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D.W. Fearn VT-3 Vacuum Tube DI

D.W. Fearn VT-3 Vacuum Tube DI

Brand: DW Fearn

Regular price £1,600.00 GBP | Inc.VAT: £1,920.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £1,600.00 GBP
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From the studio of Matthew Herbert. He has this to say about it:

"It's the mother of all tube DIs and sounds like a clean valve amp (without the micing hassle) when used with a valve mic pre."

In full working order. Info about this unit from the Fearn website below.

Condition: very good with some minor signs of use: the front panel has some scuffs and marks - these are difficult to show in the photos but are visible when the light catches them; there are also some paint chips to the edges of the panel but these are not going to show when racked; overall it looks good - very impressive and very, very red. It's on consignment from a client but Tony's been recording through this and absolutely loves it.

Switchable voltage for worldwide use.

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All about the DW Fearn VT-3 from the Fearn website:

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-inch 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.

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