Avalon U5 Mono Instrument and DI Amp with 6 passive tone-EQ curves


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  • The U5 high-voltage DI-preamp combines a unique passive tone selector with a variable gain preamp and filter. The high input impedance accepts a wide variety of signal levels and instruments from acoustic guitars to high-output active bass guitars and keyboards. The U5 direct box is loaded with sonic character and user features professionals demand.

    • Pure Class A, 100% discrete designSmooth musical detail and sonic excellenceVariable gain preamp to +30dB.Dual microphone and line outputsHi-Z 3,000,000 ohm input impedanceVery low noise -100dBHigh headroom +30dBSix tone bank selections.DC coupled Class A output for superior bassHigh cut switch eliminates noiseLED active signal indicatorHeadphone monitor output jackLow distortion less than 0.5% THD and IMDHigh level 400 watt speaker inputActive to thru selector - ground isolation switch100% discrete power supplies for audio pathInternal toroidal power supply for low noiseLong lasting, stainless steel hardware
  • Circuit Topology100% discrete, high-voltage Class A
    GainSwitched 3dB steps, maximum gain +30dB
    Input Impedance3 ,000,000 ohm unbalanced (single ended)
    Maximum Input Level+24dBu unbalanced, 400w speaker input
    Output Connectors XLR type, pin 2 hot electronic balanced
    Maximum Output Level (Class A)+30dBu DC coupled, balanced 600 ohms (mic and line out)
    Headphone Output0.5w into 600 ohms
    Noise 20kHz Unweighted-100dBu minimum gain position
    Distortion THD, IMD0.1% at +10dB
    Frequency Response, -/+0.5dB5Hz to 100kHz
    Frequency Response, -3dB1Hz to 500kHz (input band limited)
    High Cut Filter-3dB at 8kHz minimum phase design
    Tone SelectorSix position rotary switch, all passive filters
    AC PowerInternal toroidal AC supply
    Dimensions8.5 x 3.5 x 12 in (216 x 88 x 305mm)
    Weight-Packed12lbs (5.4kg)
    Rack mount kit (1) RM-1Single U5 19 inch rack mount kit (holds one half rack unit)
    Rack mount kit (2) RM-2Dual U5 19 inch rack mount kit (holds two half rack units)
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