API Select T12 Tube Mic Preamp

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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.


*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 1/4" 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 1/4" TRS output connections