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Heritage Audio announces 73JR 500 Series module

Following his successful big brother, the 1073/500, the new ´73JR is a mic preamp in a single 500 series slot with some added features that will cover all the recording needs for engineers and musicians that don´t find the need to track with eq.

Employing only discrete circuitry and conventional components, the ’73 junior is a faithful 3 stage all class A 1073 preamp. Styroflex and tantalum capacitors have been used throughout. No corners were cut.

A useful all discrete class A hi pass filter has been added, essential for recording everything with the exception of probably kick drum and and bass.

The Line mode allows for reamping of prerecorded tracks and it´s perfect for adding some class A color to lifeless recordings.

The smart switched DI (automatically switches from MIC to DI mode when inserting a MONO ¼” jack ) is an all discrete class A JFET circuit ahead of the MIC transformer, so all the juice is there.

Finally, special care has been taken with power handling, implementing internal +24v slow turn on regulation (about 20 seconds to reach full voltage ).This makes your lunchbox PSU healthier and makes the 73JR independent of the rest of the slots.









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Super cool.
and a DI to boot!
how much?
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$899, 689€ retail.
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What transformers in and out where used?
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What transformers in and out where used?
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Peter, besides the absence of the eq, what (if anything) is different between this and your other 500 series 1073?
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Peter, besides the absence of the eq, what (if anything) is different between this and your other 500 series 1073?
Think of it as a single channel DMA73 repackaged in a single 500 series slot!
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Holly smokes, very nice
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Where are these available in the states?
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Since I posted a thread about this before this official thread, can I get a free one?
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We have stock on order and units arriving in just days...days I tell ya days!

I like that they announced this when product was almost here, none of the waiting that a lot of these product announcements have become.

Excited!

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You guys have totally pumped out a ton of modules in the past little while , looks like things are going well . I like the re amping feature on this one .
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Good price point too. Glad to see this.
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Was just about to pull the trigger on the 19" rack DMA73. Now, I'm reconsidering the whole 500 format thing... Fantastic to be able to make such a choice!
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Audio examples for this unit would be extremely useful! Im thinking a number of sources recorded through industry standard mics (u87, sm57) as a sonic reference. There are surprisingly few recording examples of your units available online... What do you say?
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Is there an EQ coming for the 500 format as well?

Hope so!

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We have stock on order and units arriving in just days...days I tell ya days!

I like that they announced this when product was almost here, none of the waiting that a lot of these product announcements have become.

Excited!

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A good number of units are flying to the States, Germany and UK on Monday!
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so, anybody hear these guys ?
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Is the design a 1290, or is it 1272 with an extra gain stage?
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I'm very interested in the 73jr. Does anybody have one yet? If so, what are your impressions? The guts look really nice!
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Why edit the API brand name out of one lunchbox, and keep the Lindell Audio on the other ?!?
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I am a first time heritage customer and very impressed. i have bought 1 so far, saving up to pick up a pair. hopefully you guys pump out other stuff in single space like this in EQs, comps, and im in. build quality is impeccable.
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Very nice.
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Just recieve a pair of these bad boys. Have only tried on bass DI and micing an Acoustic with a 414 and it sounded pretty bad ass!! With acoustic it sounded very smooth through the HAjr73 with the HPF on. So far it seems like a keeper.

On DI it was very close sounding to my Vintech 573, but I didn't spend enough time with it to say one sounded better. The HAjr definitely breaks up in a cool way.

Tonight I'm recording a drum session and vocals so I will report back with my thoughts.
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