SSL XRack VHD Input Module XR627

£742.80 (including VAT @ 20%)

Stock AvailableDelivery Information

Item in stock with our supplier

This item is in stock at our supplier's warehouse.

When you order this item, it will be immediately dispatched from our supplier for delivery to Gear4music. When we receive the item we will package it carefully for its onward journey to you.

"Can be delivered to you on" shows the next available date that we will be able to deliver this item to you on, depending on the delivery option you select, and the stock availability of anything else that you add to your shopping basket. Please note, this is an estimate and based on the supplier's delivery time to us.

Can be delivered to you on: 2nd November 2016

Add to Basket

30 day money back guarantee included

30 day money back guarantee included

Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.

All Products are new unless stated, and include a minimum of one year warranty.

Some items are only eligible for money back guarantee if they are returned to us unused and sealed in the original packaging, and in the case of software, unregistered. These items include:

  • Software
  • CDs & DVDs
  • In-ear Monitors
  • Earplugs and Ear Protection
  • Mouthpieces, Reeds etc… for Woodwind and Brass instruments
  • Mouth / Lip Care Products

We are unable to accept returns of any custom made items designed to work together as a unique package, such as computer system built to a customer’s personal specifications. Exceptions may only be possible with prior agreement of the vendor, and may be subject to a cancellation fee.

Optional: 5 year warranty: £37.14
(Includes 90 day money back guarantee)


The product price includes a one year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee.

However, the Gear4music extended warranty scheme provides an enhanced service, and is designed to offer a higher level of protection than many 'free' warranties offered by some retailers and manufacturers.

The highlights of this enhanced warranty service are:

  • Warranty is extended to 5 years from the date of delivery.
  • Our Money Back guarantee is extended from 30 days to 90 days (terms apply after 30 days)
  • Collection and delivery costs are included for the first two years
  • Claim 50% cash back on the cost of the policy after 5 years if it has not been used!
  • Warranty is transferable if the item is re-sold
  • Loan or replacement equipment will be provided if the product isn't repaired within 30 days
  • If an item can not be repaired, a similar alternative product or cash discount (as defined in this policy) will be offered
  • The policy can be cancelled within 30 days, and at any time after that for a pro-rata discount

Please note that this extended warranty is currently only available on products sold within the EU or EEA, and is subject to the terms and conditions as detailed on the extended warranty certificate provided.

For customers in outlying areas of the country, the price of the Extended Warranty may be marginally higher, due to the potential for higher collection and redelivery transport costs.

This enhanced warranty is in addition to the standard Gear4music and manufacturer warranty policies, and the Gear4music terms and conditions of trade. No statement or condition of sale contained within these terms affects or restricts your statutory rights as defined under the Consumer Contracts Regulation 2014.

Product Ref: 43871

  • High And Low-Pass Filters
  • Dedicated Trim Control After The VHD Stage
  • Hi-Z And Pad Switches On Mic Amp Input
  • Dedicated Additional XLR Line Input
  • Classic Listen Mic Compressor

SSL XRack VHD Input Module XR627

The SSL XRack VHD Input Module XR627 is a combination of the patented SSL preamp design and the classic SSL Listen Mic Compressor. The VHD Input Module XR627 features VHD circuity (Variable Harmonic Drive) which is a totally analog circuitry that allows you to add a controllable blend of 2nd or 3rd harmonic distortion. The versatile VHD Input Module produces a warm yet crisp sound that is normally reserved for vintage modules. The built in SSL Listen Mic Compressor is designed to prevent overloading the return feed, with a fixed attack and release, ideal for use with ambient drum mics and more.

Product Ref: 43871

View Full Description
  • 15.9%
  • £25.86
  • £930.96
Pay by Finance

To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!

Representative Example

To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:

Finance APR Deposit to Pay Payments Total Payable
Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9% 14.9% No Deposit 48 months: £6.83
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9% 15.9% No Deposit 36 months: £8.65
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9% 18.9% No Deposit 24 months: £12.41
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee

How to Apply

Applying for finance couldn't be easier - if your order totals £250 or more, simply proceed through the checkout as normal, then select Pay by Finance on the payment page, then click the orange APPLY FOR INSTANT FINANCE button. This will start your application with V12 Retail Finance, our finance partner, and completing this form should take approximately 10 minutes.

You should get an instant answer on whether your application has been successful, though in some rare cases V12 may need to look at the application in more detail.

Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website and is not available in store or via phone currently.

Full Description

View Full Description

Patented VHD Circuitry

The SSL XRack VHD Input Module is a versatile, premium-quality mic preamp and compressor, designed for capturing studio-quality recordings. The VHD (Variable Harmonic Distortion) circuit is a patented circuit design which allows you to introduce 2nd or 3rd harmonic distortion to your source material, as well as being able to blend the two for added versatility. When in use at a lower gain setting, the VHD Pre adds a subtle valve-style warmth or a gentle transistor edge. Once you increase the gain, more distortion is added, allowing you to add everything from subtle crispness to fierce and in your face grunge. The result is a warm yet clear sound with grungy overtones, normally reserved for classic vintage preamps.

SSL Listen Mic Compressor

The SSL XRack VHD Input Module also features an integrated SSL Listen Mic Compressor, taken from the infamous SL4000E console. The SSL Listen Mic Compressor is renowned for its sonically transparent tone, with a fixed attack and release curve, ideal for recording drums. The Listen Mic Compressor was originally designed to prevent overloading the return feed from a studio communications microphone, but it also perfectly suited for use on ambient drum mics.

Construction & Connectivity

The SSL XRack VHD Input Module features a range of analog connections as well as a comprehensive range of controls. The 100% analog signal path ensures exceptional warmth while retaining the source materials overtones. The VHD Input Module features a balanced ultra-high bandwidth microphone input with +20dB to +70dB gain control, allowing you to process even the most demanding inputs. It also features Hi-Z and Pad Switched on the mic amp input as well as a dedicated additional XLR Line Input for connecting a range of instruments and devices. Both high and low-pass filters are also included allowing you to precisely dial in the right amount of filter you require. Also features is a dedicated Trim control after the VHD stage.


  • Electronically balanced ultra-high bandwidth Mic input with +20dB to +70dB gain control
  • Hi-Z and Pad Switches on Mic Amp Input
  • Dedicated Additional XLR Line Input
  • Variable Harmonic Drive circuit adds a controllable blend of 2nd or 3rd Harmonic distortion
  • Dedicated Trim control after the VHD stage
  • Classic Listen Mic Compressor with fixed attack and release curves - ideal for drums
  • High and Low-Pass Filters