Summit Audio MPC-100A Mic Preamp Compressor  From Summit

3 tube gain stages and one of Summit's fastest selectable compressors make the MPC-100A perfect for getting a natual harmonic tone and dealing with difficult transients.

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Summit Audio MPC-100A Mic Preamp Compressor

Summit Audio MPC-100A Mic Preamp Compressor

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Manufacturer's Description from Summit

Harmonically rich sound

Three tube gain stages allow you to create realistic and natural harmonic tone that can help make the often 2 dimensional sound of digital come to life.

Straight forward operation

Clean lines and dedicated, simple to use controls are the key to a great piece of gear. The MPC-100A is an intuitive extension of any studio environment.

Superb dynamics

The MPC-100A features one of Summit's fastest selectable compressors. Perfect for tracking difficult, transient signals, it has smooth and natural harmonics as you would expect from Summit Audio compression.

Hand-crafted in the USA

Each piece of Summit gear is meticulously crafted by hand in our shop using only the best quality components and attention to detail. Quality components and engineering know-how are the critical element to the sound and longevity of audio gear.

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About Manufacturer

Hello and thank you for choosing Summit Audio! We have a long history of manufacturing the highest quality audio processing equipment on the planet. From microphone preamps and compressors, to digitally controlled equalizers with software control, depend on Summit Audio for the highest quality and best sounding audio equipment for your professional recording studio, post production facility, broadcast studio, or performance audio venue. All Summit Audio products are manufactured in the United States at our Northern California based headquarters and undergo strict and vigorous testing. Every piece is individually hand crafted to the highest standards using Audio Precision testing equipment.

Specifications

Input Impedance

  • Hi-Z: 10K-1.75M ohms
  • Output impedance (XLR): 150 ohms

Connections

  • Mic Input: +4 dB female XLR
  • Line Input: +4 dB female XLR
  • Outputs: +4 dB male XLR and 1/4" -10 dB unbalanced
  • Stereo Link: 1/4" mono Jack
  • Side Chain: 1/4 stereo jack for balanced signal input

Max input level

  • Mic: +15dBu @ min gain, +35dBu with pad
  • Line: +35dBu @ min gain
  • Hi-Z: +8dBu @ min gain

Operating Measurements

  • Max output level (XLR): +30dBu
  • Max gain: +75dBu
  • Equivalent input noise: -140dB average 20Hz- 20kHz
  • Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz +/- 1dB with 1dB compression
  • Signal to noise ratio: 130dB
  • THD + Noise: 0.03% @ 1kHz +4dB out
  • Dynamic Range: 100dB
  • Vacuum tubes: 12AX7A

Power Configuration

  • Internal AC Supply
  • 40watts, 115 or 230 volts, 50 or 60 Hz (Rear Switchable)
  • Fuse Size: 0.5 Amp for 115 VAC, 0.25 Amp for 230 VAC

Size and Weight

  • Height:  3.5 inches (8.89 cm)
  • Width:  19 inches (48.26 cm)
  • Depth:  10 inches (25.40 cm)
  • Weight:  17 pounds (7.71 kg)

Warranty

3 year limited warranty.

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MPC-100A User Manual

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