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Neve 1084 CV Microphone Preamp/EQ - Vertical

Hand-built in England to original specifications, the 1073-based 1084 mic pre/ EQ offers a different frequency palette plus the choice of narrow or wide Q settings
MFR# 1084 CV

Product Description

The Neve 1084 preamp and EQ combines the legendary sound of the world’s favorite preamp with all new features for added flexibility. With three switchable EQ bands, a reimagined frequency palette and optional narrow or wide Q settings, the Neve 1084 offers unparalleled sonic versatility.


Inspired by the iconic 1073 preamp, the Neve 1084 utilizes the exact same Class A design as the original to deliver the unmistakable Neve sound. Ever since its release, the Neve 1084 has been the go-to preamp for engineers, producers and musicians in search of that classic analog sound.

From pop to rock to hip-hop and more, the iconic sound of the Neve 1084 has been used on countless hit records over the last 40 years. Perfect for adding warmth and depth to vocals, guitars, and acoustic instruments of all kinds, the 1084 combines the legendary Neve sound flexible features for advanced tonal shaping control.


The new Neve 1084 features the same EQ design as the original 1084. The selectable high shelf EQ can be set at 10 kHz, 12 kHz or 16 kHz—perfect for adding shimmer and sheen to acoustic instruments.

The midband is perfect for carving out space in busy mixes and adding warmth and grit to instruments with fixed frequencies at 350 Hz, 700 Hz, 1.6 kHz, 3.2 kHZ, 4.8 kHz and 7.2 kHz. One of the most unique features of the 1084 is the selectable Hi-Q feature on the midband, which produces a narrow Q shape for precise control.

The low band is perfect for fattening up tracks with tight, punchy lows using fixed frequencies at 35 Hz, 60 Hz, 110 Hz, and 220 Hz. Clean up your low end with a dedicated high-pass filter, selectable at 45 Hz, 70 Hz, 160 Hz and 360 Hz. Or give your tracks a dark lo-fi vibe with the dedicated low-pass filter, selectable at 6 kHz, 8 kHz, 10 kHz, 14 kHz and 18 kHz.


In order to perfectly recreate the iconic sound of the original 1084, Neve followed the original design schematics down to the last detail. They went to great lengths to find components from the original manufacturers and to meet the exact specifications of the original model. Each unit is hand-wired by Neve’s dedicated professionals in Burnley, England, then put through rigorous testing to ensure the frequency response, internal noise and distortion levels all adhere to Neve’s original standards.


  • Classic Neve transformer mic preamplifier with wide range of equalizer settings
  • 3 switchable EQ bands
  • Hand crafted and tested precisely to original 1970 design
  • HP and LP filters with High Q setting
  • Transformer-balanced and earth free inputs and outputs
  • Output: Maximum output >+26 dBu into 600 ohms. Output impedance is 75 ohms @1 kHz.
  • Distortion: Not more than 0.07% from 50Hz to 10kHz at +20dBu output
  • Freq. Response: ±0.5 dB 20 Hz to 20 kHz, -3 dB at 40 kHz EQ Out
  • Noise: Not more than -83 dBu at all Line gain settings EQ In/Out

The 1084 can be purchased as single or multiple units. Each 1084 module has been designed to perfectly retrofit into the 80 Series Neve Classic consoles as part of a channel strip or can be mounted in a custom rack. The available rack sizes are 3U (which accommodates 2 modules horizontally) or 5U (which accommodates 8 modules vertically).

Neve "Classic" Outboard - Genuine Neve product hand built in UK using all of the original components, nothing new in 30 years

Product Specifications

Condition New
Tube or Solid State Solid State
Channels Single-Channel
Chassis Neve-Type
Module Type 1073 / 1084 / 1066 / 1076 / 1079
Direct Input No
Digital I/O No

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