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Need a stereo tube preamp...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Cougar207, Nov 28, 2005.


  1. Cougar207

    Cougar207

    Jun 17, 2005
    St. Charles, MO
    I'm looking for a preamp that does stereo and has a nice, subtle warm gain. It would also be nice if it were smaller than 1 rack space (1/3 or 1/2) and could be powered by 9-18v DC, but not critical. I was looking at 2 presonus tube pres, but would like to get stereo in one unit if I could. Price range is somewhere around the Presonus.

    Thanks for the help,
    Matt
     
  2. zombywoof5050

    zombywoof5050

    Dec 20, 2001
    I've had my Alembic F-2B for over 23 years now, and still love it. It's a very good stereo tube preamp IMO. Nothing fancy, just good tone. It's one rack space though. I don't think you can have a real tube amp run off of just 9-18VDC.
     
  3. AlembicPlayer

    AlembicPlayer Im not wearing shorts

    Aug 15, 2004
    Pacific Northwet, USA
    +1 ( cept I have mine about 10 years)
    good tubes make a difference too..
    at present, I have a pair of the JJ telefunken clones in mine..they are very nice :)