GLENN YOUNG: The Audio-gd Vacuum HE1 XLR preamplifier arrived at my door with the highest expectations ever for a review item. Having previously reviewed the company’s solid-state HE-1 Preamplifier, and finding it to be world-class, I was looking forward to finding out what the company could do with a tube product. To say that the VHE had big shoes to fill would be a colossal understatement. I encourage you to check out that article for a little background. Almost all my comments on the original HE1 preamplifier also apply to the new VHE.
Glenn Young: The AUDIO-GD VACUUM HE1 XLR PREAMPLIFIER is the best preamplifier I’ve ever heard. Considering its bargain price, I recommend it very strongly.