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Tube Tech MEC 1A

Tube Tech MEC 1A

  • Three in One Recording Solution
  • Single Channel Mic Preamp, EQ and Compressor / Limiter
  • Three Band EQ, Linkable Compressor, Versatile Mic Preamp
  • VU Monitoring Meter
Normally ships 5-9 days

The All in One Recording Channel

Recording Channel is a one channel recording unit, featuring a microphone preamplifier equalizer and compressor. At the heart of the shelving and bell filters you will find a tube operational amplifier.

The MEC 1A is all tube based except for the power supply. Input and Output have fully floating transformers. All DC voltages are stabilized, except the anode voltage for the output stage.

Microphone Preamplifier

+20 dB to +70 dB Gain

Phantom Power (+48 V)

Phase Reverse

-20 dB pad

Lowcut filter

High-impedance DI-input (>1 Mohm) for direct connection of guitar, bass or keyboard


Three bands

6 Low shelving frequency choices

6 High shelving frequency choices

Bell type Mid section with 12 switchable frequencies

Variable Q

Separate in/out switch


Optical gain reduction element

Linkable for stereo applications

Variable Attack and Release parameters

Ratio 1,5:1 to 10:1

Separate in/out switch


Master Output Gain (off to +10 dB)

Clickless swap relay (Equalizer Compressor)

VU-Meter showing output or compression

Frequency response @ -3dB: 5 Hz to 60 kHz

Low Noise: < - 85 dBu @ 10 dB gain

Gold-plated switches

Conductive plastic potentiometers

Fully regulated power supply with toroidal transformer

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