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The Glensound GS-MCA001 is a portable, battery powered microphone preamplifier with limiter. It’s lightweight, small and rugged construction makes it ideal for outside broadcast and film production. As well as offering a high quality compressor/ limiter circuit (with bypass) it also has selectable LF cuts, 48 volts phantom power and a rotary stepped gain control. A belt clip is included for hands free operation and the single PP3 9 Volt battery offers good operational life. Manufactured in Glensound’s UK factory using high quality components & trusted manufacturing techniques the GS-MCA001 will give many years of reliable performance.

Frequency response:20Hz to 20kHz > -1dB
Noise @ Minimum Gain:-72 dBu (RMS 20Hz to 20kHz)
Noise @ Maximum Gain:-52 dBu (RMS 20Hz to 20kHz)
Equivalent input noise @ maximum gain:127 dBu
Input Gain:-25 to -75dB in 5dB steps
Gain accuracy:> +/- 0.3 dB in relation to front panel scale
Maximum Output level:+19 dBu into high impedance
Maximum Output level:+17 dBu into 600 Ohms
Electronically balanced input
Input impedance:1K2 Ohms
Transformer Balanced Output
Output impedance:50 Ohms
THD + Noise:Measured at any gain setting (no limiter) <0.05%
CUT LF front panel switched:160Hz/ Flat /80Hz @ 12dB per octave
Limiter/ compressor circuit
Maximum input level before clipping:-6dBu (limiter off)
Maximum input level before clipping:+14dBu (limiter on)
Phantom power switch selectable (rear panel):48Volts
CE marked
External Power input:+12 to 20 volts
Maximum Dimensions (excluding belt clip):101 mm x 104 mm x 45mm
Weight (without battery):355g
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