The PREQ4 ® (500 Series) is a one channel
microphone preamplifier with AIR BAND® (shelf boost from 2.5 to 40kHz
via VARI AIR™), compatible with the API 500-6B lunchbox® and 500VPR rack
systems. Following its PreQ3
predecessor, the PREQ4 provides unparalleled transparency and top end
presence while maintaining the true natural sound behind the microphone.
Presented in the flagship lunchbox® portable format, the PREQ4®
offers the legendary AIR BAND®, 65dB adjustable gain, phase reverse
capability, 70Hz high pass filter, +48V phantom power, and -20dB PAD.
The Maag Audio PREQ4® is an official member of the VPR Alliance.
Maag Audio PREQ4 User Guide
-3 dB points, 10Hz & 75kHz
Nominal Input Impedance XLR)
Mic, 150 Ohms, balanced
Nominal Output Impedance (XLR)
50 Ohms, actively balanced
Equivalent Input Noise
-128 dBu (-96 dBu Actual Metered Noise)
Maximum Phase Shift
THD + Noise
< 0.007% *Specifications subject to change without notice. **Recommend turning the GAIN fully counter-clockwise before engaging. Cliff Maag Introduces PREQ4 and EQ4 (500 Series)