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Firefly Specifications

When viewing specifications, one has to differentiate between products that are designed to provide accuracy versus those designed to color and enthral. The Firefly falls into the second category. Therefore the specifications that are normally used to qualify ‘accuracy’ have been omitted leaving those that are still relevant such as noise. One must also consider that tubes are inherently noisy compared with solid state devices, so even here, the specs may seem less than ideal. But tubes bring a sonic character that excites. With the Firefly… one must really listen to appreciate.

Specifications
Audio circuit type: 100% discrete class-A FET with tube drive
Number of channels: 1 with A/B input select
Frequency response: 20Hz ~ 20kHz
Dynamic range: >100dB
Gain: 20dB (Maximum)
Total harmonic distortion: 0.15% from 20Hz ~ 20kHz
Intermodulation Distortion: 0.3%
Input Impedance: Drag Off: 3.9 Meg-Ohm | Drag On: Variable 22k ~ 500k
Output Impedance: 150Ω
Equivalent Input Noise: -101dB
Noise: -98dB at unity gain
Maximum Input: Variable from -12dB ~ +20dB
Features
180° polarity reverse, Ground lift, HPF, Drag Control, Level Control, Phase Adjustment, Effects Loop, Remote Footswitch, Boost
Input Connectors: 1/4" Hi-Z, 1/4" TRS Insert
Output Connectors: XLR, 1/4"
General
Construction: 14-gauge steel
Size (L x W x D): 5.75" x 8.25" x 1.75" (2.75" with handle) 146mm x 210mm x 45mm (70mm with handle)
Weight: 3.95lbs. (1.80kg)
Power: 5-pin XLR, +/-16V & 48V, 1600mA
Conditions: For use in dry locations only between 5°C and 40°C
Warranty: Radial 3-year, transferable

Firefly Resources

Part no: R800 2020 00