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Heritage Audio HA73EQ Elite Single-Channel Rack Mic Pre with EQ
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The Heritage Audio HA73EQ Elite is a single-channel, rackmount preamp and EQ based on the iconic 1073. It offers vintage vibe, rich harmonics&nb...Click To Read More About This Product
An affordable vintage-style outboard EQ with a classic analog sound
The Heritage Audio HA73EQ Elite is a single-channel, rackmount preamp and EQ based on the iconic 1073. It offers vintage vibe, rich harmonics and exceptional sound quality. By using genuine Carnhill input and output transformers, the same as the original 1073, the HA73EQ delivers comparable world-class sound and performance.
As a preamp, the HA73EQ Elite has 80dB of gain that makes it a perfect unit to make any type of microphone sound exceptional. By driving the input of the pre, your tracks can sound like they were recorded through an expensive vintage console at a world-class studio.
As an EQ, the HA73EQ Elite is nearly a clone of the original 1073 in both its looks, tone, and behavior. It is a musical-sounding, three-band EQ that has +16dB of high and low-frequency shelving and +18dB of fixed-Q mid-band peaking with selectable frequencies at 360Hz, 700Hz, 1.6kHz, 3.2kHz, 4.8kHz and 7.2kHz.
With its high-quality components, rugged build and quality assembly, the HA73EQ Elite marks the future of affordable vintage gear. Whether you're recording mic, line or DI instruments, you'll enjoy the versatility of the separate input and output gain controls to drive the 73's Carnhill transformers to achieve your desired tone.
- 80dB Class A Microphone preamplifier
- HI-LO selectable minimum input impedance, balanced and floating
- High gain positions show a higher impedance, ideal for old ribbon mics
- Class A, single ended, 2N3055 driven high headroom output stage
- High Pass Filter is switchable between 50Hz, 80Hz,160 Hz & 300Hz
- 10dB Class A Line Amplifier
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Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
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