Millennia HV-3C Stereo Preamp  From Millennia

Stereo Microphone Preamp

Millennia Media

$1,852.99

Retail:  $2,059.00

"Experience the Difference"

Sound Pure's 3-Year Warranty

Close
Our Free 3-Year Warranty!
In addition to the standard included manufacturer warranty, virtually all new products carry our exclusive, industry-leading, absolutely free, Sound Pure 3-Year Warranty, which includes PARTS & LABOR. This high-value perk is our way of providing the ultimate in added value to enhance the unique personal touch our small, dedicated team contributes to each purchase.
Learn more »

Lifetime Support

Close
Free Lifetime Technical Support!
Our small team of dedicated experts is here to help the original purchaser for the lifetime of the product. Why? Because we care about building real relationships with our customers for life and stand behind every product we sell.

Free Shipping

Close
This Product Ships Free!
Products ship from our well-located, climate- and humidity-controlled warehouse absolutely free (inside the continental USA). Low-cost international shipping options exist for most products.
Contact us for details »

No Sales Tax Outside North Carolina

Usually ships 6-10 business days after order.
Payments as low as $42/mo.

Want a lower price?
Get Discount

Check your email inbox now!

Close

Our best price is too low to print,
but we'll email it to you immediately!

learn more »

How to get a lower price, instantly!

Why do we do this?

Some manufacturers have a "minimum advertised price", which restricts how low of a price we can display. By requesting an e-mail quote from us, you give us the ability to offer you a lower price than anywhere else on the web. A quote on the product will be sent instantly to the e-mail address you enter, and you can add the product to your cart at the lower price displayed in the e-mail.

Tour of Types Vocal Mic Shootout: Shure SM7B vs AEA R44 CXE vs Manley Ref C vs Neumann U87Ai

In this video, we put four different types of microphones up against each other on female vocals: the Shure SM7B (Dynamic Mic), the AEA R44 CXE (Ribbon Mic), the Manley Ref C (LDC Tube Mic), and the Neumann U87Ai (Solid State LDC Mic). Joining us for this shootout are Ayisa Adderley (vocals) and Caige Crampshee (guitar) from the band Eyes Eat Suns. Check them out at WWW.EYESEATSUNS.BAND.

Manufacturer's Description from Millennia

Authentic Transparency for Unrestricted Creativity

·         Unsurpassed ambience retrieval

·         Transformerless design with matched hi-speed discrete transistor octet has 23 dB input headroom: no attenuator “pads” needed

·         Uncolored timbral accuracy at all dynamic levels

·         Entirely balanced audio path with precision components maintains signal integrity: THD under 5 ppm (.0005%)

·         Effortless, vividly realistic, musical performance

·         Laser-trimmed FET-based output stage has 32 dB headroom: drives 1000 foot (300 m) cable runs with ease

·         Standard 36-step gain controls (1.5 dB per step) are stereo matched to .08 dB

·         Ultra-clean toroid power supply

·         Gold audio connectors and switches

·         Mogami Neglex OFC audio wiring

·         Silver Teflon power wiring

·         Welded 16 gauge steel rack chassis

Options

·         DPA (B&K) +130 V mic inputs

·         DC inputs for ideal performance with dynamic and ribbon microphones

Millennia Media

About Manufacturer

Established as a classical music recording company in the 1980s, Millennia Media has grown to become one of the world's respected manufacturers of critical audio recording products. Now with more than 40,000 microphone preamplifier channels shipped, Millennia continues to set sonic precedent in solid-state and vacuum tube mic amps, equalizers, compressors, mixers, and recording channels. With numerous industry awards, fourteen TEC nominations, ten PAR Excellence and Reviewer's Pick awards, an E.Q. Blue Ribbon Award, three Stereophile Class A awarded products, an extensive owner's register of leading audio professionals, and a reputation for musical realism second to none, we believe you won't find a more transparent range of professional audio products on the planet.

Specifications

Minimum Gain

8.5 dB

Maximum Gain

 

       (1.5 dB per step, 36 steps)

65 dB (up to 75 dB on request)

Frequency Response

 

       +0 / -3 dB

sub 3 Hz to beyond 300 kHz

Noise

 

       60 dB Gain, 10 Hz - 30 kHz, Inputs common

-133 dB EIN

Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise

 

       35 dB Gain, 10 Hz - 20 kHz bandwidth, +27 dBu Out

< .001%, Typ. < .0005% (< 5 ppm)

Intermodulation Distortion

 

       (50 Hz & 7 kHz) 35 dB Gain, +27 dBu Out

< .0009%

Phase Response

 

       35 dB Gain, 50 Hz - 20 kHz bandwidth, +27 dBu Out

< 2 degrees deviation

Common Mode Rejection Ratio

 

       35 dB Gain, 10 Hz - 2 0 kHz bandwidth, 100 mV C.M.

> 65 dB, Typ > 85 dB

Slew Rate

 

       35 dB Gain, +27 dBu Out

> 25 Volts per microsecond

Maximum Input Level

 

       20 Hz - 40 kHz

+23 dBu (no attenuator pads required)

Maximum Output Level

 

       20 Hz - 40 kHz

+32 dBu

Phantom Input Impedance

 

       1 kHz

6,750 ohms

Output Impedance

24.3 Ohms (x2)

DPA (B&K) Mic Powering

+130 V dc max, (non-phantom)

Phantom Powering

+48 V dc, +/- 2 V dc

Power Consumption

12 watts maximum

Power Requirements

Selectable: 100-120, 200-240 V ac, 50/60 Hz

Dimensions/Shipping Weight

19” W x 1.75” H x 12” D, 15 lbs.

Sound Clips

Downloads

Action

Name

Description

HV-3C Manual

HV-3C Data Sheet

HV-3C Quick Start Guide