AEA The Ultimate Stereo Kit R88 TRP2 Bundle

Regular Price: $3,199.00
(You Save $700.00 )
Stock Item, Usually Ships Same or Next Business Day

Stock Item: Ships from our shelf quickly in almost all cases when ordered before our ship cutoff times.

Direct Ship: Non-stock item, but normally ships quickly from the manufacturer or alternate warehouse.

Built To Order: Item is custom built per the options chosen and quickly shipped out upon completion.

More On The Way: The manufacturer is experiencing delays, but we'll ship quickly upon arrival.

New Item: We have this on order, the manufacturer hasn't shipped but you'll be in line upon arrival.

Visit our Shipping Page for cutoff times for FREE (USA), UPS, USPS or FedEx.

Visit our Returns Page for info on non-returnable, special order non-stock items.

AEA's T.U.S.K. (The Ultimate Stereo Kit) is a special release with huge savings!

Kit includes the R88 Mk2 Stereo Ribbon Mic, TRP2 Stereo Mic Preamp, SKB Hard Case and The New Stereo Soundbook

T.U.S.K. takes stereo recording to the next level by joining the clear, natural stereo image of the R88mk2 with the high-impedance, ribbon-tailored boost of the TRP 2. It’s a match made in stereophonic heaven. The kit also includes The New Stereo Soundbook, a comprehensive guide to stereo theory, philosophy and techniques.

The Ultimate Stereo Kit (or T.U.S.K.) combines two of AEA’s most powerful creative tools to help you reach the apex of stereo recording. By pairing the natural clarity of the passive R88mk2 with the high-impedance, high-gain musicality of the TRP2, T.U.S.K. delivers the essential setup for recording organic, expansive stereo sound. Everything you need comes in a premium, durable hard case: the mic, the preamp, accessories (detailed below), and The New Stereo Soundbook. Co-authored by Ron Streicher and F. Alton Everest, this book is the definitive, comprehensive treatise on stereo recording. With T.U.S.K. at your disposal, you wield the finest stereo recording rig this world has ever heard.


  • R88mk2:
    • Features two Big Ribbons™ in a fixed Blumlein and mid-side configuration
    • Astonishingly open and natural sound
    • Far-field ribbon mic designed to retain low end and top end at a distance
    • Passive, stereo version of the Active, Mono N8
  • TRP2:
    • Two channels with 85dB of sweet and quiet JFET gain
    • Switchable phantom-power, polarity reverse, and high-pass filter
    • 63k ohm high-impedance circuitry providing better overall transients, frequency response,
    • and higher output sensitivity
    • Optimized for ribbon mics, low-output mics, and vintage mics
    • Switching power supply for easy use in any country


  • R88mk2
    • swivel adapter
    • protective mic sleeve
    • user manual
    • breakout cable
  • TRP2
    • switching power supply
    • IEC power cable
    • rubber pads and mounting screw
    • user manual
Our ONE WITH EVERYTHING ZEN WARRANTY extends the standard manufacturer warranty by one year, see our ZEN WARRANTY page for details.

Recently Viewed Items