Brings the tube and digital worlds together in one affordable package!

The DBX 386 Dual-Vacuum Tube Preamp is a 2-channel microphone preamp with digital outs and the DBX Type IV conversion system. It features selectable 96, 88.2, 48, or 44.1kHz sampling rates, 24-, 20-, and 16-bit wordlengths, selectable dither and noise shaping, AES/EBU and S/PDIF digital outputs, word clock sync input and output, separate analog and digital output controls, 60dB of gain and +/- 15dB of output gain, a selec table mic/line switch, 48V phantom power, a 75Hz low cut filter, phase reverse, 12 segment LED, and a 20dB pad. With its impressive features, the dbx 386 lets you work in the digital world while retaining the indispensable warmth of analog.

  • Two channel tube microphone preamplifier
  • Front panel instrument input
  • 12 segment LED analog or digital
  • Selectable sampling rates and 16, 20 and 24-bit wordlengths
  • Selectable dither and noise-shaping algorithms
  • AES/EBU and S/PDIF digital outputs and word clock sync input and output
  • MPN: 386
  • UPC: 691991400186

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Carlsbad, CA 92010

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