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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One of these preamps has come up for auction here in New Zealand.

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I have one of those pres also The time vp-1 is Bill Ruys, May 1, I would almost take the pre’s in my old Berri I’ve never heard a phase switch make this kind of drastic difference. The bass roll of swith does basically nothing. Line level inpust are not good for instrument applications such as non-active bass and guitar.

I wasnt digietch attached to the sound of the Penta pre and did not find the compressor all that usefull. Mike Rivers, May 1, Request a new review. Enter your search terms Submit search form. You have to manually dial down the low end for a roll off. Then, as Mike said, there is the RNP. This POS has precious little head room.

Your spot on with what I’ve found with it. And you will never guess. I like scooping the 2 bands of sweepable mids on vocals and kick drums.


For this price, it’s not going to beat anything high dollar. If you have soldering skills and want a good tube or JFET mic-pre kit, try www. The rglage are very easy, hop triturated gain and trim idgitech add the color that you DSIR, we look at the meters on the level, yammer a red LED to indicate of digitdch clip, a little kick eq and hop we are left with the sound appropriate.

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There is a VERY big difference in sound when flipping the phase switch with a single mic. Insert points are handy too. Sort by most recent most useful. The Vvtp-1 gain sound fine until you get to about 3.

Would buy another to add more tube front end to my DAW. Did you find this review helpful?

The input impedance is close to 10k, that is what I attribute the “enhanced” hi-end. Ask a Question Want to reply to digittech thread or ask your own question?

After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out. On to sucktion 2. Since most tube coloration is really the transformers, and it has no transformers – it doesn’t sound digietch a tube pre. Our members also liked: Nice OD is achieved using input and output gain knobs. You’ll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments here. Replaced the stock tubes with EI 12ax7.


You can always use it as a stepping stone. Looking to bid on this unit for my home studio.

Sign in to disable this ad. For the manual I do not ddigitech I’ve never had in my hands. It was all most as if the phase switch was the bass roll off switch in reverse or something.

DigiTech VTP-1 opinions?

Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. Very rugged and reliable. This is not transparant prampli, the intrt not her, there is a color, it is clear, just a lamp! I put 8 for converters So back vto-1 went today and instead I used it to get that monitor upgrade I’ve been putting off. From 3 to 5 it gets mildly fuzzy but too much for and acoustic micing for a clean sound and it is totally useless beyond 5 unless your looking for that “telphone voice” distortion.

I was looking for a 2 channel pre and figured the EQ would be a bonus and the digital outs a big plus. You can always sell and upgrade at a later point, or keep it around for another color. I prolly shoulda done some more research first. On occasion it is a good value quality price vto-1 I do not think it is still new.

Bill, I tend to agree with Mike’s response. The EQ is not very musical at all and kind of harsh.