S Legacy amplifier in a preamp pedal. Incorporate the VLD1 in your rig as a preamp, a pedal or by going direct. Reproducing the true Legacy sound could only come from real 12AX7 tubes, utilizing the full Legacy preamp circuit. The four gain stages and tone stacks are faithfully incorporated into the Legacy Drive and are running at the same operating conditions as they do in the 100W Legacy Amps. TOTAL GAIN & PRISTINE CLEAN.All the sounds you need in one compact package. Go from shimmering cleans to a thick, crunchy drive. Find your sound with three main modes. The passive BASS, MID, TREBLE, and PRESENCE tone controls are the same tube-driven tone circuits used in our iconic, well-loved Legacy amplifiers. The incredible range comes from high impedance potentiometers.
We designed the DRIVE channel's PRESENCE control so you can adjust the "edge" on your sound. The CLEAN channel features a PRESENCE switch that adds sparkling clear highs to your clean tone.The Legacy DRIVE can be plugged right into the input of your guitar amp, your guitar amp? S power section using the Effects Return / Power Amp In jack or any rack mounted power amp.
The Master volume lets you adjust your output level to match the front end of a guitar amp or crank it up for the input of a power amp. Hieroglyph symbol will glow different colors to indicate which channel the Legacy drive is in. Green is for the classic Legacy clean channel, red is for the sweet harmonic rich Vai drive channel, and amber-yellow is when the drive channel is in GAIN mode.
Steve liked the extra GAIN switch from the Legacy 3 so much, we included it in the Legacy DRIVE. Why add another pedal for over-the-top solos when you can footswitch in more gain from the tube circuits? The Legacy DRIVE is designed to feed any power amp to drive guitar speaker cabinets with the Legacy sound. If you already have a favorite guitar amp and want to add a new sound, the Legacy DRIVE also works as a pedal into the front of your amp with a true hard wire bypass.Even if you are playing without an amp, Carvin Audio? S third generation Cabinet Voicing circuit emulates the frequency response of a guitar speaker cabinet, so you can send Legacy tones direct to headphones, effects, recording inputs or live PA without having to mic a speaker. The Legacy DRIVE has 3 top mounted foot switches for Drive or Clean, Gain mode and true Bypass.
Rear jacks allow you to access these functions from external foot switches or from relay control outputs on MIDI switchers. »Preamp Tubes: Two 12AX7 (dual stage). » Drive channel: VOLUME, DRIVE, BASS, MID, TREBLE.» Clean channel: VOLUME, BASS, MID, TREBLE. » Foot switches: BYPASS, GAIN, DRIVE/CLEAN. Foot switch jack: Tip: Hi Gain, Ring: Drive/Clean. » Bypass type: Hardwire bypass, relay engaged. » Phones/Cab Voiced Out: G3 speaker cabinet voicing.
Stereo or mono, low impedance capable. » DC adapter (included): 12VDC/1A voltage regulated. 5.5mmOD/2.1mmID Center Positive.
»Size: H x W x D 3.825? » Weight (without adapter): 3.4 lb. Nd, the Legacy DRIVE also works as a pedal into the front of your amp with a true hardwire bypass. The Legacy DRIVE is designed to feed nearly any power amp to drive guitar speaker cabinets with the Legacy sound.If you already have a favorite guitar amp and want to add a new souvin Amplifier? S third generation cabinet voicing circuit emulates the frequency response of a guitar speaker cabinet so you can send Legacy tones direct to headphones, effects, recording inputs or live PA without having to mic a speaker. Steve Vai began his journey with Carvin Amplifiers very early in his career, with Frank Zappa?
S recommendation to use the X-100B. In 1999, Carvin worked very closely with Vai to develop the Legacy Series amplifiers which he has been using ever since. LEGACY DESIGN The design criteria for the Legacy DRIVE was to deliver the original sound of Steve Vai?
S Legacy amplifier in a compact package. The result is a full tube preamp in a pedal format, able to fit in a carry-on or backpack. The Legacy DRIVE incorporates tube technology with simple, yet comprehensive modern features to interface with many types of gear. FULL TONE CONTROL The passive BASS, MID, TREBLE, and PRESENCE tone controls are the same tube driven tone circuits used in the Legacy amplifiers. The great range of these controls comes from the use of high impedance 1 Megohm sealed potentiometers.S PRESENCE control is designed to adjust the? S range allows for warm, thick sounds at lower settings or turn it up to cut through. S PRESENCE switch adds sparkling clear highs to clean tones.
The Phones jack uses Carvin Amp? S 3rd generation analog Cabinet Voicing circuit to emulate the frequency response of a guitar speaker cabinet. Practice, or feed to any combination of effects, recording inputs or live gear to capture Legacy tones without miking guitar speakers. 12AX7 TUBE STAGES The ability to reproduce the true Legacy sound could only come from real 12AX7 tubes, utilizing the full Legacy preamp circuit. The four gain stages and tone stacks are faithfully incorporated, running at the same operating conditions as they do in the full Legacy 100-watt amps.
Why add another pedal for over-the-top solos when you can footswitch in more gain at the tube circuits? REMOTE CONTROL The Legacy DRIVE has 3 top mounted footswitches for Drive/Clean, Gain and Bypass.
Jacks allow you access these functions from external foots witches like the FS22, or by using automated switchers. Hieroglyph symbol at the top lights a different color for each mode so you always know what channel you? The item "Carvin Legacy Drive VLD1 Steve Vai Signature Series all Tube Preamp Guitar Pedal" is in sale since Friday, March 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Guitars & Basses\Parts & Accessories\Effects Pedals\Distortion & Overdrive".The seller is "carvincorporation" and is located in Grapevine, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.