VTL 5.5 II Tube Preamplifier - As Traded
VTL 5.5 II Tube Preamplifier - As Traded
VTL 5.5 II Tube Preamplifier - As Traded
VTL 5.5 II Tube Preamplifier - As Traded

VTL 5.5 II Tube Preamplifier - As Traded

$12,000.00

VTL 5.5 II Tube Preamplifier - As Traded

Condition: Excellent - With remote and book - no box

  • Luxurious cosmetics to match with Reference and Signature models
  • Fully balanced differential line stage with increased functionality
  • Optional internally retrofittable phono stage, with user adjustable cartridge loading and gain options
  • Precision-regulated B+ and B- supNo boxplies
  • Tube life extender circuit with B+ delay and soft filament ramp on power on
  • Balanced design, low-radiation power transformer
  • Quiet logic: Microprocessor sleep mode, quiet non-matrixing LED display with latching shift registers


Line Stage: 

All-tube, with lower gain high current 12AU7 circuit and 12AT7 buffer, minimal negative feedback

  • Two balanced /single-ended inputs, five single-ended inputs, one tape in, one balanced out, one single-ended out, one buffered record out
  • Soft-touch relay input select
  • 117-step chip-based differential volume control, with 3-digit display
  • Higher resolution via single higher-resolution attenuator, and software control for balance and offset
  • Switchable gain between normal and low gain
  • Mono control on front panel
  • Fully bi-directional RS-232 control: programmable input offset, any input programmable as pass-through, and input disable, tape monitor and Mono control on front panel
  • Two programmable trigger outputs
  • Full function aluminium metal remote
  • TP-6.5 chassis size with all precision machined aluminium cosmetic


Phono stage: JFET/parallel 12AU7 design from TP-6.5: 66dB gain balanced (23dB MC, 45dB MM)

  • Split-pole Passive RIAA with paralleled 12AX7 and 12AT7 gain stage
  • MM / MC select via jumper
  • MM Gain setting: fixed at 40 dB
  • MC Gain settings via jumper: 3 steps of 6dB: 66dB, 60dB, 54dB
  • Loading: MM 47k, MC: 100 ohm, 220 ohm, 470 ohm, 1K ohm, 47K ohm
  • Enhanced RIAA (selectable via jumper)
  • Rumble filter setting via front panel
  • Selectable bal/ S/E output via jumper
  • Dual-use buttons on front panel for phono-only functions
  • MC and MM gain trims