The Retro Instruments 500PRE is a vintage-inspired 500 Series tube microphone preamp, combining Sta-Level compressor circuitry with class-leading distortion, low noise, and balanced frequency response. With three 12AT7 tubes, it delivers rich analog tone, perfect for tracking and mixing.
Packs Sta-Level compressor tone into a compact 500 Series module.
Three 12AT7 tubes provide a lush, analog sound with subtle limiting.
User-friendly controls include Gain Select, Phantom Power, and Polarity switches.
Durable steel chassis with heavy-duty knobs for a rugged design.
Quick warm-up in under 60 seconds with compatibility for vintage tubes.
Gracefully limits input signals at +18 dBu, ideal for tracking and mixing.