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API Audio 862 Microphone Preamp Equalizer 50th Anniversary Series
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API 862

Regular price $3,950 now $3,200

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API 862 Mic Pre/EQ - 50th Anniversary Series

Limited edition and sold out everywhere.
Very lightly used condition but great shape with original box. Minor rack rash. #49

We also have a brand new unit, never used available for $3700 #12
We also have a brand new sequential stereo pair, never used #41 + #42 available for $7900 for the pair.

Contact us if interested in purchasing a sequential stereo pair.

Adding to API's line of 50th Anniversary products, API's 862 50th Anniversary Edition Channel Strip combines the 550A Anniversary Edition EQ and the 312 Anniversary Edition Mic Pre into a single, 19" rackmount format. The 862 integrates the original 500 Series pcb's exactly as they were designed by API's founder, the legendary Saul Walker, and artfully merges them into a vintage-style, highly collectable and incredible sounding single 1U chassis.
Each 862 Anniversary Edition is individually serialized denoting its status as part of a limited run of only 50 units. Painstakingly assembled and carefully hand wired, the limited edition 862 a true work of art and a rare piece of recording history.

Free shipping in the USA with Fedex Ground

Retro Gear Shop is an Authorized API Audio Dealer.
Brand New with full Warranty.

Any questions, contact us!
• 35 dB of adjustable microphone input gain
• Polarity flip, 48 V phantom power, and 20 dB pad switches
• Insert switch to activate rear EQ input connection for 550A EQ section instead of 312 output
• 3 bands of EQ in discrete steps to a maximum of 12 dB boost or cut and 5 frequencies per band
• 550A EQ IN switch
• High and Low bands shelf/peak selection switches
• Switchable band pass filter toggle switch
• Vintage style analog VU Meter (0VU = +4 dBu) and peak LED (+18 dBu), selectable 312 or 550A output
• Limited Production with 50th Anniversary Faceplate — Individually Serialized (1-50)
862 Specifications
Gain Range: +34 dB tp +69 dB (+14 dB to +49 dB with PAD)
Maximum Input Level: +4 dBu (+16 dBu with PAD)
Maximum Output Level: +31 dBu
Peak LED: Set to +18 dBu output level
Output Impedance: Less than 75 Ohms, transformer balanced
Frequency Response: +/-0.5 dB, 20 Hz to 40 KHZ
Signal to Noise Ratio: 120 dB
Power Consumption: 18.5 Watts
Size: 19" x 1.75" (1U) x 11" deep
Weight: 8.5 lbs
Shipping Weight: 12.1 lbs

550A EQ Specifications
Three Dual Concentric Rotary Switches: LF select:
50, 100, 200, 300, 400 Hz and stepped degree of equalization -12 dB to +12 dB
MF select: 400, 800, 1500, 3000, 5000 Hz and stepped degree of equalization -12 dB to +12 dB
HF select: 5000, 7000, 10K, 12.5K, 15K Hz and stepped degree of equalization -12 dB to +12 dB
Push Button: Equalization In or Out, LED on when In
Push Button: LF range Peak or Shelf
Push Button: HF range Peak or Shelf
Toggle Switch: 50 Hz to 15 KHZ band-pass filter In or Out

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API Audio 862 Rear
API Audio 862 Top Left
API Audio 862 Right Rear
API Audio 862 Box Open
API Audio 862 Box