580 Microphone Preamp - 500 Series


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    dbx by HARMAN
    dbx by HARMAN
    The dbx 580 Microphone Preamp is the perfect partner to your microphones, providing sonically-transparent gain that will reveal the detail and audio signature of even the most esoteric microphones. It will transform their low level output signal to a high level, high current output for direct connection to the line level inputs of your mixer, sampler or any other recording medium that accepts line level, analog input.

    With its modular 500 Series design, the dbx 580 delivers up to 60dB of gain, features a variable-frequency Low-Cut Filter and unique Low and High Detail Equalization Controls, a 20dB Pad, Polarity Invert, +48V Phantom Power, a Front Panel Instrument Input, VU Metering and Peak Indicator.

    Add warmth and definition to your microphones with the dbx 580 Microphone Preamp!


    • Premium low-noise Mic Pre with up to 60dB of gain
    • Variable-Frequency Low-Cut Filter
    • Low and High Detail Equalization
    • 20dB Pad
    • Polarity Invert
    • +48V Phantom Power
    • 1/4" Front Panel Instrument Input
    • VU Meter
    • Peak Indicator

    Input Type Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
    Input Impedance 1.7kO
    Max Input Level +15 dBu balanced or unbalanced (20dB PAD disabled) +35 dBu balanced or unbalanced (20dB PAD enabled)
    Maximum Gain 60dB
    CMRR >60 dB; typically >70 dB from 20 Hz – 20 kHz
    Instrument Input Connector Tip-Sleeve ¼” Jack
    Instrument Input Type Unbalanced
    Instrument Input Impedance 500 k O
    Max Instrument Input Level +21 dBu unbalanced
    Output Type Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
    Output Impedance Balanced 30 Ohms, unbalanced 15 Ohms
    Max Output Level +22dBu
    EIN Typically > -128.0 dBu, 150 O source impedance, 22 kHz bandwidth, unweigh
    Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz, +0/-1dB; <10Hz - 30kHz, +0/-3dB
    THD+Noise <0.006% typical, 20Hz - 20kHz, 0dBu out
    Power Requirements +/- 16V DC
    Power Current Draw 80 mA per power rail
    Power Draw 2.56 watts
    Rack System Compatibility 500 Series Compatible Power-frame
    Rack Space 1 Slot
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 5.25” x 1.5” x 6” (13.34 cm x 3.81 cm x 15.24 cm)
    Weight 1.3 lbs (0.59 kg)
    Shipping Weight 1.7 lbs (0.77kg)
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    Manufacturerdbx by HARMAN
    Manufacturer Model Number580
    Manufacturer Part NumberDBX580
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