2U Microphone/Line Tube Amplifier

The CA-286S single channel preamplifier is a standalone single channel 2U version of our larger CA-286 PS6 preamp module but with onboard power and a more streamlined control layout. It boasts the exact same European style circuit, tubes, transformers, and high-end components as its PS6 sibling but with a more elegant and user-friendly design. Simply put - The CA-286S is the easiest way to get those Hi-Fidelity EF86 tube tones into your studio.


CA-286S Amplifier

  • 2U steel enclosure with integrated power supply.
  • CT-110HN Input and CT-41 Output transformers installed.
  • Negative feedback tone adjustment with LOW filter.
  • Two-stage dual EF86/6267 vacuum tube circuit.
  • 42db-60db of available gain.
  • Flexible input pad section for Mic or Line level operation.
  • 150 Ohm Mic input, 20k Line input, 600 Ohm output.
  • NOS tubes, signal caps and resistors, PEC 2W carbon pots.
  • Slow Ramping/Linear regulated Power Supply to prolong tube life.
  • Hand Built and Tested in the USA.