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API Select T12 Tube Mic Preamp  From API

API Select Series 2-Channel, All Tube, Mic Preamp

API Audio

$2,085.25

Retail:  $2,195.00

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Manufacturer's Description from API

The API Select T12 Tube Mic Preamp

 

The API Select T12 is a classic 2-channel, all-tube, Class-A microphone preamplifier designed with API’s proprietary AP2516 transformer in the input stage and a custom API transformer on the output stage. Built with 12AT7WC and 12BH7 dual-triode vacuum tubes, the T12 represents a new and exciting variation in API’s preamplifier technology and provides the user with unique tonal options. The T12 can handle a wide range of production applications including stereo operation. Carefully engineered to deliver classic tube performance and sound, the T12 delivers API’s famous warmth, punch and clarity in an all-new way and features our industry-exclusive Five Year Warranty. 

Features:

 

  • All-tube, Class-A microphone preamplifier

  • Proprietary AP2516 input transformer

  • Audio circuit uses 12AT7WC and 12BH7, dual-triode vacuum tubes

  • Custom API output transformer

  • Variable microphone input impedance

  • Switchable 48-volt phantom power

  • High-impedance, unbalanced ¼” instrument input

  • MIC/HI-Z input switch

  • -20dB input pad

  • 11-step detented preamp gain control

  • Low-cut filter with 3 fixed frequencies

  • 11-step detented output trim with 0.5dB steps for precise control

  • Detented controls for accurate recall and channel matching

  • LED peak indicator

  • Classic analog VU meters for output

  • XLR and ¼” TRS output connections

API Audio

About Manufacturer

API (Automated Processes, Inc.) is world famous for its all-discrete audio products: studio and broadcast mixing consoles, and a full line of rack mount mic preamps, equalizers and processors. It all began with a dream. It was 1968. The company: Automated Processes Inc., formed by men with a vision. Best known for their now legendary "2520 amplifier", this unique amp has been and will continue to be the heart of all API discrete products. It continues to provide reliability and sonic purity unmatched by the competition. The resulting console met the needs of the music, commercial and broadcast industry. API became the leading audio broadcast console manufacturer for radio and television networks and high profile stations. In addition, recording studios, large and small, began using API.....and receiving rave reviews from engineers and producers. There are over 700 API consoles across the nation and around the world, including the three major networks. Over thirty years later, many of these consoles are still in daily use in some of the most prestigious recording and broadcast facilities in the world because, to date, there are few, if any consoles of equal sound quality at a cost-effective price.

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API T12 User Manual

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T12 Tech Specs