Glensound GS-MCA001

Microphone Pre-Amplifier

The Glensound GS-MCA001 is a portable, battery powered microphone preamplifier with limiter.

SKU: 102460



Glensound GS-MCA001 – Your Portable Solution for Superior Microphone Preamplification in Any Setting.

The GS-MCA001 is a compact, battery-powered microphone preamplifier with a built-in limiter, crafted to meet the demanding needs of outside broadcast and film production. Its lightweight, small, and rugged construction ensures durability in challenging environments. This versatile device combines a high-quality compressor/limiter circuit, selectable LF cuts, 48 volts phantom power, and a rotary stepped gain control for unparalleled performance.

Key Features:

  1. Portable Powerhouse:
    • Designed for portability, the GS-MCA001 is battery-powered for on-the-go use. Its lightweight and rugged construction make it the ideal companion for outside broadcast and film production, where reliability and versatility are paramount.
  2. Compressor/Limiter Circuit:
    • Featuring a high-quality compressor/limiter circuit with a convenient bypass option, the GS-MCA001 empowers users to enhance audio dynamics and manage input levels effectively.
  3. Selectable LF Cuts:
    • Tailor your audio with selectable LF cuts at 160Hz, 80Hz, or a flat response. This flexibility allows for precise control over low-frequency content, ensuring optimal audio quality in diverse recording environments.
  4. Phantom Power and Gain Control:
    • The GS-MCA001 offers 48 volts phantom power, supporting a wide range of microphones. The rotary stepped gain control provides accurate adjustments in 5dB steps, ensuring precise control over input levels.
  5. Hands-Free Operation:
    • A convenient belt clip is included for hands-free operation, adding to the unit’s practicality in various professional applications.
  6. Top-Tier Components and Manufacturing:
    • Manufactured in Glensound’s UK factory, the GS-MCA001 is crafted with high-quality components and trusted manufacturing techniques, guaranteeing years of reliable performance.

Product Specifications:

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz > -1dB
  • Noise @ Minimum Gain: -72 dBu (RMS 20Hz to 20kHz)
  • Equivalent Input Noise @ Maximum Gain: 127 dBu
  • Input Impedance: Electronically balanced input, 1K2 Ohms
  • Output Type: Transformer Balanced Output, 50 Ohms
  • THD + Noise: <0.05% at any gain setting (no limiter)
  • Dynamics: Limiter/Compressor Circuit
  • Phantom Power: 48 Volts (switch selectable)
  • External Power Input: +12 to 20 volts

Experience the pinnacle of portable microphone preamplification with the Glensound GS-MCA001. Elevate your audio recording capabilities with a device that combines cutting-edge features, precision, and durability. Craft your sound with confidence in any setting.