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Preamps / AD Converters

What is a Preamp? A Preamp (or Preamplifier) amplifies the level of an input signal, preparing it for further processing. Preamps usually do more than simply boosting the signal, often having a dynamics controls such as compression of gating. The unit may also feature analogue valve (or tube) circuitry to add pleasant-sounding distortion (or warmth). Preamps are often used to control and colour an incoming signal before it is recorded.

What is an AD Converter? AD Converters are devices that act as the conduit between an analogue audio source (such as a microphone or DJ mixer) and a digital destination (such as a computer or ADAT). AD Converters ‘convert’ an analogue signal into digital data. This is one of the key components to any digital recording chain. The quality of these converters varies from product to product and often has an influence on price.

Some units combine the features of both pre-amplification and AD conversion.

At Store DJ we understand Preamps and AD Converters. We know that the ability to capture high-quality recordings has a direct impact on the finished product. We stock a great range from brands such as Universal Audio, Focusrite, PreSonus, RME and Behringer. Visit us to check out some of these great units and discuss how they could integrate into your recording chain.

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Behringer Ultragain ADA8200 ADAT w/ MIDAS Mic Preamps
Behringer Ultragain ADA8200 ADAT w/ MIDAS Mic Preamps Need to convert a digital multi-track signal to analog, or vice versa? The new BEHRINGER ULTRAGAIN DIGITAL ADA8200 is sublimely easy to operate, fits neatly into a single rack space, and thanks to its MIDAS-designed Mic Preamps and integrated A/D and D/A converters you’ll get optimal signal conversion—without the slightest ...more
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Universal Audio 6176 Vintage Channel Strip Mic-Pre
Universal Audio 6176 Vintage Channel Strip Mic-Pre A Classic Tube Microphone Preamp and 1176-Style Compressor in a Single Unit The 6176 Vintage Channel Strip combines the alluring, all-tube sounds of the legendary Bill Putnam-designed 610 microphone preamp, with the signature FET compression of our 1176LN, to create the ultimate recording channel strip. The warm, ...more
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$3599
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Focusrite ISA Two High Quality Pre-amp (Live & Studio)
Focusrite ISA Two High Quality Pre-amp (Live & Studio) You may only need a couple of mic preamps, but they need to be the very best. The ISA Two dual-mono mic pre is the ideal solution: two independent channels of the highest quality classic Focusrite mic pres, with line in and front-panel instrument inputs – no DI box required. ...more
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Universal Audio 4-710D Mic Preamp w/ Dynamics
Universal Audio 4-710D Mic Preamp w/ Dynamics Four Channels of Tone-Blending “Twin-Finity” Preamps and 1176-Style Compression with Built-In A/D Converters The Universal Audio 4-710d is a boutique quality, four-channel microphone/line preamplifier with unique tube and solid-state tone blending capabilities — perfect for a wide range of microphone and instrument sources. This versatile multi-channel preamp ...more
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Behringer Ultragain MIC200 Vacuum Tube Preamp w/ Modeling
Behringer Ultragain MIC200 Vacuum Tube Preamp w/ Modeling Tubes can really warm up a signal fast, giving it depth and character. Though transistors have succeeded the technology, many musicians agree that tubes deliver superior sound. BEHRINGER's TUBE ULTRAGAIN MIC200 has 16 selectable preamp voicings designed to give anything from microphones to guitars to pianos that vintage tube vibe. ...more
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Universal Audio 710 TwinFinity Tube & Solid State Mic Pre/DI
Universal Audio 710 TwinFinity Tube & Solid State Mic Pre/DI The UA 710 is a twin-finity™ tone-blending Mic Preamplifier & DI Box. The unit features 100% Tube to 100% Solid State and is a variable tone Blending Mic Preamp & DI. The award-winning 710 Twin-Finity™ is a radically new UA mic preamp design that combines both the classic ...more
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$1199
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Focusrite ISA828 8-Channel Classic Microphone Pre-Amp w/ A-D Conversion
Focusrite ISA828 8-Channel Classic Microphone Pre-Amp w/ A-D Conversion You can enjoy the benefits of Focusrite’s classic heritage sound in many ways, but one of the most cost-effective is with the ISA 828, which includes eight Focusrite transformer-based mic preamps in a compact 2U package, along with front panel instrument ins and rear panel line inputs. The Focusrite ...more
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PreSonus DigiMax D8 8 Channel Mic Pre w/ Digital Output
PreSonus DigiMax D8 8 Channel Mic Pre w/ Digital Output A high-quality microphone preamp can make all the difference in the sound of your recordings. Without a quality preamp, the expression “garbage in, garbage out” is especially apt. And customers and reviewers alike have long insisted that the PreSonus XMAX™ Class A solid-state preamp is the finest in its price ...more
