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{"id":4585061548121,"title":"Rupert Neve Designs 5024 Quad Mic Pre","handle":"rupert-neve-5024-quad-mic-pre","description":"\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eIncorporating four channels of renowned preamplification, independent silk controls, two channels of DI inputs, and an M-S Decoder into a 1U enclosure, the 5024 is a workhorse equipped to enhance the front end performance of any digital or analogue recording system. Each channel of the Portico 5024 is based around the custom transformers and class-A circuitry found in the best-selling 5012.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eIn addition to 72dB of gain, the 5024’s mic pres include individually selectable phase, mute, phantom power, a selectable frequency high pass filter, and the Silk circuit which yields the rich warmth and presence of the renowned classic designs. Channels 1 \u0026amp; 2 of the 5024 feature a high-Z input designed for instrument level sources. Channels 3 \u0026amp; 4 feature an M-S switch, which enables Mid-Side decoding without the use of multiple console channels.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMicrophone Input\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eThe microphone input is balanced but not floating, using a Transformer-Like-Amplifier (T.L.A.) configuration with a toroidal Common Mode Rejection Low Pass Filter that excludes frequencies above 150 kHz. The T.L.A. is followed by an actual input transformer designed by Mr. Neve that permits a full +25 dBu input signal to be handled at unity gain without an input pad over the whole audio spectrum. This innovative solution combines the advantages of both an electronically-balanced and true transformer input.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eWhen the Phantom voltage is switched off, this input serves as a very high quality line input with an impedance of 10K Ohms.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eLow Noise, Low Distortion Operation\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMuch care was given in designing the 5024 to produce as little noise and non-harmonic distortion as possible. Carefully implemented signal paths and Class A operation are a large part of the 5024′s sweet, whisper-quiet performance.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eAll Portico modules use input and output transformers and almost entirely discrete component amplifiers. In fact, the Line amplifiers on their own, inserted into the signal chain, are capable of enhancing the sonic quality of many signal sources, especially those of digital origin. These are some of the factors that enable the Portico 5024 to work so unobtrusively within the context of a very high quality audio chain.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eWhy Transformers?\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eThe fine subtleties of circuit design relating to sonic performance are gradually becoming more clearly understood. For example, research has shown conclusively that frequencies above 20kHz affect the way in which humans perceive sound quality. But long before scientific evidence emerged, a substantial body of musicians and engineers knew that equipment with apparently the same technical measurements could sound very different.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eIncredibly small amounts of musically dissonant odd harmonics can have a disastrous effect on the sound quality. Extraneous noise or interference that finds its way into a signal path seriously impairs performance of the whole chain. Since many control rooms make use of outboard gear that is not well protected from external signals, poor grounding of such equipment can be a serious problem. “Electronically balanced” circuits, much-used in modern equipment, can give very good measurements on the test bench but they do not provide adequate rejection of the stray fields found in every working environment.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTo correct these issues, input and output circuits must be freed from ground dependence so that only the wanted signal enters and leaves the processing path. Transformers are the ideal solution. The sweet and silky sound of Mr. Neve’s classic designs was achieved with big transistors and large high quality transformers. Rupert Neve Designs’ Portico modules achieve similar quality today without the bulk or the cost.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eIn order for modules to work together as would be expected (i.e. in a proprietary console configuration) without producing hum, R.F. interference, or other interactions, the connecting interfaces, grounding, levels and impedances must receive careful attention. Each Portico module is a complete integral signal processor that delivers its specified performance independently. This is why we use transformers.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eFEATURES\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eSilk - Much could be written about this feature, suffice to say, that it gives a subtle option to enhance sound quality in the direction of vintage modules. The Silk button reduces negative feedback and adjusts the frequency spectrum to provide a very sweet and musical performance. We suggest you\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003etry it and make your own judgment.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eM-S - The M-S button engages Mid-Side decoding on channels 3 \u0026amp; 4. Channel 3 level controls the mid signal, and channel 4 level controls the side signal.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eInstrument Inputs - Balanced or unbalanced Hi-Z input for instruments using the Mic Pre’s gain circuitry.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eLevel Meter - -30 dBu to +22 dBu, With reference to the output\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMute - Cuts of the output signal post metering and pre Buss Output. Be sure to mute the outputs before engaging phantom power.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eHigh Pass Filter - The High pass filter is a valuable aid in any signal chain but particularly so in a microphone preamplifier. Signals below 30 or 90 Hz can be attenuated at 12dB \/ Octave, leaving the range above this unaffected. This gets rid of building rumble, air handling motor hum etc.