Balanced Audio Technology Rex 3 Preamplifier

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Balanced Audio Technology Rex 3 Preamplifier

REX 3 Preamp marks 25 years of stellar BAT design

Featuring a stunning new industrial look that complements its internal circuit improvements, the 18-tube REX 3 provides the greatest levels of transparency and musicality of any preamplifier in BAT’s renowned history.

Comprised of a vacuum-tube power module and separate control module, the groundbreaking two-box component features second-generation amorphous-core output transformers wound with Cardas Audio’s finest OFC wire. The 10-tube REX power module incorporates additional oil-filled capacitors in an enhanced SuperPak assembly. Sonically, these critical additions offer finer dynamics, clarity, and top-to-bottom extension when compared to the already stellar previous REX generation. The easy-to-use REX 3 also boasts an incredible user interface and plenty of customizable options. And with the REX 3’s proprietary electronic shunt volume attenuator, you can always get the volume just right.

Specifications

Inputs: 5 x XLR

Outputs: 2 x XLR main, 1 x XLR tape

Gain: 18 dB

Volume control: 140 0.5 db steps

Frequency response: 2 Hz to 200 kHz

Minimum input impedance: 100 kOhm

Output impedance: 200 ohm

Tube complement (control module): 8 x 6H30

Tube complement (power module): 2 x 5AR4, 4 x 6C19, 2 x 6H30, 2 x 6C45

Dimensions (WHD): 19" x 15.5" x 5.75" 

Weight (control, power modules): 40 lb, 36 lb