Millennia HV-3C Stereo Microphone Preamplifier  

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A 2005 TEC Award Nominee.

The HV-3C Stereo Microphone Preamplifier is an entirely double-balanced, extremely wide dynamic range stereo microphone preamplifier intended for demanding audio recording. In it Millenia combines precisely matched, discrete bipolar transistors with a laser trimmed DC coupled FET-based output driver stage. Unlike standard mic preamplifiers, the HV-3C never unbalances or rebalances the original signal, thus maintaining the highest degree of signal integrity.

Unlike preamps using vacuum tubes, IC function modules, and audio transformers (all of which can lend their own audio coloration) the Millennia HV-3C is precisely optimized to capture the subtlest detail of the music and ambience. With +23 dBu native input headroom, it requires no input pads, attenuators, or switch points as found on common textbook preamp designs - thus avoiding yet another source of sonic degradation. Moreover, with its +32 dBu output headroom, ultra-high dynamic stability and linearity are assured

High-speed transformerless design
23dB input and 32dB output headroom
No attenuation pads required
Entirely balanced audio path
Laser trimmed FET-based output
THD+N less than 5 PPM (.0005%)
Matched discrete transistor octet front end
Precision components throughout
Gold audio connectors and switches
Standard 36-step gain control (1.5dB per step)
Stereo gain matched to .08dB
OFC audio wiring, silver Teflon power wiring
Ultra-clean torroid power supply
Welded 16-gauge chassis
Unsurpassed ambience retrieval
Effortless lifelike musical performance at all dynamic levels

If you want the best, order the HV-3C today.

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