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n. Informal
A preamplifier.


(Electronics) informal a short form of preamplifier



a preamplifier.
[1955–60; by shortening]
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Ensemble includes 8 Advanced Stepped Gain(TM) mic preamps, monitor controller functionality including talkback, front panel Guitar I/O, and now includes the Waves Gold Plugin bundle (available as a software download upon registration).
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Hard drive makers who integrate PA5100/PA5200 preamps into their drive assemblies can benefit from lower development costs, reduced inventories and an accelerated time-to-market with a single preamp capable of addressing a wide range of application requirements.
3dB steps are appropriate for many mic preamp applications, and by accepting full pro audio levels without a pad, the 5173 saves space over other approaches.
Distribution was done in two steps, the first between the stage microphone preamps and the music trucks and another between the music trucks and the production truck.
Apart from offering up to two commentary positions wit h high - quality micro - phone preamps, the unit also provides all the intercom features from the noted Artist 1100 series intercom panels.
The studio boasts a top of the line Avalon preamp allowing for paramount quality audio recording and manipulation work, as well as the entire Final Cut Suite providing outstanding video editing capabilities.
The USB cable enables easy plug-and-play connection to a computer, and the built-in switchable phono preamp allows connection to stereo systems.
A balanced to single-ended microphone preamp ($100) completes the upgrade.
The proton detector will consist of a thin, cooled silicon surface barrier detector and front-end preamp package surrounded by a hemispherical wire grid at -25 kV to accelerate the protons.
The model omits seldom- and never-used features often found in receivers--like elaborate preset options--in order to offer top preamp performance at a lower price.
8-inch TFT touchscreen display, three 4-Volt preamp outputs, DVD/CD playback, DivX/MP3/WMA/AAC, aux in, built in Bluetooth, dual zone and auto equalizer.