At a glance
- Two-channel fully discrete, 3-stage Class A mic preamp with 80dB of gain
- Industry standard Carnhill transformers hand-wound in St Ives, England
- Separate input and output gain controls let you drive the input for saturation without overloading the output
- Line input on separate XLR for adding warmth and girth to prerecorded tracks
- 20dB PAD on the mic input to avoid overloading the input transformer when desired
- LOZ switches the input impedance of the mic transformer from 200 to 50 ohms
- 80Hz highpass filter; +48V phantom power; polarity reverse
- Ultra-high-impedance JFET-based DI input
- Rugged 19" 1RU format chassis
- External universal power supply for worldwide use
The Heritage Audio HA73X2 Elite is a high-quality dual-channel mic preamp inspired on the legendary 1073.
The Heritage Audio HA73X2 Elite oozes vintage tone with silky top-end and unmistakable larger-than-life quality. It provides up to 80dB of Gain perfect to power any type of microphones. With Carnhill input and output transformers, handwound in St Ives, the HA73 Elite delivers the warmth and authority associated with the name 1073.
The HA73X2 is manufactured in the same Spanish factory as all Heritage Products and uses Heritage’s experience in manufacturing high-end studio equipment as well as modern and mass production techniques to provide affordable solutions without compromising on the true vintage tone.