I traded my Focusrite Penta for a Digitech VTP-1 Friday. I was looking for a 2 channel pre and figured the EQ would be a bonus and the digital. Find great deals for DigiTech Vtp-1 Dual Vacuum Tube Preamp EQ Converter. Shop with confidence on eBay!. I’ve VTP1 sit in my rack for a long time but still like the look of this unit. I’d like to turn this mic pre to be a usable mic pre with more open high.

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There is a VERY big difference in digtech when flipping the phase switch with a single mic. Just thought I’d share that and prehaps warn anyone to try it out extesively before buying a VTP-1 and that I wholeheartedly would NOT recomend this pre. On to sucktion 2. Request a new review.

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If you go to recorder it has enough headroom. As a home studio owner, I’m never going to be able to afford a truly great mic pre. You have to manually digitecb down the low end for a roll off. Sort by most recent most useful. Looking to bid on this unit for my home studio.


Slightly overdriving a top snare mic or vocal really brings details out and adds a harmonic quality like a good old fender guitar amp does for guitars. I like scooping the 2 bands of sweepable mids on vocals and kick drums. The time now is Log in Become a member. Results 1 to 3 of 3. Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services.

DigiTech Vtp-1 Dual Vacuum Tube Preamp EQ Converter

You can always sell and upgrade at a later point, or keep it around for another color. Very rugged and reliable. Insert points are handy too. Bill, I tend to agree with Mike’s response. I prolly shoulda done some more research first. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

For the manual I do not know I’ve never had in my hands. Would buy another to add more tube front end to my DAW.

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Dave Runton, May 2, Does not color the sound unless you add gain. All times are GMT This is not transparant prampli, the intrt not her, there is a color, it is clear, just a lamp!

Your spot on with what I’ve found with it. Clip meter is helpful to reproduce OD on things like snare and certain vocal sounds to imitate that vintage edge. Not build up to it I was looking for a 2 channel pre and figured the EQ would be a bonus and the digital outs a big plus. Just make sure the digital section is working. I mean I tried it on my acoustic, elcectric amp, keys direct and my voice and it just toatally underwhelmed in every way.


Let me ask you this If you have soldering skills and want a good tube or JFET mic-pre kit, try www. Not satisfied with those reviews?

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Since most tube coloration is really the transformers, and it has no transformers – it doesn’t sound like a tube pre. The EQ is not very musical at all and kind of harsh. For this price, it’s not going to beat anything high dollar. Sign in to disable this ad. I cant tell you how utterly disappointed in this I was. Digitch VTP-1 is a little dated, being limited to bits and I haven’t used the EQ section, but overall it’s a nice color to have around, even though it is not a tube pre, just has a “high-voltage tube gain stage”.

It is quite rare and little known elsewhere.

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