Vintage Bass Overdrive with Tons of Control
The upgraded version of the Vintage Deluxe features the warm, tube-like tones of the Microtubes Vintage and adds a 4-band active EQ, Low and High mid frequency switch, 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.
The Darkglass Vintage Deluxe bass preamp pedal serves up the tube-like tone of the company's Vintage Microtubes and offers new features such as active 4-band equalization, parallel outputs, and a balanced line driver. If you're looking to supercharge your bass tone with the natural dynamics and organic compression of vintage tube amplifiers and tape machines in a compact package that fits in your gig bag, Sweetwater recommends the Darkglass Vintage Deluxe bass preamp pedal.
Grunt, Attack, 4-band EQ, and Blend
In addition to Level and Drive controls, the Darkglass Vintage Deluxe bass preamp pedal gives you four secret weapons. The Grunt switch lets you select the amount of low-frequency content to be saturated with three LF-boost levels before the clipping stage. The Attack switch, conversely, lets you set the amount of high-frequency content to be saturated. With the switch set to Boost, you emphasize treble content for optimized presence and clarity. The Flat setting leaves highs untouched, while the Cut position reduces the amount of high frequencies to be saturated. By giving you control over the treble portion of your signal, the Vintage Deluxe lets you compensate for variables like new bass strings or tweeter-equipped cabinets. To shape your tone to perfection, there's onboard 4-band EQ that offers 12dB of boost or cut at 100Hz, 500Hz, 1.5kHz, and 5kHz. Lastly, for instant onboard parallel processing, the Vintage Deluxe offers a Blend control that mixes the clean input and effected overdrive signals.
Darkglass Vintage Deluxe Bass Preamp Pedal Features:
- The natural dynamics and organic compression of vintage tube amps and tape machines
- Level control sets volume of overdrive signal
- Drive control sets the amount of saturation in the overdrive signal
- Grunt switch lets you select the amount of LF content to be saturated
- Attack switch lets you select the amount of HF content to be saturated
- Blend control mixes the clean input and effected overdrive signals
- Parallel Output pass-through for easy parallel processing
- Direct Output is a balanced version of 1/4" output for feeding PA or studio console
- Power requirements: regulated 9-volt DC adapter with center-negative plug
Optimize your bass tone with the Darkglass Vintage Deluxe!
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