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The PREQ4® (500 Series) is a one channel microphone preamplifier with AIR BAND® (shelf boost from 2.5 to 40kHz via VARI AIR™), compatible with the API 500-6B lunchbox® and 500VPR rack systems. Following its PreQ3 predecessor, the PREQ4 provides unparalleled transparency and top end presence while maintaining the true natural sound behind the microphone.
Presented in the flagship lunchbox® portable format, the PREQ4® offers the legendary AIR BAND®, 65dB adjustable gain, phase reverse capability, 70Hz high pass filter, +48V phantom power, and -20dB PAD. The Maag Audio PREQ4® is an official member of the VPR Alliance.
Pro Tools Expert | Maag Audio PREQ4 Microphone Preamplifier 500 Series - Review
|Max Gain||65 dB|
|Frequency Response||-3 dB points, 10Hz & 75kHz|
|Nominal Input Impedance XLR)||Mic, 150 ohms/1.61K ohms, balanced|
|Nominal Output Impedance (XLR)||50 Ohms, actively balanced|
|Equivalent Input Noise||-128 dBu (-96 dBu Actual Metered Noise)|
|Maximum Phase Shift||25°|
|THD + Noise||< 0.007%|
|*Specifications subject to change without notice. **Recommend turning the GAIN fully counter-clockwise before engaging.|
Cliff Maag Introduces PREQ4 and EQ4 (500 Series)