Reveal every detail. The dbx 580 Microphone Preamp is a powerful and diverse addition to any 500 Series rack. With up to 60dB of gain available to you the 580 provides sonically-transparent performance for capturing your sound source with phenomenal accuracy. And with a variable-frequency low-cut filter as well as Low and High Detail equalisation controls you can shape the tone of your sound with ease. The dbx 580 can provide 48V phantom power allowing you to use condenser microphones whilst a 1/4 input on the front panel enables you to directly-record a wide variety of instruments. And with a backlit VU meter and Peak Indicator you can keep an eye on whats going on at any time. With a robust design and high-quality components the 580 offers outstanding reliability for daily studio use.