Behringer ADA8200 Ultragain Mic Preamp


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Behringer ADA8200 Ultragain Mic Preamp

These days, Behringer is virtually everywhere in the entry level market, and they're raking in great reviews while they're at it. Case in point is the ADA8200, a mic preamp that gives you eight channels with MIDAS designed preamps.

Considering its affordable price tag, this preamp houses eight mic channels, more than enough to appease many users.

Controls are straightforward, with just a gain knob and phantom power switch.

The ADA8200 is often paired with ADAT compatible audio interfaces, like the Focusrite 18i20 and Focusrite 18i8.


  • Channels: 8
  • Mic Preamps: 8 Midas Designed Preamps
  • Sample Rate: 44.1/48kHz 24-bit Cirrus Logic A/D and D/A Converters
  • Input Connectors: 8 x XLR, 8 x TRS, 1 x ADAT
  • Output Connectors: 8 x XLR, 1 x ADAT
  • Controls: 60dB Gain, Phantom Power
  • Dimensions: 1.75" x 8.5" x 19"
  • Weight: 4.6 lbs.


Overall market impression continues to be favorable for the Behringer ADA8200, with many thanking it mostly for the extra features that they are getting for their money. Many are more than happy with its eight channel design, but it's not just the additional preamps that helped propel this product up top, even its sound quality is said to be good.


There are some who commented that they can hear the difference in quality when compared with more expensive preamps. Still, they are more than happy with its performance, given its price.


If budget is limited and you're looking to expand your input options for recording and live situations, then check out the Behringer ADA8200.

Although this was previously on our recommended list, there are now more highly rated options available which you can see in our guide to The Best Microphone Preamps.