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Neve 1066 Mic Pre/3-Band EQ #5678/K (Vintage)

Mono mic pre/3-band EQ module

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  • Product Description

    The Neve 1066 is a Class A, discrete Mic Pre/3 band EQ, with hi pass filter. This model has the fat 'Neve' low end, with the sensible midrange points and sweet high end. Top end is 10K instead of 12k as on a 1073, and lo/mids frequencies are just different enough to those of a 1073 to make them a nice complement to each other.

    • High-pass filter points at 45 - 70 - 160 - 360 Hz
    • Low EQ points: 35 - 60 - 100 - 220 Hz
    • Mid EQ points: 700 Hz; 1.2 - 2.4 - 3.6 - 7 kHz
    • Hi EQ fixed at 10 khz
    • Separate mic and line inputs
    • Mic input attenuation from -20 to -80 dB in 5 dB increments
    • Line input attenuation from +10 to -20 dB in 5 dB increments
    • Hi/Lo impedance switch on rear of unit.
    • Phase reversal
    • Bypass

    Unit will be recapped, with all pots, switches and card connector edges cleaned and any faulty components repaired. per module. Our servicing is regarded as the best in the industry worldwide!

    Can be sold as raw modules or racked in a variety of rack styles. Stereo matching is available. VK Racks are expertly crafted, coming with 48v, output attenuation pots, XLR I/Os, internal and selectable 110v/220v PSU.


    History

    Formed in 1961, Rupert Neve & Co. was focused from the beginning on designing and building the highest quality professional audio components. After establishing itself in the marketplace, and moving from Rupert's house to a newly built factory in Melbourn, England, Neve went on to create three of its most iconic products: the 2254 Compressor/Limiter in 1968, the 1073 Mic Pre/EQ in 1970, and the 1081 Mic Pre/EQ in 1973.

    Aimed at the broadcast market, these units were found in numerous custom-built Neve consoles of the day. And because so much of their work was customized, there are many variants on the basic 2254 Compressor and 1073 Mic Preamp, including different form factors, cosmetics, components and features.

    Using Class A discrete, transistor designs, meticulously hand-wired and built to last, Neve became the world standard for excellence in broadcast and recording studio consoles. From the small-format BCM10 and Melbourn mixers, to the large-format 80 Series, these consoles continue to be treasured today, while standalone modules from them can be found in the racks of the best studios all over the world.

    To this day, the most important Neve products from the late 60s and early 70s are still manufactured according to the original specs. The reason is obvious - no other gear has that ‘Neve sound’, and there is no substitute for the real thing.
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