From Chicago mod-shop Black Lion Audio comes a brand new revision of their single channel 312a-style preamp built for modern studio applications.
Black Lion’s third generation B12A draws inspiration from the classic API 312a preamps from the mid 70s and fully embodies its bold, sonically assertiveness tone. Thanks to its high headroom, the B12A Mk3 is compatible with a wide variety of microphones including ribbons and captures high gain sources with remarkably low noise.
Powered By Cinemag
At the heart of the B12A Mk3’s design is the carefully chosen coupled input and output stages powered exclusively by Cinemag transformers. These components keep the preamp’s tone authentically warm, creamy and beefed up, whilst also maintaining a low-noise floor.
A dedicated high-Z input on the front of each B12A Mk3 also allows direct input from sources such as synths, guitars and basses.
- Single channel preamp
- USA Cinemag transformers
- Stepped gain control
- Front panel DI input
- 48v phantom power
- Polarity-reverse, 18dB pad, hi-Z switch
- 19” rack mountable (1U, half size)
- Designed/assembled in USA