Herron AudioVTSP-2usedHerron Audio VTSP-2 (r02) (Black)It's the smallest of things.The subtle detail, the nuance, the clarity, the unsuspected beauty. The touch of bow on string, the stroke of a guitar pick.The lightest tap of a tympani from the back o...2500.00

Herron Audio VTSP-2 (r02) (Black)

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Ships fromWeston, FL, 33326
Ships toUnited States
Package dimensions24.0" × 16.0" × 11.0" (17.0 lbs.)
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Original accessoriesRemote Control, Box, Manual
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It's the smallest of things.

The subtle detail, the nuance, the clarity, the unsuspected beauty. The touch of bow on string, the stroke of a guitar pick.

The lightest tap of a tympani from the back of the hall.
It's the large things, too. The fire in a soloist's technique. The power in a soprano, rising above the orchestra. The Herron Audio VTSP-2 respects the music. So much more than just the notes.

The Herron Audio VTSP-2 vacuum tube pream- plifier is designed to take the listener as close as possible to the original live musical performance.

State-of-the-art components and innovative design are combined using a purist approach that provides utmost clarity and reproduces the emotion, dynamics, and passion of the musical performance without adding or subtracting any colorations or distortions of its own.

The clarity of its performance is true to the source.

The VTSP-2 employs a volume control system
very similar to the highly-rated Herron Audio VTSP-1A/166, with the addition of a remote
control and level display. The VTSP-2 volume control provides 100 steps of discrete and precise channel- to-channel matched level control. The electronic stepped attenuators provide distortionless volume control that will not degrade with time or use.

The front-panel displays on the VTSP-2 are powered from individual latches and are not sequentially flashed (multiplexed) as in most display designs. This more-costly approach means that each relevant display element is continuously illuminated, and no audio signal path interference is generated from

the display.

The VTSP-2 front-panel input controls (and remote control) operate individual sealed gold-contact relays, located at the input connectors to insure pure connections, short signal paths, and long life.

Remote Control Functions:

Input Selection
Absolute Polarity
Display Brightness
Volume, Mute, and Mono/Stereo

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Component Features


  • Multifunction remote control


  • Volume level display (0 - 100)


  • Unity gain pass-through function - initiated by holding “video” button


  • Non-multiplexed display eliminating radio and audio inteference


  • Switchable absolute polarity


  • 100-step volume control system with precision tracking and low distortion


  • Full-range, infinite-resolution indirect signal path balance control


  • Stereo/mono switch


  • Mute control


  • Display brightness control


  • Tape out/in loop


  • Low noise design


  • High input-signal capacity without overload


  • Automatic muting at startup and shutdown


  • Gold plated, Teflon-insulated RCA connectors


  • Hand-picked components for accurate response and consistent unit-to-unit quality


  • Reversing power line (AC) polarity switch for minimizing line-to-chassis reactive currents and noise pickup



  • Each unit is given an extensive burn-in, including rigorous bench and listening tests

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    Specifications


    Frequency Response:


    1 Hz to beyond 100 kHz,


    20 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.1 dB


    Output Impedance:


    100 ohms nominal at 1 kHzInput Impedance: 100,000 ohmsGain: 14 dB
    Volume Control:


    100-position electronic stepped attenuator, maximum differential ±0.1 dB channel
    to channel


    Distortion:


    <0.01% THD + Noise @ 1 volt r.m.s. outputAbsolute Polarity:


    Switchable


    Dimensions:


    18" wide, 3.5" high, 10.5" deep

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    BUYER PAYS: 3% Paypal (4% Int'l), 3.5% Audiogon Fee, FedEx insured shipping - No Exceptions!


Questions for the seller
Version 2 ?
It is a VTSP-2 (r02) This is the model that came before the VTSP-3 and subsequently the 3A version. However don’t let this fool you. It may be a slightly older VTSP but still an amazing line stage that will put to shame many of its contemporaries that retailed at twice its original price in my humble opinion. Original MSRP for this unit was 5k by the way.
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