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Klark MIC BOOSTER CM-1 Dynamic Microphone Preamp

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Overview

A microphone booster that provides robust, noise-free gain for dynamic mics.

The Klark Teknik MIC BOOSTER CM-1 is a single-channel preamp that gives your passive mics the boost they need. Designed to optimize dynamics and ribbons, this rugged little unit adds a clean +25dB of gain. The CM-1 maximizes headroom, letting you achieve perfect levels without cranking up the mixer gain. Its phantom power operation and compact size make on-stage or in-studio setup a breeze. Place it as close as possible to any mic, minimizing noise from long cable runs. With the CM-1, your vocals, instruments and ambiences all get the robust signal they deserve.

Boosts Signal by 25dB for Increased Headroom

The CM-1's high-quality preamp provides +25dB of ultra-clean gain for your passive mics. This increased headroom lets you achieve the ideal signal level while keeping the mixer gain lower. The result is outstanding resolution and clarity in your recordings and live sound. Dial in that "just right" level without straining the preamp or inducing noise.

Optimizes Passive Mics Like Dynamics and Ribbons

Perfect for optimizing dynamics like the Shure SM57 or SM58, the CM-1 also excels with ribbons like Royer or Beyer. These passive mics need a strong, clean signal to really shine. The CM-1 provides the ideal gain structure to capture all the richness and realism passive mics are prized for. Vocals come through smooth and present, while instruments and rooms bloom with detail.

Phantom-Powered for Simple Setup

Drawing phantom power from your mixer or interface, the CM-1 needs no external power source. Just insert it inline with your XLR mic cable and it's ready to go. The simple, clutter-free setup makes the CM-1 easy to use on stage, in your home studio or on remote recording sessions. Wherever your mics need a clean boost, the CM-1 has you covered.

Features

  • Dynamic mic booster adds extra gain to your sound
  • High-quality preamp provides up to +25 dB of gain
  • Phantom powered with no need for external power supply
  • Works with almost any dynamic or passive ribbon microphone
  • Rugged, road-worthy construction for years of dependable use
  • Designed and engineered in the U.K.

Order the Klark Teknik CM-1 Microphone Booster today for serious musicians.

Specs

MIC BOOSTER CM-1 Dynamic Microphone Preamp Specifications:

Input
  • Connector: 1 x XLR, balanced
  • Impedance: 7 kΩ
  • Maximum input level: -15 dBu
Output
  • Connector: 1 x XLR, balanced
  • Impedance: 2 kΩ
  • Maximum gain: +25 dB, 10 kΩ load
  • Maximum output level: +10 dBu, 10 kΩ load
System
  • Frequency response: 10 Hz to 20 kHz (± 1 dB)
  • THD + N: <0.02% @ 1 kHz, 0 dBu
  • EIN noise @ +25 dB gain: >120 dB, 22 Hz-22 kHz, unweighted
  • Power requirements: 48 V phantom power
Physical
  • Dimensions: 1.5" x 1.5" x 3.3"
  • Weight: 0.55 lbs
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