mojo" or it can be discrete providing a pure, natural sound.
Which you choose is often a matter of necessity, capturing live performances you'll typically only want to alter the sound in the mix. For studio recording however a vintage Neve sound might be an essential part of a band's aesthetic.
Single Channel Strips
Particularly popular for laptop recordists running small rigs, a channel strip can give you all the essential elements of a big console sound in 1U or 2U of rack space.
Inspired by the classic American rock sound of the original API® 312A, the Black Lion Audio B12A MKII delivers the high-end sound and rugged quality you’d expect from B.L.A., at an amazing price! The B12A MkII is a single-channel microphone preamp£539.00 (inc. vat) £449.17 (ex. vat)
The Black Lion Audio Auteur MKII is a 2-channel mic preamp that features phase, phantom power, and a 10dB output signal pad. It’s housed in a 1U, ½ rack space chassis, and can be linked together with a second Auteur to fill up a full rack space.£425.00 (inc. vat) £354.17 (ex. vat)