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$699 In Stock Accepting Orders Please See Attributes
Universal Audio 2-610S Dual Channel Tube Preamplifier
Universal Audio 2-610S Dual Channel Tube Preamplifier The legendary, Bill Putnam Sr. designed, UA 610 modular console is particularly well noted for its preamplifier, and has left its imprint on countless classic recordings from Frank Sinatra and Van Halen, to The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds. The 2-610 builds on this foundation by adding enhanced, user-requested ...more
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Behringer Ultragain MIC2200 Vacuum Tube Mic/Line Preamp
Behringer Ultragain MIC2200 Vacuum Tube Mic/Line Preamp Tubes can really warm up a signal fast, giving it depth and character. The two-channel BEHRINGER PRO MIC2200 injects your sound with this timeless tone in preamp, line driver and DI box applications. The MIC2200 is perfect for studio and live applications. The balanced 1/4" TRS and XLR inputs ...more
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Behringer Ultramatch SRC2496 24-bit/96kHz A/D-D/A Converter
Behringer Ultramatch SRC2496 24-bit/96kHz A/D-D/A Converter The ULTRAMATCH PRO SRC2496 is the successor of the renowned SRC2000, and enables you to transfer digital audio signals between devices with different sample rates, formats or interfaces and remove dropouts or jitter from digital media. Simultaneously operable outputs offer splitter functionality. The 24-bit/96 kHz compatible SRC2496 now offers ...more
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Tascam UH-7000 USB Audio Interface
Tascam UH-7000 USB Audio Interface The UH-7000 is a pro-level microphone preamp and audio interface, designed with a strong focus on low noise and high audio quality. Not only can this unit be used as a 4-in/4-out audio interface in a DAW production environment, but as a standalone microphone preamp and AD/DA converter. The built-in ...more
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Universal Audio Solo 610 Classic Tube Mic Pre/DI
Universal Audio Solo 610 Classic Tube Mic Pre/DI The SOLO/610 is an all-tube 610 Console mic preamp in a rugged “go anywhere” unit. The SOLO/610 delivers the classic Putnam 610 tube console sound in a rugged, highly versatile mic preamp design. This unit provides the silky, vintage warmth of the original console’s mic amp design, ...more
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PreSonus DigiMax DP88 8-ch A/D/A Converter with Remote Preamps
PreSonus DigiMax DP88 8-ch A/D/A Converter with Remote Preamps For more than a decade, DigiMax-series preamp/converters have been relied on in countless recording studios worldwide. The DigiMax DP88 is the latest innovation in the DigiMax line, offering digitally controlled, analogue preamps and unmatched digital conversion up to 96 kHz. Like its predecessors, the DigiMax DP88 provides the connectivity, flexibility, ...more
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Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre 8-Ch Mic Pre-Amp w/ ADAT Connectivity
Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre 8-Ch Mic Pre-Amp w/ ADAT Connectivity Scarlett OctoPre features eight 2nd Generation Scarlett mic inputs - balanced line inputs too - all running through Focusrite precision 24-bit conversion at up to 192 kHz resolution with 109dB dynamic range. Two high-headroom instrument inputs will handle high output guitar pickups and are right there on the front panel ...more
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Behringer Ultragain MIC100 Vacuum Tube Preamp w/ Limiter
Behringer Ultragain MIC100 Vacuum Tube Preamp w/ Limiter The TUBE ULTRAGAIN MIC100 is a vacuum tube mic/line preamplifier with integrated limiter for studio, live and hard disk recording applications. It features a carefully selected 12AX7 vacuum tube with UTC technology for exceptional warmth and lowest noise. Thus, the MIC100 can be used to eliminate the "dull" sound ...more
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Universal Audio LA-610MKII Classic Tube Recording Channel
Universal Audio LA-610MKII Classic Tube Recording Channel The UA LA-610 MkII is a classic tube microphone Preamp & LA-2A-Style Compressor in a Single Unit The LA-610 MkII combines an all-tube, vintage mic preamp design — heard on classic albums ranging from The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds to Van Halen I — with authentic Teletronix ...more
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Audient ASP800 8-Ch Mic-Pre & ADC w/ Variable Tone Controls HMX & IRON
Audient ASP800 8-Ch Mic-Pre & ADC w/ Variable Tone Controls HMX & IRON Visit Audient's Creative Hub - ARC for free software and offers from some of the industries leading innovators. Simply register your Audient product to be eligible.The Audient ASP800 is an 8 channel microphone preamplifier and ADC with HMX & IRON.ASP800 is an audio powerhouse designed to transform your sessions into ...more
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Focusrite ISA One Classic Mic Preamp
Focusrite ISA One Classic Mic Preamp The ISA One microphone preamplifier delivers Focusrite's prestigious ISA transformer-based preamp in a rugged and portable chassis, at a groundbreaking price. ISA One features the classic vintage microphone preamplifier topology from the original ISA110 module, which formed the cornerstone of each channel of Focusrite's legendary Forté console. The ...more
