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Neve 1073LB #9507-21 (Used) – No Longer Available

500 Series mic preamp

Product Description

Launched in 1970, the 1073 is the first choice of leading producers and artists, delivering the unique Neve sound on some of the most famous recordings of the past 40 years. The big, punchy sound of the 1073 complements any musical genre from rock to pop, hip-hop to rap, thrash to classical.
And now it is available for your LunchboxTM
Designed and manufactured in England, the 1073LB retains the unique sonic characteristics of the original 1073 Classic microphone preamplifier by using the same architecture, matching components and original hand-wound transformers. And it delivers it in a modern and portable form-factor that professional producers and engineers demand.
Simply install into an empty slot in your compatible LunchboxTM rack, connect your microphone or line level signals and inject that legendary sound into your audio creations.
Highlights
  • Classic transformer microphone preamp amp (Class A design)
  • Audio path is absolutely 100% discrete and the same design as the 1073 Classic module mic/pre circuit
  • Neve designed hand-wound transformers
  • Both Mic and Line inputs are transformer balanced and earth free
  • Gain knob with Signal Presence LED
  • +5/-10dB level Trim control with integrated phantom power on/off switch
  • Phase, Impedance and Front Input selector switches
  • Front combi-XLR connector with intelligent switching of phantom power
  • Audio Processing Insert design allows processing from adjacent Neve modules in same Lunchbox to be inserted into the 1073LB's pre-output stage
  • Microphone Input: Gain -80db to -20dB in 5dB steps
  • Line Input: Input impedance 4k ohms bridging, gain -20dB to +10dB in 5dB steps
  • Output is transformer balanced and earth free
  • Distortion: Not more than 0.07% from 50Hz to 10kHz at +20dBu output
  • (80kHz bandwidth)
  • FreqResponse: 0.5dB 20Hz to 20kHz, -3dB at 40kHz
  • Crafted in England by Neve engineers
LunchboxTM is a trademark of Automated Processes, Inc.
Note: The Neve 1073LB will not work with the A-Designs 500HR 2 Slot rack or the Empirical Labs EL500 2 Slot 500 Series Rack due the physical size of the slots in those particular racks not being able to accommodate the dimensions of the module. The module will fit in all other new 500 Series racks that we carry.

Product Specifications

ConditionUsed / Vintage
Tube or Solid StateSolid State
ChassisModule
Module Type500 Series
Module Slot Count1 Slot

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