The B173 Neve-style preamp joins the 500-series realm with astounding confidence, featuring the same Cinemag input transformer and a plethora of other delicious internal components. Black Lion proudly proclaim that between the B173 and B173 500, not a single feature or component is compromised.

Main Features

  • 500 Series format (500 series rack required for use)
  • Cinemag Input Transformer
  • Edcor Output Transformer
  • 80dB Gain
  • Hi-Z Input (passive, unbalanced)
  • Phantom Power
  • Phase Switch
  • Output Attenuator
  • Preamp and line amp circuitry found in the B173 500 is identical to the original B173

Performance

Max Input Level:
+1 dBu
Input Impedance:
200Ω
Gain:
+12dB to +80dB
Equivalent Input Noise:
-103dB
THD+N:
.072% @ +8 dBu Gain | .074% @ +29 dBu Gain | .082% @ +44 dBu Gain | .152% @ +60 dBu Gain | .709% @ +76 dBu Gain (@ +4dBu output)
Bandwidth:
10Hz to 30kHz (1kHz, 150Ω source, unweighted)
Max Output Level:
+29dBu
Output Impedance:
600Ω

Power

Power Supply:
+24V provided by ultra low noise, custom power supply

Physical Properties

Dimensions:
38 x 165 x 133mm
Weight:
0.54kg
Shipping Dimensions:
330 x 330 x 127mm
Shipping Weight:
1.36kg

Authorised Retail Partners

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SSP (inc VAT) £ 439.00
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