Additional Information

Site Information

 Loading... Please wait...
  • SPL Gold Mike Mk 2 - Front - AtlasProAudio.com

SPL Gold Mike Mk 2

$1,699.00
SKU:
SPLGOLDMIKEMK2
Availability:
(Special Order. Usually ships in 1-7 days. Please ask us for current ETA.)
Shipping:
Free Shipping
Quantity:

Product Description

(Special Order. Usually ships in 1-7 days. Please ask us for current ETA.)

GoldMike Mk2 (Standard Version)

Dual-Channel Microphone and Instrument Preamplifier

Like its successful predecessor, the GoldMike Mk2 retains a hybrid solid state and tube construction to combine the best of both worlds.
The transistor stage is composed of single transistors in a class A design. The circuitry is fully discrete, and each transistor is completely optimized for its specific task. You will not find any IC’s in this preamplifier stage because they cannot be optimized for this specific application to the degree we aimed for. 

  • Discrete Class A solid stage
  • Tube drive in three different intensity levels
  • Flair presence enhancement in two switchable settings
  • Switching inserts
  • Pre-output limiter stage (extremely fast diode-based operation, perfect for A/D converter protection)
  • VU metering with three different, switchable display ranges
  • Front panel instrument input, separate rear-side microphone and line inputs
  • Phantom power, phase reverse, pad and high-pass filter (50Hz)
  • Frequency response ‹10Hz bis 90kHz (-3dB)
  • THD+N (Input level -30dBu, 30dB Gain) 0,016%
  • Noise (A-w., R=40Ohm, 30dB Gain) -91,2dBu
  • Dynamic range (30dB Gain) 110dB
  • E.I.N. 128dBu
  • Max. output level (sym., XLR+Jack) +26,8dBu
  • Optional 24/192 AD converter  - see Model "Gold Mike Mk 2 AD with Digital Output"
  • Made in Germany 

The GoldMike Mk2 is the result of our experience from its successful predecessor and represents an improved and more flexible microphone and instrument preamplifier.

 

The Hybrid Preamplifier

A significant contribution to the success of the predecessor is the hybrid preamplifier concept. It combines transistor and tube preamplifier stages and specifically utilizes their technological and sonic advantages: The efficiency and low noise of a discrete transistor stage is enriched with musical coloration of a tube stage.

 

Discrete Transistor Preamplifier

In the GoldMike Mk2 the transistor stage is composed of single transistors in a class A design. The circuitry is fully discrete, and each transistor is completely optimized for its specific task. You will not find any IC’s in this preamplifier stage because they cannot be optimized for this specific application to the degree we at SPL aim for. 

 

Tube Preamplifier

The degree of tube preamplification is no longer the fixed +6dB value of its predecessor. The GoldMike Mk2 sports the selection of three different tube pre-amplifications: +6 dB remains the standard complemented by +12 dB and +18 dB. This allows creative variety with the tube saturation and limiting effects.

 

Flair

We have also added an extra setting to the popular Flair circuitry to give more flexibility to the presence improvement.

 

Dual-Mono PCB Layout

Because the GoldMike Mk2 is a dual channel preamplifier, its channel separation is of fundamental importance for the stereo image. Therefore the print-board layout is symmetrically mirrored around the power supply in the center from channel 1 to channel 2. This results in an identical signal flow to supporting a naturally balanced stereo image. Additionally the print-board provides extra-large ground areas maximizing the shielding against crosstalk and interference.

 

Frequency response: ‹10Hz bis 90kHz (-3dB)

Input impedance:

  • Microphone, XLR: 2.8kOhm
  • Line In, TRS: 10kOhm
  • Instr. In TRS: 1mOhm
  • Output impedance (XLR and TRS): 50Ohm

THD+N:

  • Input level -30dBu, Gain 30dBu: 0.016 %
  • Input level -40dBu, Gain 40dBu: 0.017 %
  • Input level -50dBu, Gain 50dBu: 0.022 %
  • Input level -60dBu, Gain 60dBu: 0.048 %

Noise (A-weighted, R=40Ohm):

  • Gain 30dB: -91.2dBu
  • Gain 40dB: -86.6dBu
  • Gain 50dB: -78.7dBu
  • Gain 60dB: -69.3dBu

Dynamic range (Gain 30dB): 110dB

E.I.N.: 128dBu

Max. input level:

  • Microphone, XLR: +7dBu
  • Microphone, XLR +PAD: +28dBu
  • Line In, TRS: +23dBu
  • Instr. In TRS: +7dBu
  • Instr. In TRS +PAD: +14dBu

Max. output level:

  • Balanced, XLR+ TRS +26.8dBu
  • Unbalanced, XLR+ TRS +21.5dBu

CMRR:

  • 1 kHz, Gain 30dB: ›75dB
  • 10 kHz, Gain 30dB: ›75dB

Power consumption: 25W

WxHxD: 482 x 88 x 210mm; 19" x 3.46" x 8.27"

Weight: 4.1kg/9lbs

 

0dBu = 0.775V. Subject to change without notice.

Warranty Information

Comes with Manufacturer's 2 Year Warranty, parts and labor.

Find Similar Products by Tag

Product Reviews

Write Review

This product hasn't received any reviews yet. Be the first to review this product!

Find Similar Products by Category