Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp & Equalizer

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Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp & Equalizer
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Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp & Equalizer

The Vintech 273 Preamp & Equalizer is the perfect choice for amateur and professional alike! Whoever needs a great pair of preamps and just enough eq on-board to "tilt" some brightness or beef into the sound will be well served by the classic sound and easy to use layout of this unit.

The Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp & Equalizer is the perfect choice for amateur and professional alike! Whoever needs a great pair of preamps and just enough EQ on-board to "tilt" some brightness or beef into the sound will be well served by the classic sound and easy to use layout of this unit. The Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp starts with the very same Class A Preamps in the Neve 1073 module and then provides "essential EQ" on each channel. These equalizers are two high and low shelving EQ's per each channel with two frequency selection points for each, allowing you surprisingly flexible tone-shaping for the sound you're recording.

The Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp & Equalizer is great for artists or recordists looking to get the great sound of Vintech in a stereo-pair for the front-end of the recording (or live sound) system without having to resort to separate units. Plus, the Line Inputs allow you to access the EQ for sweetening tracks you have already recorded. The onboard DI instrument inputs on each channel, make the Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp one of Front End Audio's recommendations for keyboard or synth players looking to negate the sterility of their instruments' outputs for recording or sending to the front of house for the gig. Check the Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp out on kick and snare! It's a great upgrade for that, alone. But, it's equally good on everything. Vintech, again, provides a winning solution for better sound.

The Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp & Equalizer requires the Vintech X73 Power Supply Unit for operation! By using a separate remote power supply, Vintech units maintain an extremely low noise specification.

Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp & Equalizer Features

  • Two faithful channels of famed 1073-style microphone preamplifiers
  • Each channel features:
    • "Essential EQ" features Hi and Low Shelving equalizer bands:
      • Hi-Band Frequencies: 5.6kHz / 12kHz
      • Low-Band Frequencies: 60Hz / 110Hz
    • +48 Phantom Power - Selectable on each channel
    • EQ In/Out Switch on each channel
    • Polarity Switch
    • Impedance Selector of 300 Ohms or 1.2k Ohms
    • Mic/Line Switch
    • DI Input on front panel
    • Separate Input and Output Gain/Level controls for maximum control
  • Premium quality Neutrik connectors
  • Easy to use!

Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp Specifications

  • INPUT:
    • Microphone Gain of +70dB to +20dB in 5dB steps
    • Switchable microphone input impedance between 300 and 1,200 ohms
    • Line Impedance of 10kOhm
    • Line Input Gain of +20dB to -10dB in 5dB steps
    • Both Inputs are Transformer Balanced
    • Switch for +48-Volt phantom power
    • 1/4" D.I. on the front panel
    • Polarity / Phase switch
    • Input Level Control (a portion of the range is dedicated to MIC and the other to LINE)
  • OUTPUT:
    • Class-A output amplifier that utilizing authentic 2N3055 NPN transistor.
    • Custom-wound output transformer - most closely matches vintage Neve 1073 performance and sound
    • Hand-wired Elma rotary input gain selector switch
    • Clarostat output level control
    • Output Level LED display ranges from -6 dB to +18 dB
    • Output impedance of 75 Ohms @ 1kHz
    • Maximum Output of +26dBu into 600 Ohms
  • EQUALIZER:
    • 2-Band High Frequency and Low Frequency Shelving Equalizer:
      • Hi-Band Frequencies: 5.6kHz / 12kHz
      • Low-Band Frequencies: 60Hz / 110Hz
    • Switch for engaging EQ in/out of circuit
    • Faithful and accurate equalizer frequencies
  • CONNECTIONS:
    • Balanced Neutrik XLR input and output
    • 1/4" D.I. on the front panel
    • 1/4" TRS balanced line input
    • XLR Output is Transformer Balanced and Earth Free
    • 1/4" Output is Transformerless and Unbalanced
  • PHYSICAL:
    • 16-gauge, 1 RU, All-steel Chassis
    • Power LED
    • Requires Vintech X73 Power Supply
  • Other Specifications:
    • Frequency Response: +/- 0.5dB, 20Hz to 20kHz, -30dB @ 40kHz with EQ Out
    • Noise: No more than -83dBu at all line gain settings
    • EIN is better than -125@ 60dB gain
    • Distortion is no bore than 0.07% from 50Hz to 10kHz at +20dBu output into 600 Ohms

Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp & Equalizer Includes

  • Vintech 273 Microphone Preamp & Equalizer
  • Power Cable
  • 1 Year Warranty

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