Are you looking for a way to add warmth and musicality to your digital recordings? The Alesis MicTube Solo Mono Tube Microphone Preamp is the perfect solution! This preamp features a 12AX7 low-noise vacuum tube, +20 dB Pad, phase reverse, an 80Hz high-pass filter, minimized signal path for clarity, 48V Phantom Power for condenser mics, Gain and Drive controls, vintage-style VU meter, and a quarter-inch, high-impedance DI input for instruments. FEATURES MicTube Tube microphone preamplifier 12AX7 low-noise vacuum tube adds warmth and musicality to digital recordings +20 dB Pad, phase reverse, an 80Hz high-pass filter Minimized signal path for clarity 48V Phantom Power for condenser mics Gain and Drive controls Vintage-style VU meter Quarter-inch, high-impedance DI input for instruments SPECIFICATIONS: - Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz - Input Impedance: 1MOhm - Output Impedance: 200 Ohm - Maximum Input Level: +14dBu - Maximum Output Level: +14dBu HOW IT WORKS: 1. Connect your microphone to the MicTube's XLR input. 2. Adjust the Gain and Drive controls to your desired level. 3. Engage the +20 dB Pad switch if needed. 4. Connect your recording device to the MicTube's balanced XLR output. 5. Monitor your levels using the vintage-style VU meter. PRODUCT FAQ: Q: Does the MicTube require phantom power? A: Yes, it provides +48V phantom power for condenser mics. Q: Can I use the MicTube with instruments? A: Yes, it also has a quarter-inch, high-impedance DI input for instruments.