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Vintech X73i Microphone Preamp/EQ

Class A transformer-balanced mic pre/EQ based on the classic Neve 1073
MFR# X73i

Product Description

Possibly the best value in the business! The Vintech Audio X73i is a class A, all discrete, transformer balanced microphone preamplifier with equalizer both based on the classic Neve 1073 module. It is constructed utilizing modern manufacturing techniques which allow us to offer this product at an incredible value. Now practically anyone can record with the classic sound of vintage modules without having to deal with inflated vintage prices.

The X73i features the same class A mic pre as the X73 with all of the same eq parameters plus additional mid-range frequencies, selectable input impedance, 1/4 inch D.I. on front panel, transformer balanced mic and line inputs, phase reverse, phantom power switch, eq switch, 70db of gain, quality Grayhill rotary switches, custom machined aluminum knobs, plus many other features.

Features:

  • Class-A output amplifier that uses a 2N3055 NPN power transistor
  • One rack space 16-gauge, all-steel Chassis
  • St. Ives output transformer
  • Hand wired Elma rotary input gain switch
  • Circuit board mounted rotary switches
  • Gold contacts
  • 1,200 OR 300 ohm input impedance
  • Rear Neutrik XLR in/out, TRS out
  • Rear 1/4" TRS balanced line input
  • 1/4" direct instrument input on the front panel

Each unit includes:

  • Low shelving
  • Fixed Hi EQ
  • Variable Low EQ
  • Variable Mid EQ frequencies
  • Input gain control
  • Output level control
  • Phase reverse switch
  • +48-Volt phantom power switch
  • EQ in/out switch
  • Power indicator LED

Note: This unit requires the Vintech Power Supply.

Product Specifications

Condition New
Tube or Solid State Solid State
Channels Single-Channel
Chassis 19-inch Rack-mount
Rack Spaces 1u
Direct Input Yes
Digital I/O No

Product Reviews

5 out of 5 stars.
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I love the sound of this pre. It is a workhorse that has a great musical EQ. I've used it on everything and it kills!!!

By David R. on May 2, 2017

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