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Focusrite Red 1 500 Series Mic Pre

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RED1500
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Focusrite 500 Series Microphone Preamp Based on Focusrite Red 1

Focusrite's Red Range gained legendary status following its release in 1993. The Red 1 rapidly became a sought-after mic preamp in the world's top studios, thanks to its ability to handle almost any microphone and its unique, signature sound.

Featuring the same circuit topology and components as the original transformer-based mic pre designs, Red 1 500 Series Mic Pre offers the same performance as the original Focusrite Red microphone preamplifier in 500 Series format, or 'Lunchbox' portable modular system. It's ideal for mobile/location use as well as in the studio.

If you remember the unique, stunning sound of the original Focusrite Red range — or even if you don't! — and want to bring that signature sound into your studio, then Red 1 500, with its signature red anodized aluminum front panel, is for you. As with the original Red range, this new module will also be made in England.

Red 1 500 offers a compact interface to digital recording systems or for location recordings as well as convenient access in any control room, with a Lundahl LL1538 input transformer, just as in the original, switchable phantom power, polarity invert and an illuminated classic porthole VU meter. The output stage of Red 1 500, with its custom Carnhill transformer, will easily drive long cable runs without loss of quality, ideal for remote recordings. Mic gain is switched (with a Grayhill gold-plated military-grade switch) in 6dB steps from -6 to +60dB, for accurate, precise channel matching and recall.

The unique Focusrite mic amp topology provides superb common mode rejection, excellent overload margin and, with its shared gain structure (14dB from the transformer and up to 46dB from the amplifier) and a very low noise floor combined with the traditional wide bandwidth of the original Red series (10Hz to 140kHz). This exceptional level of performance is maintained over a wide range of impedances applied to the input, making Red 1 500 suitable for almost any microphone: ribbon, dynamic or condenser.

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MPN RED1500
Manufacturer Focusrite
Condition New
Included from Manufacturer  
Channels 1
Audio Inputs 15 Pin edge connector makes all power and audio connections to a 500 Series rack
Audio Outputs 15 Pin edge connector makes all power and audio connections to a 500 Series rack
ADAT Expandable No
Phantom Power +48V
Rackmountable Yes
Unique Features 500 Series "Lunchbox" format
Backlit VU meter with switchable calibration

Focusrite Limited Warranty

All Focusrite products are built to the highest standards and should provide reliable performance for many years, subject to reasonable care, use, transportation and storage.

Many of the products returned under warranty are found not to exhibit any fault at all. To avoid unnecessary inconvenience to you in terms of retuning the product please contact Focusrite support.

In the event of a Manufacturing Defect becoming evident during the warranty period, Focusrite will ensure that the product is repaired or replaced free of charge. The warranty period for any product purchased on or after October 1, 2016 is a period of 24 months from the date of the original purchase. The warranty period for product purchased on or prior to September 30, 2016 is 12 months from the date of the original purchase.

A Manufacturing Defect is defined as a defect in the performance of the product as described and published by Focusrite. A Manufacturing Defect does not include damage caused by post-purchase transportation, storage or careless handling, nor damage caused by misuse.

While this warranty is provided by Focusrite, the warranty obligations are fulfilled by the distributor responsible for the country in which you purchased the product.

The distributor will advise you of the appropriate procedure for resolving the warranty issue. In every case it will be necessary to provide a copy of the original invoice or store receipt to the distributor. In the event that you are unable to provide proof of purchase directly then you should contact the reseller from whom you purchased the product and attempt to obtain proof of purchase from them.

Please note that if you purchase a Focusrite product outside your country of residence or business you will not be entitled to ask your local Focusrite distributor to honor this limited warranty, although you may request an out-of-warranty chargeable repair.

This limited warranty is offered solely to products purchased from an Authorized Focusrite Reseller (defined as a reseller which has purchased the product directly from Focusrite Audio Engineering Limited in the UK, or one of its Authorized Distributors outside the UK). This warranty is in addition to your statutory rights in the country of purchase.

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