The Glensound GS-MCA001 is a portable, battery powered microphone preamplifier with limiter. It’s lightweight, small and rugged construction makes it ideal for outside broadcast and film production. As well as offering a high quality compressor/ limiter circuit (with bypass) it also has selectable LF cuts, 48 volts phantom power and a rotary stepped gain control. A belt clip is included for hands free operation and the single PP3 9 Volt battery offers good operational life. Manufactured in Glensound’s UK factory using high quality components & trusted manufacturing techniques the GS-MCA001 will give many years of reliable performance.

Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz > -1dB
Noise @ Minimum Gain: -72 dBu (RMS 20Hz to 20kHz)
Noise @ Maximum Gain: -52 dBu (RMS 20Hz to 20kHz)
Equivalent input noise @ maximum gain: 127 dBu
Input Gain: -25 to -75dB in 5dB steps
Gain accuracy: > +/- 0.3 dB in relation to front panel scale
Maximum Output level: +19 dBu into high impedance
Maximum Output level: +17 dBu into 600 Ohms
Electronically balanced input
Input impedance: 1K2 Ohms
Transformer Balanced Output
Output impedance: 50 Ohms
THD + Noise: Measured at any gain setting (no limiter) <0.05%
CUT LF front panel switched: 160Hz/ Flat /80Hz @ 12dB per octave
Limiter/ compressor circuit
Maximum input level before clipping: -6dBu (limiter off)
Maximum input level before clipping: +14dBu (limiter on)
Phantom power switch selectable (rear panel): 48Volts
CE marked
External Power input: +12 to 20 volts
Maximum Dimensions (excluding belt clip): 101 mm x 104 mm x 45mm
Weight (without battery): 355g


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