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003ePhantom Power - Provides 48V phantom power to microphones\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTECHNICAL SPECS\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eFrequency Response:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMain Output, no load,\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e–3 dB @ 2 Hz\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e–3 dB @ 160 kHz\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eNoise:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMeasured at Main Output, unweighted, 22Hz-22kHz,\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTerminated 150 Ohms.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eWith gain at unity better than –92 dBu\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eWith gain at 66 dB better than –56 dBu\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eEquivalent Input Noise better than –123 dBu\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eGain:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eUnity to +66dB in 6 dB steps,\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTrim continuously adjustable from –6dB to +6dB\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eLine Input:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTrim continuously adjustable from –6dB to +6dB\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMaximum Output Level: Maximum output from 20 Hz to 40 kHz is +25 dBu.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003ePhantom Power: 48 Volts DC +\/- 1%\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTotal Harmonic Distortion and Noise:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e@ 1kHz, +20 dBu output: Better than 0.002%\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eAs above, Silk Engaged: Better than 0.2% Second Harmonic\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e@ 20Hz, +20 dBu out Better than 0.004%\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e@ 20Hz, +20 dBu out Better than 0.020%\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eIM Distortion: Better than 0.002%\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eSlew rate Better than 4 V\/uS\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eHigh Pass Filter:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eFrequency: Selectable either 30Hz or 90Hz\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eSlope: 12 dB\/Octave Bessel\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWelcome to ScitScat Music!\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eScitscat's aim is to please and have been doing just that since 1994, over 100,000 Internet and store transactions in that time.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMusic is our love and we have GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) just like you. 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style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eIncorporating four channels of renowned preamplification, independent silk controls, two channels of DI inputs, and an M-S Decoder into a 1U enclosure, the 5024 is a workhorse equipped to enhance the front end performance of any digital or analogue recording system. Each channel of the Portico 5024 is based around the custom transformers and class-A circuitry found in the best-selling 5012.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eIn addition to 72dB of gain, the 5024’s mic pres include individually selectable phase, mute, phantom power, a selectable frequency high pass filter, and the Silk circuit which yields the rich warmth and presence of the renowned classic designs. Channels 1 \u0026amp; 2 of the 5024 feature a high-Z input designed for instrument level sources. Channels 3 \u0026amp; 4 feature an M-S switch, which enables Mid-Side decoding without the use of multiple console channels.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMicrophone Input\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eThe microphone input is balanced but not floating, using a Transformer-Like-Amplifier (T.L.A.) configuration with a toroidal Common Mode Rejection Low Pass Filter that excludes frequencies above 150 kHz. The T.L.A. is followed by an actual input transformer designed by Mr. Neve that permits a full +25 dBu input signal to be handled at unity gain without an input pad over the whole audio spectrum. This innovative solution combines the advantages of both an electronically-balanced and true transformer input.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eWhen the Phantom voltage is switched off, this input serves as a very high quality line input with an impedance of 10K Ohms.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eLow Noise, Low Distortion Operation\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMuch care was given in designing the 5024 to produce as little noise and non-harmonic distortion as possible. Carefully implemented signal paths and Class A operation are a large part of the 5024′s sweet, whisper-quiet performance.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eAll Portico modules use input and output transformers and almost entirely discrete component amplifiers. In fact, the Line amplifiers on their own, inserted into the signal chain, are capable of enhancing the sonic quality of many signal sources, especially those of digital origin. These are some of the factors that enable the Portico 5024 to work so unobtrusively within the context of a very high quality audio chain.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eWhy Transformers?\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eThe fine subtleties of circuit design relating to sonic performance are gradually becoming more clearly understood. For example, research has shown conclusively that frequencies above 20kHz affect the way in which humans perceive sound quality. But long before scientific evidence emerged, a substantial body of musicians and engineers knew that equipment with apparently the same technical measurements could sound very different.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eIncredibly small amounts of musically dissonant odd harmonics can have a disastrous effect on the sound quality. Extraneous noise or interference that finds its way into a signal path seriously impairs performance of the whole chain. Since many control rooms make use of outboard gear that is not well protected from external signals, poor grounding of such equipment can be a serious problem. “Electronically balanced” circuits, much-used in modern equipment, can give very good measurements on the test bench but they do not provide adequate rejection of the stray fields found in every working environment.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTo correct these issues, input and output circuits must be freed from ground dependence so that only the wanted signal enters and leaves the processing path. Transformers are the ideal solution. The sweet and silky sound of Mr. Neve’s classic designs was achieved with big transistors and large high quality transformers. Rupert Neve Designs’ Portico modules achieve similar quality today without the bulk or the cost.