The turkey has been eaten, you've napped to your heart's content and now it's time to save. Trick out your studio with some new outboard gear this holiday season and save during our massive two-week Black Friday Sale.
We're here to breakdown all of the biggest ways to save on outboard gear. Continue below to discover deals from all of your favorite brands, including Shadow Hills, Pultec, Neve, and so much more. Happy savings!
10% Off Shadow Hills Industries Outboard Gear (Deal Ends 12/7/2020)
Gear Spotlight: Shadow Hills Industries Mastering Compressor
One of the most versatile compressors ever made, the Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor is ideal for tracking, mixing and mastering nearly any instrument or genre. Useable in stereo or dual-mono mode, each channel offers a pair of compressors: a mastering grade electro-optical compressor, followed by a discrete Class-A VCA compressor/limiter. Finally, each signal is fed through one of three switchable custom output transformers. Choose from Nickel, Iron and Steel settings for a clean, colored or dirty sound. With so many impressive features, it's no wonder why the Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor is a favorite of pros like Michael Brauer, Greg Wells and Doug McBride.
Save $400 On Rupert Neve Designs Portico II Master Bus Processor - Grey Version (Only While Supplies Last)
Gear Spotlight: Rupert Neve Designs Portico II Master Bus Processor
With input and output transformers designed and implemented by Mr. Rupert Neve, the high-voltage 72V topology found in the Rupert Neve Designs Portico II Master Buss Processor (MBP) will integrate flawlessly with virtually any system. The MBP features two compressor sections which can be used for dual mono or stereo sources and have controls for ratio, threshold, attack, release, blend, side chain HPF, and make up gain. There is also a one-knob on-board limiter and a stereo field editor.
Save $300 On The Bettermaker Stereo Bus Compressor (Deal Ends 12/7/2020)
Gear Spotlight: Bettermaker Stereo Bus Compressor
The Bettermaker Stereo Bus Compressor features a 100% analog signal path that's perfect for glueing tracks together. An advanced VCA design provides precision gain reduction and thick, rich saturation. While the processing is all analog, the controls are all digital. Six push-button rotary encoders and instant digital recall make the Bettermaker Stereo Bus Compressor incredibly easy to use. Throw in versatile features like a physical sidechain input, a dedicated high-pass filter and a built-in listen function, and the Bettermaker Stereo Bus Compressor is sure to be your new go-to bus compressor.
Free Plug-In With Dangerous Music BAX EQ (Deal Ends
Gear Spotlight: Dangerous Music BAX EQ
Ideal for subtly shaping the lows and highs of your mix, the Dangerous Music BAX EQ uses a classic Baxandall EQ design to achieve powerful lows and brilliant highs. With simple frequency and level controls, the BAX EQ makes it easy to sweeten your mix. The low shelf ranges from 34 Hz to 350 Hz, with a selectable high-pass filter up to 34 Hz. The high shelf ranges from 1.6 kHz to 18 kHz for bright, shimmering high-end. A dedicated low-pass filter offers a soft roll-off ranging from 7.5 kHz all the way up to 70 kHz, enabling you to dial in the perfect amount of high-end for any track.
10% Off Select Neve Outboard Gear (Deal Ends 11/30/2020)
Gear Spotlight: Neve 1073DPA
While there are many different variations on the world-famous Neve 1073, the Neve 1073DPA has long been a favorite for engineers. This version packs two of the beloved mic pres into a slim 1U rackmount unit. This is your chance to achieve the big punchy sounds that have been featured on countless albums and take advantage of that beautiful analog sound in your own studio.
