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D.W. Fearn VT-3 Dual-Channel Vacuum Tube DI – No Longer Available

Dual-channel vacuum tube DI
MFR# VT-3

Product Description

The VT-3 is a dual-channel, all-triode vacuum tube DI (“direct box”) for recording electric or electronic instruments.  The inputs are designed to provide the proper load impedance for all instruments that have a 1/4" phone jack output.  Tube circuitry provides the very high impedance necessary to capture all the details of these instruments.  The outputs of the VT-3 are mic level (150 ohm source impedance at a nominal -30dBV).  The VT-3 is designed to operate into a high-quality microphone preamplifier like our VT-1 and VT-2 Vacuum Tube Microphone Preamplifiers.

Operation is very simple: plug the instrument into the 1/4” front panel jack and take the output either from the front panel XLR connector, or a parallel XLR connector on the back panel.  A second 1/4” jack provides an output to feed a guitar amplifier when necessary.  A ground-lift switch helps eliminate ground loop buzz, and a switchable high-pass filter gently rolls off frequencies below 100Hz when required.

The two channels are entirely independent and can be used with two different instruments at the same time.

Product Specifications

Condition New
Tube or Solid State Tube
Channels Dual-Channel
Chassis 19-inch Rack-mount
Rack Spaces 3u
Digital I/O No

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