Log in
Log in

or
Hot news

The LBA 1401 and Ghost Box are available

Enlarge
Add this product to
  • My former gear
  • My current gear
  • My wishlist
Lightning Boy Audio Ghost Box
Images
1/1
News Lightning Boy Audio Ghost Box

Other Accessory For Microphone from Lightning Boy Audio

Write a user review or Ask for a user review
Public price: $699 incl. VAT
Reviews
Price engine
Classified Ads
Forums

Lightning Boy Audio announces the availability of his 1401 Tube Mic Preamp and the Ghost Box dual tube phantom power.

After a few adjustments, Lightning Boy Audio finally debuts his 1401 Mic Preamp on which we had been working for quite some time now (see this news). The 1401 is a two-channel rackable tube mic preamp, each channel featuring independent gain and passive treble controls. You get +40dB of gain on each channel but you can link them and get +80dB of mono gain. While we are dealing with numbers, let’s say that the frequency response ranges from 10Hz to 40khz and the noise level is –80dB.

LBA used Carnhill transformers on both the input and output, two NOS 12AT7 twin triodes and one NOS 6X4WA rectifier tubes, as well as paper in oil capacitors. 

The 1401 is point-to-point handwired and made in the US, which also explains its price of $1799.99.

You can combine the 1401 with the Ghost Power, a two-channel +48V phantom power in a 19” 1U rack format. Along with the phantom power, LBA included phase reverse and passive low-cut filter switches. You’ll also find in the box 6X4WA and NE-16 tubes as well as paper in oil capacitors in the low-cut circuit. All is hand-wired too.

The Ghost Box price is $699.99, note that, unlike the 1401 that is available with 110–120V or 220–240V power supplies, the phantom power is only offered with a 110–120V supply, so you won’t be able to use it without a transformer in Europe.

Lightning Boy Audio also offers a bundle with the two processors for $2200.

 

Be the first to post a comment about this news item

    Viewers of this article also read...

    cookies
    We are using cookies!

    Yes, Audiofanzine is using cookies. Since the last thing that we want is disturbing your diet with too much fat or too much sugar, you'll be glad to learn that we made them ourselves with fresh, organic and fair ingredients, and with a perfect nutritional balance. What this means is that the data we store in them is used to enhance your use of our website as well as improve your user experience on our pages and show you personalised ads (learn more). To configure your cookie preferences, click here.

    We did not wait for a law to make us respect our members and visitors' privacy. The cookies that we use are only meant to improve your experience on our website.

    Our cookies
    Cookies not subject to consent
    These are cookies that guarantee the proper functioning of Audiofanzine and allow its optimization. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. Example: cookies that help you stay logged in from page to page or that help customizing your usage of the website (dark mode or filters).
    Audience analysis (Google Analytics)
    We are using Google Analytics in order to better understand the use that our visitors make of our website in an attempt to improve it.
    Advertising (Google Ads)
    This information allows us to show you personalized advertisements thanks to which Audiofanzine is financed. By unchecking this box you will still have advertisements but they may be less interesting :) We are using Google Ad Manager to display part of our ads, or tools integrated to our own CMS for the rest. We are likely to display advertisements from our own platform, from Google Advertising Products or from Adform.
    Marketing (Meta Pixel)

    On our websites, we use the Meta Pixel. The Meta Pixel is a remarketing pixel implemented on our websites that allows us to target you directly via the Meta Network by serving ads to visitors of our websites when they visit the social networks Facebook and Instagram. The meta pixel are code snippets which are able to identify your browser type via the browser ID - the individual fingerprint of your browser - and to recognise that you have visited our websites and what exactly you have looked at on our websites. When you visit our websites, the pixel establishes a direct connection to Meta's servers. Meta is able to identify you by your browser ID, as this is linked to other data about you stored by Meta on your Facebook or Instagram user account. Meta then delivers individualised ads from us on Facebook or on Instagram that are tailored to your needs.

    We ourselves are not in a position to identify you personally via the meta pixel, as apart from your browser ID no other data is stored with us via the pixel.

    For more information about the Meta Pixel, the details of data processing via this service and Meta's privacy policy, please visit Meta Privacy Policy - How Meta collects and uses user data for Facebook and Meta Privacy Policy - How Meta collects and uses user data for Instagram.

    Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd. is a subsidiary of Meta Platforms, Inc. based in the USA. It cannot be ruled out that your data collected by Facebook will also be transmitted to the USA.


    We did not wait for a law to make us respect our members and visitors' privacy. The cookies that we use are only meant to improve your experience on our website.

    Our cookies
    Cookies not subject to consent

    These are cookies that guarantee the proper functioning of Audiofanzine. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. Examples: cookies that help you stay logged in from page to page or that help customizing your usage of the website (dark mode or filters).

    Audience analysis (Google Analytics)

    We are using Google Analytics in order to better understand the use that our visitors make of our website in an attempt to improve it. When this parameter is activated, no personal information is sent to Google and the IP addresses are anonymized.

    Advertising (Google Ads)

    This information allows us to show you personalized advertisements thanks to which Audiofanzine is financed. By unchecking this box you will still have advertisements but they may be less interesting :) We are using Google Ad Manager to display part of our ads, or tools integrated to our own CMS for the rest. We are likely to display advertisements from our own platform, from Google Advertising Products or from Adform.

    Marketing (Meta Pixel)

    On our websites, we use the Meta Pixel. The Meta Pixel is a remarketing pixel implemented on our websites that allows us to target you directly via the Meta Network by serving ads to visitors of our websites when they visit the social networks Facebook and Instagram. The meta pixel are code snippets which are able to identify your browser type via the browser ID - the individual fingerprint of your browser - and to recognise that you have visited our websites and what exactly you have looked at on our websites. When you visit our websites, the pixel establishes a direct connection to Meta's servers. Meta is able to identify you by your browser ID, as this is linked to other data about you stored by Meta on your Facebook or Instagram user account. Meta then delivers individualised ads from us on Facebook or on Instagram that are tailored to your needs.

    We ourselves are not in a position to identify you personally via the meta pixel, as apart from your browser ID no other data is stored with us via the pixel.

    For more information about the Meta Pixel, the details of data processing via this service and Meta's privacy policy, please visit Meta Privacy Policy - How Meta collects and uses user data for Facebook and Meta Privacy Policy - How Meta collects and uses user data for Instagram.

    Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd. is a subsidiary of Meta Platforms, Inc. based in the USA. It cannot be ruled out that your data collected by Facebook will also be transmitted to the USA.


    You can find more details on data protection in our privacy policy.
    You can also find information about how Google uses personal data by following this link.