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eIn order for modules to work together as would be expected (i.e. in a proprietary console configuration) without producing hum, R.F. interference, or other interactions, the connecting interfaces, grounding, levels and impedances must receive careful attention. Each Portico module is a complete integral signal processor that delivers its specified performance independently. This is why we use transformers.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eFEATURES\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eSilk - Much could be written about this feature, suffice to say, that it gives a subtle option to enhance sound quality in the direction of vintage modules. The Silk button reduces negative feedback and adjusts the frequency spectrum to provide a very sweet and musical performance. We suggest you\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003etry it and make your own judgment.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eM-S - The M-S button engages Mid-Side decoding on channels 3 \u0026amp; 4. Channel 3 level controls the mid signal, and channel 4 level controls the side signal.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eInstrument Inputs - Balanced or unbalanced Hi-Z input for instruments using the Mic Pre’s gain circuitry.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eLevel Meter - -30 dBu to +22 dBu, With reference to the output\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMute - Cuts of the output signal post metering and pre Buss Output. Be sure to mute the outputs before engaging phantom power.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eHigh Pass Filter - The High pass filter is a valuable aid in any signal chain but particularly so in a microphone preamplifier. Signals below 30 or 90 Hz can be attenuated at 12dB \/ Octave, leaving the range above this unaffected. This gets rid of building rumble, air handling motor hum etc.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003ePhantom Power - Provides 48V phantom power to microphones\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTECHNICAL SPECS\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eFrequency Response:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMain Output, no load,\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e–3 dB @ 2 Hz\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e–3 dB @ 160 kHz\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eNoise:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMeasured at Main Output, unweighted, 22Hz-22kHz,\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTerminated 150 Ohms.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eWith gain at unity better than –92 dBu\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eWith gain at 66 dB better than –56 dBu\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eEquivalent Input Noise better than –123 dBu\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eGain:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eUnity to +66dB in 6 dB steps,\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTrim continuously adjustable from –6dB to +6dB\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eLine Input:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTrim continuously adjustable from –6dB to +6dB\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eMaximum Output Level: Maximum output from 20 Hz to 40 kHz is +25 dBu.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003ePhantom Power: 48 Volts DC +\/- 1%\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTotal Harmonic Distortion and Noise:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e@ 1kHz, +20 dBu output: Better than 0.002%\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eAs above, Silk Engaged: Better than 0.2% Second Harmonic\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e@ 20Hz, +20 dBu out Better than 0.004%\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e@ 20Hz, +20 dBu out Better than 0.020%\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eIM Distortion: Better than 0.002%\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eSlew rate Better than 4 V\/uS\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eHigh Pass Filter:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eFrequency: Selectable either 30Hz or 90Hz\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eSlope: 12 dB\/Octave Bessel\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWelcome to ScitScat Music!\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eScitscat's aim is to please and have been doing just that since 1994, over 100,000 Internet and store transactions in that time.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMusic is our love and we have GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) just like you. We buy studios, closeouts, and other gear in quantity and pass the savings on to you, our customers and friends.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eWe are musicians who write, record, produce, and play live just like you! We absolutely love music.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eOur gear changes on an hourly basis and so will our website, so check back often as you won’t want to miss out on some unbelievable gear! I guarantee you that you will love doing business with us! You will get the respect that you deserve! You have Our word on that.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eScitScat Music\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #2b00ff;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFree Items - Please note that pictures of any Free Items on listings are intended as a generic representation of the free item(s) offered. Free items will be sent to you based on our current stock at the time of sale. We will substitute like or similar items when necessary to insure that you still get your free item(s) with your purchase.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #2b00ff;\"\u003eDigital Delivery - After finalizing your order for any downloadable product, you’ll receive an activation key via email. This email will include a product link and directions for downloading. Downloads are Non-Returnable Items. Download Emailed Globally.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePLEASE NOTE - Different items and manufacturers may have specific system requirements to use the product. BUYER is responsible for checking individual item specifications for compatibility with their system. 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Rupert Neve Designs 5024 Quad Mic Pre

