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  1. Universal Audio 4-710d

    Best Seller
    MFR#: 4710D
    Four-channels of tone-blending Twin-Finity preamps and 1176-style compression w/ built-In A/D converters
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    More On the Way!
    • Free shipping to the lower 48 states for online orders of $99 and up.Free Shipping (USA)
    • We add an additional year of coverage for additional peace of mind.Free Extended Warranty
    • If you don’t love it in the first 30 days, just contact us for a return authorization.30-Day Easy Return
    • Our friendly and knowledgeable sales team is here to support you before, during and after your purchase.Free Tech Support

    $2,499.00

    $1,999.00
    or $84/month for 24 months*
  2. Universal Audio 6176

    Best Seller
    MFR#: 6176
    Analog channel strip with 610 tube microphone preamp and 1176LN compressor
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    In Stock
    Item is in stock and will ship the next business day.
    • Free shipping to the lower 48 states for online orders of $99 and up.Free Shipping (USA)
    • We add an additional year of coverage for additional peace of mind.Free Extended Warranty
    • If you don’t love it in the first 30 days, just contact us for a return authorization.30-Day Easy Return
    • Our friendly and knowledgeable sales team is here to support you before, during and after your purchase.Free Tech Support

    $2,999.00

    $2,499.00
    or $105/month for 24 months*
  3. Universal Audio LA-610 Mk II

    Best Seller
    MFR#: LA610
    Classic tube recording channel
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    • Free shipping to the lower 48 states for online orders of $99 and up.Free Shipping (USA)
    • We add an additional year of coverage for additional peace of mind.Free Extended Warranty
    • If you don’t love it in the first 30 days, just contact us for a return authorization.30-Day Easy Return
    • Our friendly and knowledgeable sales team is here to support you before, during and after your purchase.Free Tech Support

    $1,999.00

    $1,599.00
    or $67/month for 24 months*
  4. Universal Audio 6176 Channel Strip #4062 (Used)

    Mono tube/FET channel strip
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    Ships within 2 business days
    • Free shipping to the lower 48 states for online orders of $99 and up.Free Shipping (USA)
    • This pre-owned item has been rigorously tested and serviced by our tech shop and comes with a free 1-year warranty.Free 1-Year Warranty
    • Our friendly and knowledgeable sales team is here to support you before, during and after your purchase.Free Tech Support
    • Prior to shipment, this item will undergo our multi-point inspection, servicing and quality control process by our industry-leading tech shop.Free VK Premium Servicing
    $1,750.00
    No interest if paid in full within 12 months
  5. Universal Audio 4-710d (Demo Deal)

    MFR#: 4710D
    Four-channels of tone-blending Twin-Finity preamps and 1176-style compression w/ built-In A/D converters
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    In Stock
    Item is in stock and will ship the next business day.
    • Free shipping to the lower 48 states for online orders of $99 and up.Free Shipping (USA)
    • We add an additional year of coverage for additional peace of mind.Free Extended Warranty
    • Our friendly and knowledgeable sales team is here to support you before, during and after your purchase.Free Tech Support

    $1,999.00

    $1,699.00 (You Save 15%)

    No interest if paid in full within 6 months
  6. Universal Audio 2-610S

    MFR#: 2610S
    Dual Channel Tube Microphone AND Instrument Preamplifier
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    In Stock
    Item is in stock and will ship the next business day.
    • Free shipping to the lower 48 states for online orders of $99 and up.Free Shipping (USA)
    • We add an additional year of coverage for additional peace of mind.Free Extended Warranty
    • If you don’t love it in the first 30 days, just contact us for a return authorization.30-Day Easy Return
    • Our friendly and knowledgeable sales team is here to support you before, during and after your purchase.Free Tech Support

    $2,699.00

    $2,199.00
    or $92/month for 24 months*
  7. Universal Audio 710 Twin-Finity

    MFR#: 710TF
    Single Channel Tube AND Solid State Mic Pre/DI
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    Special Order
    • Free shipping to the lower 48 states for online orders of $99 and up.Free Shipping (USA)
    • We add an additional year of coverage for additional peace of mind.Free Extended Warranty
    • Our friendly and knowledgeable sales team is here to support you before, during and after your purchase.Free Tech Support

    $999.00

    $799.00
    or $34/month for 24 months*
  8. Universal Audio SOLO-610

    MFR#: S610
    The all-tube 610 console mic preamp sound in a rugged go-anywhere design
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    • Free shipping to the lower 48 states for online orders of $99 and up.Free Shipping (USA)
    • We add an additional year of coverage for additional peace of mind.Free Extended Warranty
    • Our friendly and knowledgeable sales team is here to support you before, during and after your purchase.Free Tech Support

    $1,199.00

    $999.00
    or $42/month for 24 months*

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Pairing the right microphone to the right preamplifier is key to achieving the best possible results in the recording studio. Preamps are what add that special magic when recording, for many years, engineers were limited to the preamps built directly into their large format console. Nowadays, there are so many outboard options available, you can get a variety of classic analog sounds, or modern aggressive sounding preamps to fit any style of music you may be working on.

Recording preamps come in all shapes and sizes, Vintage King offers everything from single channel preamps, to 32 channel preamps and more. Ranging from the standard rack-mountable design, desktop style, and 500 series modules. For home studio or production use, a single channel preamp or dual channel preamp might be the way to go. For a larger studio setup, you can look into the eight channel and beyond type setups. Get with your Vintage King sales engineer to find what is right for your studio setup.

When recording a vocal, you might want to go with a tube preamp such as the Universal Audio 6176, or Manley VoxBox. Tube preamps tend to be much softer sounding when in the sweet spot, or you can drive them to get a pleasant sounding tube overdrive, often heard on classic rock and Motown records.

When recording drums or guitars, you may want to go with a solid state preamp like the API 512c, or Neve 1073. These style preamps are typically much clearer sounding than a tube pre, and have more focus in the midrange frequencies. Overdrive them to get an amazing saturated signal, which is great for drums, guitar, bass, and sometimes vocals. The oversaturated solid state preamp sound is how The Beatles achieved the guitar tone on “Revolution”.