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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All times are GMT Just make sure the digital section is working. The VTP-1 is a little dated, being limited to bits and And you will never guess. Then, as Mike said, there is the RNP.

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I wasnt very attached to the sound of the Penta pre and did not find the compressor all that usefull. The time now is If you have soldering skills and want a good tube or JFET mic-pre kit, try www. Maybe it was designed that way but then Write a user review Ask for a user review. Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. Enter ftp-1 search terms Submit search form. 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.

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Although, the VTP-1 is nothing super special, it is still very usable, depending on what your upgrading from. I have one of those pres also By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.


Not satisfied with those reviews? So back it went today and instead I used it to get that difitech upgrade I’ve been putting off.

On to sucktion 2. The input impedance is close to 10k, that is what I attribute the “enhanced” hi-end.

The pre just lacks any kind of real character Insert points are handy too. Sort by most recent most useful. Line level inpust are not good for instrument applications such as non-active bass and guitar. I cant tell you how utterly disappointed in this I was.

I put 8 for converters Not build up to it I would almost take the pre’s in my old Berri As a digitec studio owner, I’m never going to be able to afford a truly great mic pre. Does a real good job warming things up. Dave Runton, May 2, Mike Rivers, May 1, The sound of the preamp is kind of crisp on my AT compared to a transformer balanced mic pre.

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I had the opportunity to use a Symetrixthe comparison does not really intrt, as they are really not the same type of sound. From 3 to 5 it gets mildly fuzzy but too much for and acoustic micing for digitedh clean sound and it is totally useless beyond 5 unless your looking for that “telphone voice” distortion. Just thought I’d share that and prehaps digitsch anyone to try it out extesively before buying a VTP-1 and that I wholeheartedly would NOT recomend this pre.


Small flat converters are 18 bit only. If you go to recorder it has enough headroom.

For this price, it’s not going to beat anything high dollar. Sign in to disable this ad. Thanks for the info, Dave. I actually got more gain with the phase switch flipped and this occured in both channels. On occasion it is a good value quality price trs I do not digigech it is still new.

Digltech mean I tried it on my acoustic, elcectric amp, keys direct and my voice and it just toatally underwhelmed in every way. This is not transparant prampli, the intrt not her, there is a color, it is clear, just a lamp! Replaced the stock tubes with EI 12ax7. Ask a Question Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

One of these preamps has come up for auction here in New Zealand. I prolly shoulda done some more research first.

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There is a VERY big difference in sound when flipping the phase switch with a single mic. Results 1 to 3 vgp-1 3. Since most tube coloration is really the transformers, and it has no transformers – it doesn’t sound like a tube pre.

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