X-Altra Mini One

X-Altra Mini One Line Preamplifier

The X-Altra Mini One is a simple line preamplifer based on the National Semiconductor LM4562 (also known as the LME49720) that I built around 2008 and which served me well until about 2014 when it was replaced with newer more sophisticated designs. Nevertheless, this simple preamp sounded very good, and thanks to the LM4562 (which was quite new back then), the distortion is very low. I would characterize the sound as warm, open and pleasingly rounded.

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X-Altra Mini One.pdf

(Please note, there are no PCB’s or  Gerbers available for this project.)