The Slate Digital Virtual Preamp Collection (VPC) stocks your sonic palette with meticulous models (the FG-73 and FG-76) of two of the most coveted classic mic pres ever made. From subtle coloration to euphonic saturation to gnarly distortion, Slate has captured every aspect of these preamp circuits. Originally designed for use with the Digital VMS Virtual Microphone System, the Virtual Preamp Collection works beautifully with any clean preamp. Sweetwater engineers have found that Slate Digital’s VPC adds authentic analog preamp vibe to any track, or even a complete mix.
Slate Digital Virtual Preamp Collection at a Glance:
- The FG-73 emulates a classic English preamp
- The FG-76 delivers vintage preamp sound
- The Virtual Drive allows proper gain staging
The FG-73 emulates a classic English preampThe celebrity entry in the Slate Digital’s Virtual Preamp Collection is the FG-73, which is modeled on the legendary solid-state English console preamp module that’s all over your favorite recordings. From its RAF blue-gray steel chassis and wooden end cheeks to its punchy, in-your-face sound, the FG-73 nails it. You’ll be reaching for the FG-73 constantly.
The FG-76 delivers vintage preamp soundThe Slate Digital Virtual Preamp Collection also gives you the FG-76 module, modeled after a much-loved vintage tube preamp used on many classic records. The FG-76 rocks a warm, fat, colorful sound that will make your tracks and mixes come alive. The low end saturates in a very musical, sweet way, so it’s ideal for pumping up bass and kick drum. You’ll be using this one a lot, too.
The Virtual Drive allows proper gain stagingSlate designed both VPC preamp modules with a Virtual Drive. Twist this knob to simulate increasing the amp input gain, while automatically compensating via an internal output trim. Virtual Drive makes perfecting your gain staging a simple, one-knob operation. For milder coloration, keep the Virtual Drive knob left of center. If you’re after more saturation or full-bore distortion, hang right. Crank it fully clockwise, and hold on for a wild ride!
Slate Digital Virtual Preamp Collection Features:
- Meticulous models of 2 of the most coveted classic mic pres ever made
- FG-73: modeled on the legendary solid-state English console preamp module
- FG-76: modeled after a much-loved vintage tube preamp
- Virtual Drive makes it easy to achieve perfect gain staging
- Delivers a broad range of tonal colors from subtle to outrageous
Add authentic analog vibe with Slate Digital’s Virtual Preamp Collection.