Black Lion Audio Auteur MKII 500

1-Channel Preamplifier

  • All-rounder for detailed pictures, e.g. Vocals, drums, guitar
  • The sound captivates with clarity and warmth
  • Low-noise circuit design
  • Gain: +16 dB to +67 dB infinitely variable
  • Equivalent Input Noise: -108 dB
  • Switchable 13 dB PAD
  • Switchable phase reversal
  • Input impedance: 600 Ohms
  • Output impedance: 600 Ohms
  • High-impedance instrument input (DI)
  • +48 V phantom power
  • Weight: 900 g
  • Module without frame
  • Construction: API Series 500 format
  • Made in USA

Further Information

Pre-Amp Yes
48 V Phantom power Yes
compressor No
limiter No
equalizer No
De-Esser No
other processors No
Rack/Frame No
supplies No
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Sehr guter Preamp für kleines Geld
Paul101, 27.02.2020
Habe diesen Preamp in erster Linie als DI und Preamp für den E Bass genutzt. Das macht er sehr gut.
Der Sound ist neutral aber nicht steril. Grundsätzlich geht es eher in die API Richtung. Headroom ist sehr gut und Rauschen hält sich bis in mittlere Gain Einstellungen durchaus in Grenzen. Sehr schön auch das der DI Schalter völlig geräuschlos arbeitet. Damit hat man ein wunderbaren Mute.
Nastürlich kann der BLA Auteur MKII nicht mit meinem API 512c mithalten. Im Direktvergleich zeigt sich, das der API erheblich kompakter, schneller und feinzeichnender zu Werke geht. Der API kostet aber auch etwa das Fünfache des Preises vom BLA Auteur MKII. Jedoch spiegelt sich diese Differenz keineswegs im Sound wieder. Der Unterschied ist bei 10-20% maximal. Wenn ich das jetzt einfach mal so in den Raum stellen darf...
Es sind halt die letzten Prozent an Qualität die dann richtig kosten, so ist das nun mal.
Der BLA Auteur MKII ist auf jeden Fall ein sehr guter Preamp der universell einsetzbar ist.
Für diesen Preis bekommt man nichts vergleichbares.
Ich kann dieses Gerät empfehlen.
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Der Black Lion Auteur MKII 500, hat einen warmen und charmanten Klang. Das Signal bekommt feine Konturen und sitzt perfekt im Mix.
Das einzige was mir fehlt ist die Pegelanzeige, ansonsten top!! Auf alle Fälle: Kaufempfehlung! Vor allem auch für diesen unschlagbaren Preis.
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