The WA-2MPX is based on the 351-style tube preamplifier found in American tape machines that pioneered the birth of rock'n' roll & radio-ready hits. Power & Versatility For A Wider Range Of Analog Tone. Delivering an impressive 300v of raw power & 90dB of tube gain, WA-2MPX achieves clean gain & powerful volume, that pushes the tubes to saturate just like the most timeless analog gear.
Premium Components & Handwired Construction For An Authentic Vintage Experience. Hand-assembled with three premium tubes per channel paired with custom-wound true-to-spec USA CineMag transformers, the WA-2MPX authentically reproduces all the analog tone of the original. WA-2MPX uses discrete analog components that provide compression, saturation, and non-linear frequency response for authentic tape-era reel-to-reel sound at 15IPS.
Hi-Pass (80Hz) & Low-Pass (2kHz) Filters to Refine Tone. The 2kHz low-pass filter allows you to further shape and focus your tone, dialing in ultimate midrange warmth & punch.
The 80Hz hi-pass filter helps remove unwanted bass noise from unruly sources. Hand-Inspected & Tested at Warm Audio HQ in Austin, Texas. Carefully inspected at Warm Audio Headquarters in Austin, Texas by trained engineers & musicians with a passion for helping you sound your best. Authentic Reproduction Of The Most Revered Tape-Era Tube Preamp.Fully Discrete, Hand-Built Construction With 3 Tubes Per Channel For Ultimate Analog Tone. Selectable Tape Saturation Adds Harmonic Distortion & Natural Compression. 90dB Of Analog Tube Gain Per Channel. Custom-Wound, Large-Core CineMag USA Transformers. Mic Input: 600O Transformer (6000O Rated). Mic Input With "Tone" Engaged: 150O Transformer (1500O Rated). Premium (2X) 12AX7 & (1X) 12AU7 Vacuum Tubes. Engage High Gain Control For An Added 20db (From 70db To 90db) Of Clean Gain For Low-Output Mics And Low-Volume Sources. 48v Phantom Power & Polarity Switch.
Classic Warm Audio Tone Control That Alters The Input Transformer Impedance Adding Extra Analog Color. 80Hz High-Pass Filter To Control Unruly Bass Frequencies. 2kHz Low-Pass Filter To Focus Preamp Power & Warmth On Mids For Added Punch. Inputs: XLR Mic, TS Instrument & TRS Line. Outputs: XLR / TRS Line Level.