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Warm Audio TB12 Tone Beast Black

1-Channel microphone and instrument preamp

  • Up to 71 dB gain
  • Transformer bypass switch
  • Two different discrete OpAmps: 1731 (Vintage) and 918 (Cleaner)
  • Tone switch - switches the input impedance from 600 ohms to 150 ohms
  • Hi-Z input sends the signal through the complete circuit
  • Balanced outputs: XLR and 6.3 mm jack
  • Insert: 6.3 mm jack
  • 48V phantom power
  • External 24 V power supply
  • Format: 19"/ 1 HU

Further Information

Channels 1
Number of microphone inputs 2
Instrument input Yes
Tubes No
Compressor/Limiter No
Equalizer No
De-Esser No
Phantom power Yes
Phase Reverse Yes
External effect loops Yes
Analogue Outputs XLR, jack
Digitale Outputs None
Headphone connection No
Level Meter Yes
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Solid but wished for slightly more beastly options
kuyas, 04.03.2021
Its very solidly made, feels quality all over.
I'm not yet using it with mics, I'm using it as HW insert in DAW.
Its really nice for gently taming some nasty high end, and for getting peaks under control. The different options are all very subtle to my ears apart from the tone +6db button which is obvious.
It does have a good range of distortion / saturation but I did expect a little more given the 'beast' in the model name. Anyway it gets plenty of use and I'm glad I have it.
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J'ai redécouvert mon micro
Douglas Amérika, 22.05.2021
Fonctionnant depuis un moment sans préamplificateur micro.
Quel claque! Une resserve de gain non négligeable, Son net ou saturé au choix. avec de nombreuses option.

Utilisé avec AKG C214 et Neumann TLM 102.
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Amazing Preamp
Jökke, 24.07.2020
I use this mainly to record electric bass. With this, I get great natural sound of the bass to my DAW. I think the controls are perfect to get good base tone to shape it with plug-ins. Acoustic guitar and vocals were great too. Good upgrade from the preamps of an interface. Very sturdy construction. Also looks very cool. No cons in my mind.
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Makkelijk in gebruik en goed resultaat
Rob Salinger, 07.10.2020
De Tone Beast Black geeft prima klankkleur. Hij doet het uitstekend als je flink wat van het apparaat vraagt. Er zit geen compressor op, dus dat is iets om op te letten. Ik gebruik het voor vocals en dat werkt prima!
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