10% Off IGS Audio Outboard Gear (Deal Ends 12/7/2020)
Gear Spotlight: IGS Audio 576 Blue Stripe Limiter
Modeled after the legendary "REV A" UREI 1176 compressor from the 70s, the IGS 576 Blue Stripe delivers an aggressive, punchy FET sound in a compact 500 Series package. Equipped with custom Carnhill transformers and a Class-A output stage, the IGS 576 is perfect for fattening up tracks with warm analog saturation. Plus, the IGS 576 has all of your favorite features from the original 1176, including lightning-fast attack and release times, along with the classic "all-buttons-in mode." Plus, the IGS 576 introduces a few new features as well, such as stereo linking and a softer 2:1 ratio for bus compression.
10% Off Pultec Outboard Gear (Deal Ends 12/7/2020)
Gear Spotlight: Pultec EQM-1S Equalizer
The original Pultec EQP-1S EQ is an absolute studio legend, and now, the EQM-1S introduces a number of new features specially-designed for mastering. Full-range progressive-taper Elma Switch stepped controls allow you to recall settings in flash. Additional 0.5dB steps on the first half of the dial make it easy to dial in the perfect amount of gain for subtle boosts and cuts. Don't worry though, the EQM-1S still offers the full range of 16-20 dB for aggressive tracking and mixing applications. Finally, the EQP-1S extends the high shelf up to 16 kHz, just like the popular 1A/1A3 models—perfect for adding "air" to any mix!
10% Off SPL Outboard Gear And More (Deal Ends 12/31/2020)
Gear Spotlight: SPL PassEQ Passive Mastering EQ
The SPL PassEQ is one of the most powerful passive EQ systems ever made, featuring high, mid and low bands with individual boost and cut and with 12 selectable frequencies per band for a total of 36 boost and 36 cut frequencies. And because the PassEQ uses a passive filter design, it offers improved transparency with silky highs, warm mids and punchy bass. The new air band offers extended high-end up to 35 kHz for adding shimmer and sparkle to your masters.
10% Off Tegeler Audio Outboard Gear (Deal Ends 12/7/2020)
Gear Spotlight: Tegeler Audio Creme Bus Compressor and EQ
Looking for a great analog bus processor that offers plenty of bang-for-your-buck? Check out the Tegeler Audio Creme Bus Compressor and EQ. This combination bus compressor and passive EQ is perfect for adding color and warmth to any track. The Crème’s VCA compressor is ideal for adding glue to tracks with subtle harmonics, while the passive EQ system offers a clean, transparent sound, similar to a Pultec.
10% Off Wunder Audio Outboard Gear And More
Gear Spotlight: Wunder Audio PEQ2R Mic Pre/EQ
The new and improved Wunder Audio PEQ2R Mic Pre/EQ makes it easy to dial in the right sound with any mic. Inspired by the world's most popular preamp, this 1073-style module offers two modes and three bands of EQ for precision tonal control. Choose the Vintage Classic setting for a heavily saturated sound, or use Active mode for a clean, modern tone. Tweak your sound using the low shelf, mid-band and high-shelf controls, as well as a built-in high-pass filter. Plus, the PEQ2R even includes an instrument input—perfect for recording classic analog synths!
Get A $5000 Neve Outboard Credit When You Buy A Neve 8424 Console (Deal Ends 12/31/2020)
Earlier this year, Neve launched the 8424 console, which offers the same analog summing sound as the brand's classic 80 Series desks, as well as the latest in digital technology. For a limited time when you purchase a Neve 8424 from Vintage King, you'll receive a credit for $5000 in Neve outboard gear. Use the credit to expand your 8424 with a 1073OPX, pick up some Neve 500 Series modules for the two open spaces in the desk or spend it however you see fit!
Get a Free VK Rack 500 When You Buy Four 500 Series Modules ($650 And Up)
Can't decide on just one new piece of outboard gear? Don't sweat it—just get them all! We'll throw in a free Vintage King Rack any time you purchase four 500 Series modules over $650 to help make sure your new gear gets the proper power. Built like a tank, these durable racks can house up to six standard 500 Series modules. Plus, the Vintage King Rack 500 features both XLR and DB-25 audio connections to streamline your studio setup.