Universal Audio 610 Microphone Preamp

An excellent valve / tube mic pre from Universal Audio, the SOLO/610 Classic Vacuum Tube Mic Pre & DI Box.

The SOLO/610 delivers the classic Putnam 610 console sound to the single channel format in a rugged, highly versatile form factor, at a price every project studio can afford. The all-tube SOLO/610 provides the silky vintage warmth of the original UA 610 console used by artists ranging from Sinatra to Van Halen. The SOLO/610 will flatter the cheapest to the most esoteric microphone with its signature sound. Unlike stationary rack gear, the SOLO/610 can be conveniently used in the control room or recording room, on stage or desktop, due to its portable "go anywhere" design.


Universal Audio solo 610 microphone preamplifier


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The SOLO/ 610 was created to maintain all of the character of its vintage predecessor, and has the same solid build and audiophile components professionals expect from its more expensive UA siblings like the 2-610 and M610.


The SOLO/610 offers Mic and DI inputs, and features Gain and Level control for a wide variety of clean to colored tonal shaping. Unlike its predecessors, the SOLO/610 has continuous a Gain control with even greater range, allowing for more precise gain structuring and doubles as input signal padding. The SOLO/610 has all the essential features like 48v Phantom Power, Lo Cut filtering, Phase Reverse, and for even greater tonal variety, maintains the 610's flexible dual impedance selection for both Mic and DI inputs. The SOLO/610 also includes essential DI features like Thru for when used in conjunction with an amplifier, plus Ground Lift and and a versatile Mic/Line level output switch. The SOLO/610 is hand-assembled by Universal Audio in the USA.




Classic Putnam 610 console Mic Preamplifier and DI

Legendary all-tube sound finally at project studio price

Gain, Level, and impedance selection for maximum tonal variety

Portable design for studio, desktop or stage

Rugged construction-steel chassis

DI features like Thru and Mic/Line level output

UA build quality and heritage, hand-assembled in USA


Technical Info


Input Impedance;
Mic Input - Selectable 500 ohms (Lo-Z) or 2k ohms (Hi-Z)
DI Input - Selectable 2.2M ohms (Lo-Z) or 47k ohms (Hi-Z)

Frequency Response; 20 Hz to 20 kHz +/- 1 dB

Maximum Gain; 61 dB

Tube Complement; (1) 12AX7, (1) 6072

Maximum Mic Input Level; -12 dBu, 1.0% THD+N Ratio

Maximum Instrument Input Level; +4 dBu, 1.0% THD+N Ratio

Maximum Output Level into 600 ohms; +14 dBu, 1% THD+N Ratio

Maximum Output Level into 100k ohms; +18 dBu, 1.0% THD+N Ratio

Internal Output Impedance; 80 W

Recommended Minimum Load; 600 ohms

Mic/Instrument In Frequency Response; 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 0.1 dB

Maximum Gain Instrument Input; 37 dB

Maximum Gain Mic Input; 55 dB (2k input), 60 dB (500 input)

Power Requirements; 100-130 VAC 200-240 VAC

Maximum Power Consumption; 18 watts

dimensions; H: 5 in. W: 5 3/4 in. L: 14 in.

Weight; 9 lbs.


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