Universal Audio SOLO610

Vacuum Tube Mic Pre & DI Box

Our price:$2,399.00 GST
Order Code: SOLO610

Available on backorder

Universal Audio has boxed the dream. When you unbox the Solo610, there will be excited anticipation. Plug it in, fiddle with the gain & level controls and prepare for a range of tones that will bring a serious smile to your face. Mic preamp, or Direct Injection for bass or other instruments, it’s clean and sweet or a nasty piece of work. Sits very nicely on your desktop, and has a carry handle – you’ll want to take this everywhere! Stellar Sound – Boutique Build – Project Price

Unlike its predecessors, the SOLO/610 has continuous Gain control with even greater range, allowing for more precise gain structuring – doubling as input signal padding. The SOLO/610 has all the essential features like 48v Phantom Power, Lo-Cut filtering, Phase Reverse and flexible dual impedance selection for both Mic and DI inputs. SOLO/610 includes essential DI features like Thru use in conjunction with an amplifier, plus Ground Lift and a versatile Mic/Line level output switch.

  • Classic Putnam 610 console mic preamplifier and DI
  • Legendary all-tube sound, at a project studio price
  • Gain, Level, and Impedance selection for maximum tonal variety
  • Portable design for studio, desktop or stage
  • Rugged construction-steel chassis
  • DI features include Thru and Mic/Line level output
  • Hand-built in USA; backed by 1-year limited warranty


Input Impedance
Mic Input – Selectable 450 ohms (Lo-Z) or 1.6 kilohms (Hi-Z)
DI Input – Selectable 2.2 megohms (Lo-Z) or 50 kilohms (Hi-Z)


Output Load Impedance
20 Hz to 20 kHz +/- 1 dB


Maximum Gain
61 dB


Tube Complement
(1) 12AX7, (1) 12AT7


Maximum Mic Input Level
-12 dBu, 1.0% THD+N Ratio


Maximum Instrument Input Level
+4 dBu, 1.0% THD+N Ratio


Maximum Gain Mic Input
55 dB (1.6K ohm input), 60 dB (450 ohm input)


Mic/Instrument In Frequency Response
20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 0.1 dB


Maximum Gain Instrument Input
37 dB