Mic Preamps

Microphone preamps, are analogue devices that will remain important even as most other equipment is superseded by digital alternatives.

Mic Preamps
Mic Preamps
  1. 1.
    Introduction
  2. 2.
    What is a Mic Preamp?
  3. 3.
    Preamp or Channel Strip?
  4. 4.
    Basic Features
  5. 5.
    Sound-Shaping Features
  6. 6.
    Advanced Features
  7. 7.
    Conclusion
  8. 8.
    Hotdeals

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. TritonAudio FetHead

    Tri­tonAudio Fet­Head

    In stock
    69 €
  2. Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter CL-1 Mic Activator

    Cloud Micro­phones Cloudlifter CL-1 Mic Activ­ator

    In stock
    169 €
    213,01 €
  3. ART Pro MPA II

    ART Pro MPA II

    In stock within 3-5 weeks
    439 €
    545 €
  4. DBX 286 S

    DBX 286 S

    In stock
    159 €
    204 €
  5. Behringer ADA8200 Ultragain

    Behringer ADA8200 Ultra­gain

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    175 €
    276,08 €
  6. the t.bone SC 450 Bundle
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    the t.bone SC 450 Bundle

    In stock within about one week
    133 €
  7. SPL Goldmike 9844

    SPL Gold­mike 9844

    Available at short notice (usually 2-5 days)
    499 €
    865 €
  8. ART Tube MP B-Stock
    B-STOCK

    ART Tube MP B-Stock

    In stock
    45 €
  9. ART Tube MP

    ART Tube MP

    In stock
    49 €
  10. ART Tube MP Studio V3

    ART Tube MP Studio V3

    In stock
    99 €
    119 €
  11. Behringer MIC100 Tube Ultragain

    Behringer MIC100 Tube Ultra­gain

    In stock
    45 €
  12. Presonus Studio Channel

    Presonus Studio Channel

    In stock
    299 €
    339 €
  13. ART TPS II

    ART TPS II

    In stock
    239 €
    298 €
  14. Golden Age Project Pre-73 MKIII

    Golden Age Pro­ject Pre-73 MKIII

    In stock
    299 €
    329 €
  15. ART Tube MP Project Series

    ART Tube MP Pro­ject Series

    In stock
    99 €
    119 €

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Most popular products

  1. HoTone Ampero

    HoTone Ampero

    In stock
    345 €
  2. TritonAudio FetHead

    Tri­tonAudio Fet­Head

    In stock
    69 €
  3. IK Multimedia iRig 2

    IK Mul­ti­media iRig 2

    In stock
    33 €
    47,59 €
  4. Palmer Pocket Amp MK2 Guitar Preamp

    Palmer Pocket Amp MK2 Guitar Preamp

    In stock
    75 €
    118 €
  5. DBX 286 S

    DBX 286 S

    In stock
    159 €
    204 €
  6. Boss GT-1000CORE

    Boss GT-1000­CORE

    In stock
    658 €
  7. DSM & Humboldt Simplifier Amp/Cab Simulator

    DSM & Hum­boldt Sim­pli­fier Amp/​Cab Sim­u­lator

    In stock
    333 €
  8. Line6 Helix Guitar Processor

    Line6 Helix Guitar Pro­cessor

    In stock
    1.555 €
  9. Zoom G5n

    Zoom G5n

    In stock
    233 €
    381,64 €
  10. Boss ME-80

    Boss ME-80

    In stock
    259 €
    329 €
  11. Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter CL-1 Mic Activator

    Cloud Micro­phones Cloudlifter CL-1 Mic Activ­ator

    In stock
    169 €
    213,01 €
  12. Line6 Helix LT Guitar Processor

    Line6 Helix LT Guitar Pro­cessor

    In stock
    1.035 €
  13. Thomann FetAmp

    Thomann FetAmp

    In stock
    61 €
  14. Tech 21 Fly Rig PL 1 Paul Landers Sign

    Tech 21 Fly Rig PL 1 Paul Landers Sign

    In stock
    355 €
    462,84 €
  15. Behringer ADA8200 Ultragain

    Behringer ADA8200 Ultra­gain

    In stock
    175 €
    276,08 €