Warm Audio TB12/500 Tonebeast

$549.00
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The king of versatility, the Tonebeast for API 500 power supplies brings more choices than you can shake a stick at!

This 500 series preamp brings the Tonebeast to your API compatible power rack.

John Hardy 990C+ Mod:

  • "918" Op-Amp is replaced by Hardy 990C+
  • Unit is tested and re-packed
  • We also include the original 918 op-amp in the box

Tonebeast TB12 500 Features

  • Discrete 312 preamp design with coupled CineMag Transformers
  • 71db of gain
  • Transformer selection provides both Steel and 50% Nickel CineMag output transformers for varying character
  • Transformer bypass switch allows for removal of the output transformer from the circuit
  • Discrete Opamp selection provides both the classic 1731(vintage) and 918(cleaner) style opamps
    These are socketed/swappable with your choice of 2520 6 pin footprint opamps
  • Impedance switch labeled TONE to switch between 150 and 600 ohms input impedance
  • Capacitor selection between Tantalum and Electrolytic for different characters
  • 80hz hipass filter
  • Polarity Reverse
  • +48V phantom power
  • Output attenuation allowing for saturation flexibility of both the opamps and transformers
  • Balanced XLR mic, balanced TRS line, and ¼" instrument inputs
  • -20db Pad
  • LED VU Meter
  • Compatible with standard 500 series power racks

Our ONE WITH EVERYTHING ZEN WARRANTY extends the standard manufacturer warranty by one year, see our ZEN WARRANTY page for details.

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