A/DA Definition Pre-Ampilifier

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A/DA Definition Pre-Ampilifier

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Description & Specs

A/DA Definition Pre-Ampilifier

The ADA DEFINITION sets new standards for recording and performance.

The ADA DEFINITION Preamp is designed to dramatically improve the sound of guitar and bass pickups. The DEFINITION allows all magnetic pickups to produce their full dynamic and frequency capabilities without introducing compression, noise or distortion. The DEFINITION is absolutely transparent, giving the player greater control and expression over the delicate, complex signals that magnetic pickups are inherently capable of outputting, but are often limited, distorted or dampened by other preamps, pedals or amplifiers. The DEFINITION is made to be used as the first connection between your instrument and the rest of your signal path. All pedals and effects will sound better, and long cables will no longer muffle or attenuate your signal.

RECORDING & RE-AMPING

The DEFINITION is the perfect tool for recording guitar tracks, and is invaluable for reamping. It delivers the pure natural sound of the pickups, their full bandwidth, and without any phase shift, compression or equalization.

TUBE AMP OVERDRIVE

The DEFINITION is an absolutely transparent BOOST and ideal for overdriving all-tube amplifiers. It allows tubes to create all the distortion, compression and harmonics, rather than injecting any solid-state generated distortion. (This effectively adds another distortion stage to your signal by turning the first stage of your tube amp, normally the amplifying stage, into a distortion stage.) The foot switch activated BOOST, of up to +16 dB, is the ultimate control needed for tube tone from clean to full saturation.

ULTRA CLEAN TONES

For clean tones, there is nothing better than the DEFINITION for achieving clarity and responsive articulation.

SOME SPECS

The quality and performance that the DEFINITION delivers is accomplished by its unique design which includes a very high input impedance of 3 megohms (3 to 6 times greater than other “high impedance” inputs), low capacitance input, ultra lownoise transistors and FETs, a very low output impedance capable and a flat frequency response from 20 Hz to 40 kHz +/- 0.1dB. The DEFINITION runs on 9 to 18 volts DC.

Housed in an all-steel enclosure (the same size as the ubiquitous Bud or Hammond die-cast case) for better shielding, using high performance, hand-selected, superior quality components, the DEFINITION is designed and built in California with a one-year warranty.

You read that right! Any orders over $30 ship for free!*

The CME Difference:  CME's mission is to make sure your shipment will arrive quickly, carefully, and correctly. We realize that the online ordering of guitars and instruments, in general, can be a nerve-racking experience. We are here to put your mind at ease and make your transaction smooth and enjoyable! As musicians ourselves, we want to make sure everything gets to you the way it should, every time.

Most orders ship the same or next day:  
We greatly appreciate your patience, and are working hard to fulfill all requests as quickly as possible, while practicing recommended safety guidelines.

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*Special exceptions do apply.

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LOCATION 

3316 N Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60657


We're right off the CTA Brown Line 'Paulina' Stop Just North of Belmont and just West of Ashland.

We’re all musicians here at Chicago Music Exchange and we want you to love the gear you get from us. We understand that sometimes you get a piece of gear that doesn’t work out for you. That’s why we offer an easy return policy to take the stress out of purchasing from us.

If you decide you'd like to return an item, please contact your Sales Rep, fill out the Return Request form below, or give us a call.

If you placed your order on Amazon or eBay, we advise issuing the return request from your account on the platform of purchase - our Customer Service team will process a refund upon receipt of the item(s).

Most new items may be returned within 30 days of delivery and most vintage & used items may be returned within 3 days of delivery for a full refund, exchange, or store credit. Please pack the product safely for the journey back to us. If the product was shipped for free, the charge will be deducted from refund, unless the reason for the return is outside normal circumstances.

Please contact us as soon as possible if your order was received incorrectly, damaged, or defective. Most times we will give you an RA number (Return Authorization). Why is that number important? This will allow us to speed up the process of the return.

We reserve the right to charge a restocking fee based on the return condition. Some items we just can’t take back for returns, due to a one time function like strings or drums heads and other times it’s not sanitary to do so with microphones or harmonicas. If you aren’t sure if what you bought falls into a category like this, call us (773) 525-7773!

We strive to get your return processed quickly. Most of the time we have it done within two business days. Funds going back to credit cards usually takes two to four business days. CME strives to make sure all customers are happy with their experience. It is our priority to provide great service along with great gear. We always want to be helpful, and open to your feedback. Please let us know your thoughts! If you have any questions, we’re here for you!

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