Darkglass Electronics Unveils the Vintage Ultra
The Vintage Ultra is a true elixir for low end lovers
Helsinki, Finland – June 8, 2016 – Designed and built in Helsinki, the Vintage Ultra is the result of the finest engineering process we have ever accomplished. 40 years ago it was necessary to carry a massive amp to have a rich, tight and articulated sound for bass players. Today, all you need is a super portable preamp which enables on one side a massive clean sound, and from the other side, a tasty saturated sound.
- Master - Whereas the Level Knob controls the output of the overdrive section the Master volume adjusts the overall volume of the unit. Ideal for fine tuning the output on clean mode. It also serves as a DI level control.
- Blend - Mixes the clean input signal with the overdriven signal. The clean signal remains at unity gain while the volume of the overdriven signal is set by the Level knob, allowing for fine control of the blend ratio.
- Level - Sets the volume of the overdriven signal.
- Drive - Sets the amount of saturation in the overdriven signal.
- Attack Switch - Sets the amount of treble content to saturate: The "Boost" setting emphasizes the treble content extra clarity and presence. The "Flat" position leaves this register untouched while the "Cut" position will reduce the amount of high frequencies being saturated.
- Grunt Switch - Sets the amount of low frequency content to saturate by selecting between three different bass boost levels before the clipping stage.
- Bass - +-12dB @ 100Hz
- Lo Mids - +-12dB switchable 250Hz, 500Hz and 1kHz
- Hi Mids - +-12dB switchable 750Hz, 1.5KHz and 3kHz
- Treble - +-12dB @ 5kHz
- Direct Output - A balanced version of the ¼” output, useful for running into PA’s or studio mixing consoles.
- Dimensions - 10.7x12 cm (4.21x4.72 in)
- (2016-06-07) Darkglass Vintage ULTRA - BASS Demo by MrExcane
- (2016-06-09) Small sample of the new @darkglasselectronics #vintageultra ?? Full demo in my profile on YouTube! #darkglass #darkglassvintageultra #mrexcane #darkglasselectronics @dougdarkglass @hugodrk @heyfranq @weplaybassofficial @pedalboardmadness @bassplayermag @b by Mr. Excane
- (2016-06-10) Drink the elixir! Patrick Hunter did it again! Watch him trying out our Vintage Ultra in this amazing demo. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did. by Darkglass Electronics
- (2016-06-14) From the beginning of time, we have heard Mrexcane's roar! Check out his latest demo of our Vintage Ultra. by Darkglass Electronics
- (2016-06-30) DARKGLASS VINTAGE ULTRA // BASS DISTORTION DEMO // BassTheWorld.com by BassTheWorld
- (2016-07-08) Darkglass Electronics Vintage Ultra Bass Preamp - DEMO by vhtargino
- (2016-07-11) «The Vintage Ultra bass preamp is on a new level of vintage and classic; the flexibility and tonal possibilities are astonishing, as it is usual with their Ultra Series. I?ve said it before and I?m saying it again: Darkglass does no wrong. Do yourself a f by Darkglass Electronics
- (2016-12-15) Darkglass Ultra Vintage Bass Pedal | Review by iguitarmag
- (2017-03-16) Darkglass Vintage Ultra - Review by EytschPi42