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DW Fearn Hazelrigg Industries VLC Vacuum Tube Preamplifier LC Equalizer EQ
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D.W. Fearn VLC

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D.W. Fearn Hazelrigg VLC

The VLC is an elegant, high-performance Preamp/EQ combo that delivers world class sonics while still being able to fit into the overhead bin.

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The foundation of the VLC is the legendary Preamp and Power Supply design utilized in the VT series of Tube Microphone Preamplifiers from D.W. Fearn. Designed for sonic transparency and delivering incredible headroom, the VLC will produce stunning results with dynamic, condenser and ribbon microphones and will change the way that you approach your mic locker during a session.

A rotary switch on the front panel will also select between Microphone, Instrument Input (DI) or the Balanced Line Level Input located on the back panel. The all tube DI path is ideal for acoustic instruments with pickups, electric bass, modular synths or any instrument that would enjoy a bit of D. W. Fearn magic, while the Line Level Input allows the VLC to be wired as an insert on your mixer or DAW for fast and easy “re-preamping” of tracks during production or mix down. This feature is the secret weapon of many VLC users and allows them to breathe new life into tracks received from remote clients or simply add a bit of extra mojo to a mix as needed. Moving beyond the input and gain sections, the VLC delivers powerful tone contouring in the form of a passive LC EQ.  The bottom is handled by variable Low Cut and Low Boost controls while the top end is managed similarly with High Boost and High Cut dials. Each of these four controls features a two way High/Low Frequency Select switch for even more precise tone shaping.
Beautifully musical – even at extreme settings – these controls encourage you to use your ears to dial in your tone while an EQ In/Out toggle is nearby to make it easy to check your work. Hazelrigg Industries VLC: The audio Swiss Army Knife that you should not be without.
-Transformer Coupled Input and Output
-All-Tube Signal Path
-Passive EQ
-Low Cut – Low Boost/High Cut – High Boost
-2-way Frequency Selector for Each
-Custom-wound Inductor
-Dedicated Balanced Line Input on Rear Panel (Selectable from the Front Panel)
-Rear Panel Microphone Input
-Front Panel Microphone/Instrument Input (Redundant Microphone Input on Rear Panel)
-Locking +48V Safety Switch
-20 dB Switch
-Polarity Reversal Switch
-EQ Bypass Switch
-5 Year Warranty (90 days for vacuum tubes)
-Handcrafted in the USA

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