BlueTube™ DP V2 2-Channel Mic/Instrument Tube Preamp, Presonus Hardware
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Enjoy solid-state clarity or tube warmth with the BlueTube DP dual-path mic/instrument preamp, which features both PreSonus classic Class A XMAX solid-state mic preamplifier and a high-output, 12AX7 tube preamp that operates on voltages double that of other preamps in its class, providing lots of headroom and big tone. A Tube Drive control produces anything from gentle warmth to edgy distortion. With two combo mic/instrument inputs, the half-rack space BlueTube DP is a great choice for guitars and basses as well as vocals.
Dual path, with both 12AX7 vacuum tube and solid-state gain stages
Combo mic/instrument inputs with Class A XMAX mic preamplifiers
Tube Drive tube-saturation control
Illuminated analog VU input-level meter
Compact 1/2U rack-mount chassis
Transparent solid-state, warm tube distortion, and everything in between.
With the BlueTube DP V2 dual-path preamp, you get the best of two worlds. Our popular Class A XMAX solid-state preamps are widely lauded for their clarity and transparency, delivering incredibly high headroom, deep lows, smooth highs, and a rich overall sound. Found in many PreSonus products, it has received nothing but raves from users and the media alike. Our tube preamps are beloved for their warm, smooth sound, and the 12AX7 vacuum tubes in the BlueTube DP V2 are hand-selected and carefully tested to ensure top audio performance. Whether you want clean, transparent sound; ear-shredding fuzz; or something in between, you can achieve it with the BlueTube DP V2.
The most versatile preamp in its class—and built to travel.
The BlueTube DP V2 offers far and away the widest variety of tone-shaping capabilities of any preamp in its class. Housed in a rugged, half-rackspace case that is built to travel, its rear panel sports two combo mic/instrument inputs and unbalanced ¼” and balanced XLR line outputs. With two dual-path channels and this complement of I/O, you can use it as a preamp and as a direct box (DI) for guitars and basses. Singer-songwriters can run their vocal through one channel and their guitar through the other, feeding both to the P.A.—no guitar amp needed. And we didn’t forget the extras: an 80 Hz highpass filter, phantom power, a -20 dB pad to control hot input signals, polarity reverse, and a backlit VU meter. Yet the BlueTube DP V2 is small enough to carry in a gig bag—or screw-mount it to a standard rack tray.
Two channels of great sound, live or in the studio.
Live or in the studio, the BlueTube DP V2 is a great-sounding tool you’ll use on a variety of sources. Add just the right amount of tube distortion to guitars, basses, and mic signals. Go lightly for gentle warmth or go all-out for solid crunch. Use one channel as a solid-state preamp and the other as a tube preamp—it’s up to you. So visit your favorite PreSonus dealer and check out the most versatile mic/instrument preamplifier in its price range: the BlueTube DP V2.