The Focusrite ISA Two mic preamp gives you access to the sonic essence of the legendary Forte and Studio consoles one rack unit chassis. The two separate channels,are loadde with with inputs for microphone, line-level, and direct instrument-level sources. A adjustable impedance selector also lets you dial in the warmth you want without reducing clarity. The ISA Two’s DI and microphone inputs run in parallel, so you can blend the direct signal of the instrument with the sound of the miked up amplifier – a handy trick for getting bass sounds that are both fat and punchy. If warmth, transparency, and useful features are w hat you need , check out the Focusrite ISA Two.
Focusrite’s ISA Two mic preamp has quite the legacy . Since its 1985 introduction, the transformer-based Focusrite pre amp has become a ubiquitous piece of gear – and the standard for transparency. That is not all . The subtle warmth, courtesy of transformer core saturation. It’s this seeming contradiction of warmth plus transparently opens up and unrestricts high frequencies, that is the core of the Focusrite “sound” that continues to be in demand in top studios worldwide.
Features at a Glance:
- Two channels of Focusrite goodness in a rackspace!
- Lundahl LL1538 mic input transformer
- Up to 80dB of gain
- Variable input impedance
- User-calibrated metering
- Front-panel instrument and rear panel line inputs
- Variable cut-off highpass filter
- Rear panel balanced inserts