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Audient ASP880 8-Ch Mic-Pre & ADC w/ Variable Impedance & Variable High Pass Filters
Audient ASP880 8-Ch Mic-Pre & ADC w/ Variable Impedance & Variable High Pass Filters Visit Audient's Creative Hub - ARC for free software and offers from some of the industries leading innovators. Simply register your Audient product to be eligible.ASP880 is an 8-channel microphone preamplifier & ADC that will transform your sessions into world class recordings, the perfect addition to your set-up. ASP880 provides ...more
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Focusrite Clarett OctoPre 8-Ch Mic Pre & AD/DA Converter
Focusrite Clarett OctoPre 8-Ch Mic Pre & AD/DA Converter Whatever you record, however you work, there will come the day that you need more inputs. Clarett OctoPre gives you eight - and eight outputs too - that you can use to extend the capabilities of your Clarett Thunderbolt audio interface - or any other interface fitted with ADAT optical ...more
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$799
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RME OctaMic II 8 Channel Pro MicPreamp and AD Converter
RME OctaMic II 8 Channel Pro MicPreamp and AD Converter The OctaMic II provides 8-Channel 192 kHz / 24 bit AD conversion with eight hi-class microphone and line pre-amplification channels, featuring a combination of sophisticated components and approved RME technology. Lowest distortion, excellent signal to noise ratio and perfectly linear frequency response transmit and amplify the microphone signals truly ...more
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Eventide MixingLink Mic Preamplifier & FX Loop Pedal
Eventide MixingLink Mic Preamplifier & FX Loop Pedal The Eventide MixingLink is a high quality mic pre with FX loop in a compact form factor. A stompbox size audio toolkit for on stage, in studio and everywhere in between. Includes a quiet high gain mic-pre, 48V phantom power and enough I/O and control for applications such as FX ...more
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PreSonus BlueTube DP V2 2-ch Dual-Path Preamp
PreSonus BlueTube DP V2 2-ch Dual-Path Preamp Compact, affordable, and capable of a stunningly wide range of tones, the BlueTube DP V2 dual-path mic/instrument preamplifier offers two independent channels, each with an XMAX Class A solid-state preamp, followed in the signal path by a 12AX7 vacuum-tube stage. A Tube Drive control provides a wide range of sounds: ...more
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Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic 8-Ch Mic Pre w/ AD/DA Conversion & Compression
Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic 8-Ch Mic Pre w/ AD/DA Conversion & Compression Building on the features of the Scarlett OctoPre, Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic brings you the ultimate Scarlett expansion with eight Scarlett 2nd Generation mic preamps with analogue compression on every input channel providing a musical, soft-knee style of compression for more subtle control of dynamics. The "More" button then allows you ...more
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DBX 580 500 Series Mic Preamp
DBX 580 500 Series Mic Preamp
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RME OctaMic XTC 8 Channel Digitally controlled Mic Preamp w/ Multi-Format I/O
RME OctaMic XTC 8 Channel Digitally controlled Mic Preamp w/ Multi-Format I/O RME proudly presents a new generation of top-class microphone, line and instrument preamp, hi-end A/D converter, digital patchbay and format converter, monitoring device, and last but not least the flexible frontend for Apple's iPad® - the OctaMic XTC! With the OctaMic XTC eight microphone and line inputs, four switchable ...more
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SPL GainStation 8 MK2 8-Channel Class-A & Tube Preamplifier
SPL GainStation 8 MK2 8-Channel Class-A & Tube Preamplifier The GainStation 8 Mk2 is the premium recording front end, ensuring that signals of all kinds are pre-amplified with the highest quality. The quality of your recordings has a major influence on the subsequent mixing process – good recordings require less processing in later stages. Improved transparence and understandability ...more
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Tascam DA-3000 2-Channel Audio Recorder & AD/DA Converter
Tascam DA-3000 2-Channel Audio Recorder & AD/DA Converter The DA-3000 is perfectly designed for stereo PCM/DSD recordings at high sampling frequencies suitable for archival masters. This magnificent unit is capable of recording analog and digital signals up to 192kHz PCM or 5.6MHz DSD. The unit records to both SDHC cards and UDMA supported CF cards. The variety of ...more
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B-STOCK PreSonus DigiMax DP88 8-ch A/D/A Converter
B-STOCK PreSonus DigiMax DP88 8-ch A/D/A Converter SUPPLIER B-STOCK, IN GREAT CONDITION. INCLUDES: ALL NEW-IN-BOX ACCESSORIES. CHECKED BY: ANDRE (RICHMOND). For more than a decade, DigiMax-series preamp/converters have been relied on in countless recording studios worldwide. The DigiMax DP88 is the latest innovation in the DigiMax line, offering digitally controlled, analogue preamps and unmatched digital conversion ...more
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