The VDI, a single-channel Vacuum Tube Direct Box, reimagines the iconic D.W. Fearn VT-1/F in a compact, robust steel chassis—perfect for both stage and studio use. Part of the Hazelrigg Industries Solutions Series, this versatile device delivers exceptional results with amplified acoustic instruments, electric bass, guitar, synths, and more.
All-Triode Vacuum Tube Design: Modernized single-channel configuration based on the legendary D.W. Fearn VT-1/F for rich, warm tonality.
Compact and Portable: Housed in a low-profile steel chassis, the VDI is designed for on-the-go musicians, easily fitting into backpacks or gig bags.
Versatile Application: Suited for stage and studio work, providing outstanding performance with various instruments, including amplified acoustic instruments, electric bass, guitar, and synths.
User-Friendly Operation: Front panel includes a 1/4” Instrument Input jack and a 1/4” Thru connector for easy signal routing, while the XLR Connector delivers the mic-level output signal for seamless integration with premium Microphone Preamps.
Ground Lift Option: Address potential Ground Loop issues effortlessly with the provided Ground Lift option for clean and interference-free signals.
Functional Rear Panel: Features an IEC Mains Socket, Power Switch, and 115V-220V Mains Selector for convenient power management.
High-Headroom Circuit Design: Shares the renowned high-headroom circuit design of the VT-I/F, ensuring stunningly dynamic results on electric bass, guitar, synths, and piezo-equipped acoustic instruments.
Direct Injection Circuit Designed by D.W. Fearn
Front Panel Instrument Input on 1/4” Jack
Front Panel Pass-through Output on 1/4” Jack
Front Panel Microphone Level Output (150 ohm source impedance at a nominal -30dBV) on XLR Connector
Ground Loop Switch
All Steel Chassis
5 Year Warranty (90 days for vacuum tubes)
Hand Crafted in the USA
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