Vendor: Rupert Neve
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Product Description
Incorporating four channels of renowned preamplification, independent silk controls, two channels of DI inputs, and an M-S Decoder into a 1U enclosure, the 5024 is a workhorse equipped to enhance the front end performance of any digital or analogue recording system. Each channel of the Portico 5024 is based around the custom transformers and class-A circuitry found in the best-selling 5012.

In addition to 72dB of gain, the 5024’s mic pres include individually selectable phase, mute, phantom power, a selectable frequency high pass filter, and the Silk circuit which yields the rich warmth and presence of the renowned classic designs. Channels 1 & 2 of the 5024 feature a high-Z input designed for instrument level sources. Channels 3 & 4 feature an M-S switch, which enables Mid-Side decoding without the use of multiple console channels.

Microphone Input
The microphone input is balanced but not floating, using a Transformer-Like-Amplifier (T.L.A.) configuration with a toroidal Common Mode Rejection Low Pass Filter that excludes frequencies above 150 kHz. The T.L.A. is followed by an actual input transformer designed by Mr. Neve that permits a full +25 dBu input signal to be handled at unity gain without an input pad over the whole audio spectrum. This innovative solution combines the advantages of both an electronically-balanced and true transformer input.

When the Phantom voltage is switched off, this input serves as a very high quality line input with an impedance of 10K Ohms.

Low Noise, Low Distortion Operation
Much care was given in designing the 5024 to produce as little noise and non-harmonic distortion as possible. Carefully implemented signal paths and Class A operation are a large part of the 5024′s sweet, whisper-quiet performance.

All Portico modules use input and output transformers and almost entirely discrete component amplifiers. In fact, the Line amplifiers on their own, inserted into the signal chain, are capable of enhancing the sonic quality of many signal sources, especially those of digital origin. These are some of the factors that enable the Portico 5024 to work so unobtrusively within the context of a very high quality audio chain.

Why Transformers?
The fine subtleties of circuit design relating to sonic performance are gradually becoming more clearly understood. For example, research has shown conclusively that frequencies above 20kHz affect the way in which humans perceive sound quality. But long before scientific evidence emerged, a substantial body of musicians and engineers knew that equipment with apparently the same technical measurements could sound very different.

Incredibly small amounts of musically dissonant odd harmonics can have a disastrous effect on the sound quality. Extraneous noise or interference that finds its way into a signal path seriously impairs performance of the whole chain. Since many control rooms make use of outboard gear that is not well protected from external signals, poor grounding of such equipment can be a serious problem. “Electronically balanced” circuits, much-used in modern equipment, can give very good measurements on the test bench but they do not provide adequate rejection of the stray fields found in every working environment.

To correct these issues, input and output circuits must be freed from ground dependence so that only the wanted signal enters and leaves the processing path. Transformers are the ideal solution. The sweet and silky sound of Mr. Neve’s classic designs was achieved with big transistors and large high quality transformers. Rupert Neve Designs’ Portico modules achieve similar quality today without the bulk or the cost.

