Creamer SE Dual Pentode Preamplifier


The word of mouth is faster that the speed of sound! The Creamer is becoming the “go to” preamp for more and more discriminating engineers and producers!

How is Creamer different from the rest of “the pack”? Its uniqueness lies in the fact that it has a very pleasing pentode coloration while retaining transparency until now achieved only with meticulously designed solid state preamps. The advanced hybrid design enables a switchable solid state or transformer output for two distinctively different characters. When you add a choice of pentode or triode tube mode, there are in fact 4 preamp sounds in it.


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SKU: Sonic Farm Creamer Plus-1 Category:


Design concept: (tube) pentode hybrid preamp, transformer input and output
2 tube modes: triode and pentode
2 channels
Switchable input impedance (for mic input only): 900Ohm, 10kOhm, 2.4kOhm
Instrument (DI) input impedance: 2.2MOhm
Balanced line input impedance: 15kOhm
Low/high frequency shelving boost starting at 400 or 600Hz/2.2 or 7kHz
Output mode: Transformer or discrete solid state
Output level attenuator -12dB/-6dB/0dB
Frequency response: 10Hz-50kHz +/- 3dB
Maximum gain: 74dB
Harmonic distortion: <2% before clipping level, quickly decreases if driven less.
Maximum output level: 32dBu
Minimum output load: 600Ohm
Connectors: XLR mic and output, balanced only
Instrument input: 1/4” unbalanced, mono
Power consumption: 30W
All supply voltages regulated.
285V Plate voltage for huge headroom
Gold plated printed circuit boards with a double copper layer.
Gold plated tube sockets


The Creamer SE can be ordered with Ni-Fe alloy or pure Steel output transformers:


Creamer A:  2 Ni-Fe alloy core output transformers
Creamer B:  2 pure Steel core output transformers (the choice of most people)
Creamer AB:  Ch1 with Ni-Fe transformer, Ch2 with pure Steel.
Please specify mains voltage setting when ordering: 115VAC or 220-240VAC.
Different input impedances available on special request, please call or email.
We give a one year warranty on parts and labor.


Weight 8.5 kg
Dimensions 61 × 51 × 18 cm

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