Item #1601346 Model #000-E8H00-00010

Midas 502 V2 500 Series Microphone Preamp Standard

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Capture audio magic with the Midas touch.

The 502 V2 500 Series microphone preamp brings Midas' award-winning preamp design to modular recording and live sound setups. Ideal for those seeking the legendary Midas sound, the 502 preamp module delivers upgraded performance and connectivity. The 502's overload-tolerant design allows pristine reproduction even when pushed hard, aided by Midas' signature soft clipping.

Award-Winning Midas Preamp

With decades of design experience paired with premium components, Midas preamps are revered for their ability to bring out subtle ambience, maintain spatial positioning and capture precise imaging. The 502 preamp builds on this legacy, yielding the organic warmth and depth millions of listeners recognize. Even low-level sources are reproduced with impressive clarity and realism. The 502's discrete transistors take transparency and low noise to the next level.

Modular 500 Series Design

Housed in a 500 series-compatible module, the 502 preamp integrates seamlessly into new or existing racks. Use it alongside equalizers, compressors and effects in a lunchbox or dedicated chassis. The 502's form factor makes it easy to add Midas sound to small recording spaces and mobile rigs. With legendary Midas sound in a modular package, you can customize your signal chain however you like. The 502 preamp gives you premium Midas sound where you want it.

High Input Levels Without Distortion

The 502 preamp's input stage handles up to +24dBu signal levels without a pad, allowing you to capture loud sources without distortion. Even when pushed hard, the 502 maintains its clear, smooth character courtesy of Midas' signature soft clipping. The preamp's robust design takes on a new dimension when driven into overload.

Twin Balanced Outputs

With independent main and auxiliary outputs, the 502 gives you flexibility in signal routing. Send the main out to your mix bus while using the aux out for recording or broadcast feeds. The electronically balanced outputs deliver pristine signal integrity even at long cable lengths. Put the 502's twin outputs to work driving multiple signal paths.

  • Preamp Type: 500 Series Solid State Preamp
  • Number of Channels: 1
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-40kHz (±0.5dB)
  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • Polarity Switch: Yes
  • EQ: Highpass, Lowpass Filters
  • Module Slot Size: Single
  • Power Usage: ±16V DC, 100mA
  • Depth: 6.9"
  • Weight: 1.3 lbs.


Premium-grade components for legendary Midas warmth and depth High precision 11-segment rotary LED metering for input and output +24dBu max input and +80dB total gain for low-level sources Phase reverse and high/low pass filters from XL4 console