In order for modules to work together as would be expected (i.e. in a proprietary console configuration) without producing hum, R.F. interference, or other interactions, the connecting interfaces, grounding, levels and impedances must receive careful attention. Each Portico module is a complete integral signal processor that delivers its specified performance independently. This is why we use transformers.

FEATURES
  • Silk - Much could be written about this feature, suffice to say, that it gives a subtle option to enhance sound quality in the direction of vintage modules. The Silk button reduces negative feedback and adjusts the frequency spectrum to provide a very sweet and musical performance. We suggest you
  • try it and make your own judgment.
  • M-S - The M-S button engages Mid-Side decoding on channels 3 & 4. Channel 3 level controls the mid signal, and channel 4 level controls the side signal.
  • Instrument Inputs - Balanced or unbalanced Hi-Z input for instruments using the Mic Pre’s gain circuitry.
  • Level Meter - -30 dBu to +22 dBu, With reference to the output
  • Mute - Cuts of the output signal post metering and pre Buss Output. Be sure to mute the outputs before engaging phantom power.
  • High Pass Filter - The High pass filter is a valuable aid in any signal chain but particularly so in a microphone preamplifier. Signals below 30 or 90 Hz can be attenuated at 12dB / Octave, leaving the range above this unaffected. This gets rid of building rumble, air handling motor hum etc.
  • Phantom Power - Provides 48V phantom power to microphones

TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Frequency Response:
    • Main Output, no load,
    • –3 dB @ 2 Hz
    • –3 dB @ 160 kHz
  • Noise:
    • Measured at Main Output, unweighted, 22Hz-22kHz,
    • Terminated 150 Ohms.
    • With gain at unity better than –92 dBu
    • With gain at 66 dB better than –56 dBu
    • Equivalent Input Noise better than –123 dBu
  • Gain:
    • Unity to +66dB in 6 dB steps,
    • Trim continuously adjustable from –6dB to +6dB
  • Line Input:
    • Trim continuously adjustable from –6dB to +6dB
    • Maximum Output Level: Maximum output from 20 Hz to 40 kHz is +25 dBu.
  • Phantom Power: 48 Volts DC +/- 1%
  • Total Harmonic Distortion and Noise:
    • @ 1kHz, +20 dBu output: Better than 0.002%
    • As above, Silk Engaged: Better than 0.2% Second Harmonic
    • @ 20Hz, +20 dBu out Better than 0.004%
    • @ 20Hz, +20 dBu out Better than 0.020%
    • IM Distortion: Better than 0.002%
    • Slew rate Better than 4 V/uS
  • High Pass Filter:
    • Frequency: Selectable either 30Hz or 90Hz
    • Slope: 12 dB/Octave Bessel

Welcome to ScitScat Music!

Scitscat's aim is to please and have been doing just that since 1994, over 100,000 Internet and store transactions in that time.

Music is our love and we have GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) just like you. We buy studios, closeouts, and other gear in quantity and pass the savings on to you, our customers and friends.

We are musicians who write, record, produce, and play live just like you! We absolutely love music.

Our gear changes on an hourly basis and so will our website, so check back often as you won’t want to miss out on some unbelievable gear! I guarantee you that you will love doing business with us! You will get the respect that you deserve! You have Our word on that.

ScitScat Music

Free Items - Please note that pictures of any Free Items on listings are intended as a generic representation of the free item(s) offered. Free items will be sent to you based on our current stock at the time of sale. We will substitute like or similar items when necessary to insure that you still get your free item(s) with your purchase.

Digital Delivery - After finalizing your order for any downloadable product, you’ll receive an activation key via email. This email will include a product link and directions for downloading. Downloads are Non-Returnable Items. Download Emailed Globally. 

PLEASE NOTE - Different items and manufacturers may have specific system requirements to use the product. BUYER is responsible for checking individual item specifications for compatibility with their system. We suggest you reference the manufacturers’ website(s) for this purpose.

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