The app-friendly VHT i-16 combines real tube tone with 21st century connectivity. It features a tone-enhancing 12AX7 preamp tube running at 300 volts for real tube amp dynamics and texture, and the i-16’s Tone-Link jack provides virtually unlimited access to iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch modeling apps such Apple’s GarageBand, IK MultiMedia’s AmpliTube, and Positive Grid’s Bias and JamUp.
Think outside the box
The i-16 is all-analog, all of the modeling magic occurs in the iOS device. VHT’s unique Tone-Link circuitry has special filtering that enhances the apps for more authentic guitar amp tone, and the 12AX7 preamp further enhances the apps with real tube amp warmth and feel.
The i-16 also features PC In and Out jacks for easy access to PC-based software such as Avid’s Pro Tools, Peavey ReValver, and Native Instruments wide range of virtual instruments.
Easy to use
The i-16’s simple control panel has Volume, Tone, and Master controls for quick on-the-fly adjustments; the Volume control has a footswitch-able pull-boost feature that increases the preamp gain to enhance high-gain tones. The rear panel provides easy-access jacks for the Boost footswitch, Tone-Link, PC In and Out, Aux In, Line Out, Headphones, and Extension Speaker.