500 SERIES TWO IN ONE CHANNEL STRIP WITH PREAMP AND EQ
The LaChapell 583E is a tube mic pre with EQ that works with any 500 series chassis. The 583E tube mic pre has an EQ section that can function in series with the preamp or independently as a preamp and an EQ. The 583E tube mic pre features a single channel vacuum tube preamplifier with LaChapell’s proprietary TrueTube™ technology. TrueTube delivers 250V to the tube, properly powering it so that it operates at its full potential. Most other tube designs for the 500 series leave the tube starved for power. Cinemag input transformers, Jensen output transformers and other high quality components have been carefully selected to ensure the signal chain is not compromised.
In addition to the preamp, the 583E features an ultra-clean EQ section. It can follow the preamp or operate as a separate module. Address either of the two XLR inputs on a 500 series chassis to access either the preamp or the EQ or both in series.
The EQ draws from the LaChapell 503 500 series module. It features the same very low distortion signature with minimal phase deviation. Perfect for tracking or mixing, the 583E tube mic pre with EQ is great on any source.
|INTERNAL GAIN||0 to >72dB|
|FREQUENCY RESPONSE||10Hz to 50KHz|
|MAX OUTPUT (1% THD+N)||+26dBu|
CINEMAG CMMI-10PCA (INPUT)
JENSEN JT-11-DM (OUTPUT)
|TUBE COMPLIMENT||1 x 12AX7 / ECC83|
|THD+N||0.012% (@ +4 output)|
|FREQUENCY RESPONSE||10Hz to 50KHz (flat)|
|CUT / BOOST RANGE||+/- 8dBu|
|MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL||≥25dB|
|INPUT / OUTPUT TYPE||TRANSFORMERLESS|
“I use the LaChapell 583E mostly for overheads and acoustic instruments. I use a stereo ribbon mic on overheads The 583E has a very smooth top end and with the EQ I can add just the right amount to brighten up the very top without it sounding harsh, the high end stays nice and silky. It also is very quiet when used on acoustic guitars with a ribbon mic. Overall a very clear and open mic pre.” Mike Wagener of Wireworld Studios
The microphone preamp side of the 583E is identical to the 583S. Please see the reviews on the 583S MK2 page.