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Avalon V5 - Silver

Avalon V5 - Silver

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Avalon V5 - Silver

The Avalon V5 is a half-rack/desktop mounted Class A preamp and DI box with additional tone shaping selections.

With a distinctive blend of active and passive circuits the Avalon V5 takes the exemplary sound of the Avalon Design commitment to excellence, to even greater heights.

For vocalists, the Avalon V5 preamp brings out your full sound and dynamic range with the best Class A solid-state circuitry you can find - not only that, the passive tone-shaper section lets you dial up more airiness for those silky smooth singing sounds using six different onboard tone contours and filter curves. But it doesn't stop at vocalists though - the tone-shaper stage will also optimise your bass sound to get you that warm, rounded, well-defined tone that you've been missing with lesser DI boxes and put the sonic sparkle back into your guitars.

Able to handle really high input signals and therefore ideal for modern ribbon microphones, the Avalon V5 also offers the perfect re-amping solution - not that common on many regular DIs - by using transformer-isolated outputs.

All products from Avalon Design share its philosophy of excellence - the Avalon V5 preamp and DI box is no different. It's a great-sounding all round performer whatever instrument you put through it.

Avalon V5 - Silver Overview
• Pure Class A, 100% discrete design
• Forward musical detail and sonic excellence
• Minimum audio signal path
• High quality transformer input & isolated output
• Microphone and Hi-Z inputs to +36dB
• Very low noise -100dB
• High headroom +30dB
• Switched 2dB, high-gain preamplifer to +66dB
• DC coupled Pure Class A output
• Large illuminated professional VU meter
• Twin LED peak signal indicators
• Regulated +48v phantom power supply
• Low distortion less than 0.5% THD and IMD
• Variable passive high pass (bass cut) filter
• All signal routing with sealed silver relays

Technical Specifications:
• Audio Circuit Topology: 100% discrete, high-voltage, Class A
• Gain: Switched 2dB steps, -/+ 0.15dB
• Input Modes (4): Line, Instrument-DI, Microphone high-Z & low-Z
• LINE (transformer): Balanced 6,000 Ω, XLR~TRS, gain -3dB~36dB, max. input 47dB
• INSTRUMENT ~ DI: Unbalanced 10,000,000 Ω, TRS, gain 2dB~42dB, max. input 36dB
• MICROPHONE HiZ (transformer): Balanced 6,700 Ω, XLR, gain 20dB ~ 60dB, max. input 23dB
• MICROPHONE LoZ (transformer): Balanced 1,760 Ω, XLR, gain 26dB ~ 66dB, max. input 19dB
• PAD (passive input attenuator): Line -13dB, Instrument -10dB & Microphone -15dB
• Phantom Power: 48V regulated @10mA, blue=power ON, red=phantom ON
• Thru output: Unbalanced, impedance buffered TRS
• Maximum line ouput level: +30dB DC coupled, balanced 600 Ω, XLR~TRS
• ++Maximum isolated output level: +12dB transformer balanced high Z output, TRS
• Headphone output: 0.5w into 600 Ω, TRS
• Noise 20kHz, unweighted: -100dBu minimum gain position
• Noise (EIN) 22Hz-22kHz: -128dB @ 40dB gain (low Z microphone output)
• Distortion THD, IMD: 0.05% at +10dB output
• Frequency response, -/+0.5dB: 5Hz to 50kHz
• Frequency response, -3dB: 2Hz to 500kHz (input band limited)
• VU Meter: Professional moving coil VU, wide range -33dB ~ 18dB Signal LED's: Peak capture, blue=0dB, red=20dB High Cut Filter: -3dB at 4kHz minimum phase design
• Polarity reverse (phase): All outputs relay switched (including isolated output)
• Tone Shape: Ten "passive" voices for improved clarity, problem solving and musical enhancement
• AC power: Internal toroidal AC supply, dual wattage, 115 or 230v selectable 50/60Hz, 35w max
• Dimensions: 8.5 x 3.5 x 12 in (216 x 88 x 305mm)
• Weight-packed: 12lbs (5.4kg)
• Rack mount kit (1) RM-1: Single V5 19 inch rack mount kit (holds one half rack unit).
• Rack mount kit (2) RM-2: Dual V5 19 inch rack mount kit (holds two half rack units).
Short Description Pure Class A Microphone Preamplifier and DI with Dual Impedance Ideal for Ribbon-Dynamic and High Level Condenser Microphones.
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Manufacturer Avalon
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Side Chain Input N/A
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Includes Dynamics N/A
Includes EQ N/A
Digital I/O N/A
Computer Connection N/A

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