Online Guides: Mic Preamps

Microphone preamps, are analogue devices that will remain important even as most other equipment is superseded by digital alternatives.

Welcome to our Mic Preamp and Channel Strip Online Advisor.

If you use microphones, then you need a preamp, but which one? The following pages give an overview of the basic functions of a mic preamp, and of some of the additional features that are often included with them.

Our Online Advisor extends over several pages – you can jump from section to section using the index below or the navigation at the bottom of each page.

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Best rated products

  1. DBX 286 S

    DBX 286 S

    In stock
    €135
    £119.85
  2. Behringer ADA8200 Ultragain

    Behringer ADA8200 Ultra­gain

    In stock
    €159
    £141.16
  3. the t.bone SC 450 Bundle
    BUNDLE

    the t.bone SC 450 Bundle

    In stock
    €126
    £111.86
  4. SPL Goldmike 9844

    SPL Gold­mike 9844

    In stock
    €477
    £423.47
  5. Studio Projects VTB1

    Studio Pro­jects VTB1

    In stock
    €139
    £123.40
  6. ART Tube MP

    ART Tube MP

    In stock
    €46
    £40.84
  7. ART Tube MP Studio V3

    ART Tube MP Studio V3

    In stock
    €89
    £79.01
  8. Behringer MIC2200 Ultragain Pro

    Behringer MIC2200 Ultra­gain Pro

    In stock
    €85
    £75.46
  9. Behringer MIC100 Tube Ultragain

    Behringer MIC100 Tube Ultra­gain

    In stock
    €31
    £27.52
  10. ART Pro MPA II

    ART Pro MPA II

    In stock
    €399
    £354.22
  11. Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter CL-1 Mic Activator

    Cloud Micro­phones Cloudlifter CL-1 Mic Activ­ator

    In stock
    €159
    £141.16
  12. TC-Helicon VoiceLive Rack

    TC-Hel­icon Voice­Live Rack

    Available at short notice (usually 2-5 days)
    €519
    £460.76
  13. TritonAudio FetHead

    Tri­tonAudio Fet­Head

    In stock
    €66
    £58.59
  14. ART TPS II

    ART TPS II

    In stock
    €225
    £199.75
  15. Presonus Studio Channel

    Presonus Studio Channel

    In stock
    €289
    £256.57

Top Brands

  • Audient
  • SPL
  • TritonAudio
  • Warm Audio
  • Focusrite
  • AMS Neve
  • ART
  • Fishman
  • Zoom
  • Positive Grid
  • Avalon
  • Tech 21

Most popular products

  1. Line6 Helix Guitar Processor

    Line6 Helix Guitar Pro­cessor

    In stock
    €1,289
    £1,144.35
  2. DBX 286 S

    DBX 286 S

    In stock
    €135
    £119.85
  3. Kemper Profiling Amp PowerHead Set

    Kemper Pro­filing Amp Power­Head Set

    In stock
    €2,544
    £2,258.51
  4. Warm Audio WA73-EQ

    Warm Audio WA73-EQ

    In stock
    €830
    £736.86
  5. Line6 Pod HD500X

    Line6 Pod HD500X

    In stock
    €399
    £354.22
  6. Headrush Pedalboard

    Head­rush Ped­al­board

    In stock
    €969
    £860.26
  7. Line6 Helix LT Guitar Processor

    Line6 Helix LT Guitar Pro­cessor

    In stock
    €888
    £788.35
  8. TritonAudio FetHead

    Tri­tonAudio Fet­Head

    In stock
    €66
    £58.59
  9. Warm Audio WA273

    Warm Audio WA273

    In stock
    €875
    £776.81
  10. HoTone Ampero

    HoTone Ampero

    In stock
    €399
    £354.22
  11. Tech 21 Fly Rig PL 1 Paul Landers Sign

    Tech 21 Fly Rig PL 1 Paul Landers Sign

    In stock
    €357
    £316.94
  12. SPL Goldmike 9844

    SPL Gold­mike 9844

    In stock
    €477
    £423.47
  13. Boss GT-1000

    Boss GT-1000

    In stock
    €885
    £785.68
  14. Palmer Pocket Amp MK2 Guitar Preamp

    Palmer Pocket Amp MK2 Guitar Preamp

    In stock
    €85
    £75.46
  15. Line6 Pocket Pod

    Line6 Pocket Pod

    In stock
    €98
    £87.00