It has the original transformer (which is why this one is sought over the newer model). There units are highly collected and sought after. And used by many pro mixers/engineers. Like Jack Joseph Puig of Ocean Way Studios in California.
Cold Play has also been mentioned to used this unit on their vocals. Joemeek has a unique flavor and color that can bring you professional results that no other gear will do. These are channel strips with joe meek compressors. Mic pre, eq, 48V phantom, and the famous Joemeek optical compression circuit. The optical unit is designed to last more than a life time.
It is a led based optical unit not a EL panel like the Urei units. They have a british transformer input which adds a nice neve like color. Line inputs are on these as well to run signals through like your keyboards or beat machines, or synths. The item "Joemeek Studio Channel VC1 Brick" is in sale since Saturday, December 09, 2017.
This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Pro Audio Equipment\Preamps & Channel Strips". The seller is "grwsjor" and is located in Mount Dora, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.