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Schaller Flagship 5-way Switch Preamp

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$315.00
SKU:
SCHALLER_44040

Product Overview

Flagship - Sounds you never thought possible

With this new and groundbreaking Class A preamp your music has never sounded better. Clear smooth highs, soulful mids and bodacious bass combined with an impressive dynamic range of 115dB will lead your inspiration to new levels.

With a true bandwidth of 1Hz to 20kHz at +/- 0 dB our state-of-the-art FlagShip circuitry provides unprecedented signal fidelity along with exceptional operational convenience.

And because of FlagShip‘s leading-edge Rail to Rail technology a single 9V alcaline battery will provide you with 1.000+ hours of play time.

Enjoy a self-sensing circuitry automatically switching in mono- or stereo-operation respectively by sensing which kind of chord you plugged in. In addition the FlagShip preamp offers an ultra-silent operation with a signal to noise-ratio of -115dB and a noise floor of just 20 dBV while Schaller‘s own FlagShip gold-contact 5-way Megaswitch lets you choose from a vast variety of piezo and magnetic switching-options and –combinations never seen in any preamp before.

Weight: 44g (106g with accessories)
Package Includes: 1 x stereo jack, 1 x piezo volume control, 1 x FlagShip 5-way Megaswitch, 1 x battery clip, 2 x mounting screws, 1 x adhesive pad for mounting the FlagShip unit, 1 x 9-pin connector, 1 x screwdriver for green crimp connectors

See the Flagship Installation guide in PDF format HERE

Possible 5-way Switch combinations

5-Way Lever Switching Options in Mono- and in Stereo-Mode:
Mono and stereo positions 2 through 5 feature identical controls and functions allowing for a transparent layout and easy handling. Pos 1 mono and Pos 1 stereo feature special utility settings.

MONO

Pos 1 acoustic raw*
Pos 2 acoustic active
Pos 3 magnetic + acoustic active
Pos 4 magnetic active
Pos 5 magnetic bypass

* for reference purposes use this option to hear the raw piezo signal

STEREO

Pos 1 mute - inactive **
Pos 2 acoustic active
Pos 3 magnetic + acoustic active
Pos 4 magnetic active
Pos 5 magnetic bypass

** when playing live use this option for silently changing instruments

Summary

Pos 1 mono: piezo raw-mode (1) / Pos 1 stereo: mute, silent-mode (2)
Pos 2 piezo signal into FlagShip preamp
Pos 3 magnetic pickups and piezo signal into FlagShip preamp
Pos 4 magnetic pickups into FlagShip preamp (buffered)
Pos 5 magnetic pickups pure and unaltered / electric true bypass)

(1) for reference purposes use this option to hear the raw piezo signal
(2) when playing live use this option for silently changing instruments

Potentiometer Functions 5-way lever switch
Legend:
V = existing volume control for the magnetic signal
P = new piezo volume control
T = existing tone control for the magnetic pickups

Position 1:
Mono: Piezo raw;
Stereo: mute, silent

V = inactive
P = inactive (volume adjustment via amplifier)
T = inactive (tone adjustment via amplifier)

Position 2 (Mono and Stereo): Piezo active

V = inactive
P = Piezo signal volume control
T = inactive (tone adjustment via amplifier)

Position 3 (Mono and Stereo): Piezo active and magnetic active combined

V = Magnetic pickup volume control
P = Piezo signal volume control
T = Magnetic pickup tone control

Position 4 (Mono and Stereo): magnetic active

V = Magnetic pickup volume control
P = inactive
T = Magnetic pickup tone control

Position 5 (Mono and Stereo): magnetic hardwire bypass

V = Magnetic pickup volume control
P = inactive
T = Magnetic pickup tone control

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