from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A preamplifier.

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  • n. preamplifier


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  • My preamp is a Soundcraft Series One 16 channel mixer, gain is set at a reasonable volume, the needle barely moves, so I know the board isn't clipping.

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  • Kasi kung naka preamp ka sa GT10 at nakasaksak ka sa front ng amp, nag-aagawan sila ng tunog ng preamp ng amp kaya numinipis ang tunog mo at minsan may kasama pang feedback.

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  • It has an LR-F Lipstick/Acoustic hybrid preamp, which is very easy to control, on it you have a volume knob (which I might add is not accessable while playing, but still good anyway), high, mid and low equalisers, a mute and phase button (both very handy) and a slide to blend between pickups.

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  • The preamp is a little over three quarters of an inch wide and almost 4 inches long.

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  • The TC also seems to be designed to integrate well with existing analog gear, has no preamp which is a plus in my book and the price reflects it's pro features and target customer, I'm sure.

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  • I said, You know, you need to get four channels in analog, get the preamp and the amp, and let the guys learn what it's like to go into distortion land and have a problem--the first year of school, not the tenth year.

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  • They test fantastically strong, just as the seller advertised and they are going in my soon to be finished homemade preamp.

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  • A few of the hard disk mp3 players have audio in, but most of them would need a good (adjustable) preamp and a monitor out to be useful.


  • I've even experimented with burning CDs off my vinyl, using turntables I have, through a number of garage sale specials such as a radio shack turntable preamp (boosts output to normal line levels), an old DJ mixer, and an old stereo with turntable inputs and line outputs.

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  • There are limitations to shooting movies on a 5D Mark II, notably the limited 12 minute recording time and lack of balanced audio inputs, but a ArriCam Lite only records 5 minutes of Super 35 and a high quality preamp like the juicedLink CX231 provides balanced inputs.

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