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Darkglass Vintage Deluxe Dynamic Preamp Overdrive Pedal

Get the warm, tube tone of the Microtubes Vintage with the addition of a 3-band EQ. A balanced line driver and parallel output also help deliver vintage drive. (2) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Darkglass Vintage Deluxe
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Darkglass Vintage Deluxe Dynamic Preamp

The Boss is back. The Darkglass Vintage Deluxe features the warm, tube-like tones of the Microtubes Vintage and adds a 3-band active EQ, parallel output and balanced line driver. It delivers the natural dynamic response and organic compression of classic tube amps and tape machines, fitting four decades of legendary tones into a package that will fit in your gig bag.

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Features:

- Level: Sets the volume of the overdriven signal
- Drive: Sets the amount of saturation in the overdriven signal..
- Blend: Mixes the clean input signal with the overdriven signal. The clean signal remains at unity gain while the volume of the overdriven signal is set by the Level knob, allowing for fine control of the blend ratio.
- Era: Interacts with the Drive knob to shape the character of the pedal. Dial it down to get the warm midrange tones of the 70s or crank it up to get the punchy metallic tones of 80s and 90s rock.
- Parallel Output: A passthrough for your input signal, useful for parallel processing.
- Direct Output: A balanced version of the 1/4" output, useful for running into PA's or studio mixing consoles.
- WARNING: The Vintage Deluxe has a current draw of 30mA. Only use a regulated 9V DC adapter with a center-negative plug. Due to ecological reasons it does not accept batteries. Unregulated power supplies and/or higher voltages may result in suboptimal noise performance and even damage your unit, voiding the warranty.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Darkglass Electronics products.
Bass: +/-12dB @ 100Hz
Mid: +/-12dB @ 1kHz
Treble: +/-12dB @ 5kHz.
Dimensions: (L x W x H) 5 x 4 x 3"
Weight: 1 lb

WARNING: The Vintage Deluxe has a current draw of 30mA. Only use a regulated 9V DC adapter with a center-negative plug. Due to ecological reasons, it does not accept batteries. Unregulated power supplies and/or higher voltages may result in suboptimal noise performance and even damage your unit, voiding the warranty.
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 5 x 4 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): DAR VMTDLXREV
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Great pedal"
Overall: Awesome pedal. The B7K seems to be all the rage, but sounded to "fizzy" and cut out too much mid for my tastes. The VMT Deluxe is more like a VT Bass DI, without as much high-mid clank. I love the VT Bass, but the VMT is more user friendly and warm. I can approximate the tone i got from the VT by cranking the treble on the VMT. A bit pricey, but you get what you pay for. The ERA knob sounds to me like it very slightly rolls off the hi-mid, i keep it wide open.
Style of Music: Rock,Metal,Neo-soul, Hip Hop, R&B
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Sound: Sounds really nice. A Different sound compared to my Ampeg Scr-DI and my Tone Hammer DI. I liked the Darkglass OD sound more than them Feature: Well built unit Ease of Use: The ERA knob did nothing to the sound unlike YouTube examples I've heard. Quality: Very well made looks like it would last forever Value: If it worked as advertised I would have been very pleased and I wanted a exchange for another one but they were out of stock. I would definitely buy it again because I want to know if the one I had was a dud and I liked the sound. Manufacturer Support: I did not contact them The Wow Factor: Nice looking box not flashy. Straight forward not a lot of wow Overall: After hearing examples of this pedal on YouTube I decided to buy it. The pedal I received didn't work like the YouTube reviews I listened to. It seemed that the ERA knob only changed to tone so slightly that you couldn't tell if it worked at all. I had my friends listen in and they thought the same thing. It sounded like a good overdrive but for the price no. I don't know what the YouTube reviewers did to make the ERA knob give the pedal such a drastic change in tone but I wish mine did. I returned it to Zzounds. Even without the ERA knob it's a very good sounding pedal. The sound is very different from my Tone Hammer DI and my Ampeg Scr-DI. Very nice sound
Style of Music: Neo soul, R&B, HipHop, some Rock
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