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Rupert Neve Designs R6 6-Slot 500 Series Rack

Six-slot 500 Series rack

Product Description

With abundant power and versatile connections, the Rupert Neve R6 delivers peace of mind for engineers who demand a higher degree of confidence in their 500 series racks and other gear.


Power-wise, the R6 has more than double the required current for a 6-space chassis to prevent the power rails from failing under a higher than expected load. To help monitor and troubleshoot problematic modules, the R6 500 Series Audio Rack is equipped with LED current metering to show how much power is being used. The internal power supply itself has been carefully designed and double shielded to avoid significant magnetic induction in any of the channel positions. With such attention to providing and monitoring power, the R6 helps your modules and other audio products realize their fullest sound potential.


With a plethora of connections available, the Rupert Neve R6 back panel is practically a patchbay on its own. The R6 features 8 channels of balanced I/O options including DB-25, XLR and TRS that may be used interchangeably. This sound versatility is especially handy when you are taking the R6 with you to another environment where you are unsure of the cables available, or if you need to convert DB-25, XLR or TRS products to another audio format using the THRU functionality on channels 7-8.


The chassis is composed of solid steel with bumpers to support the unit in both horizontal and vertical configurations and features a collapsible handle for portability. All connectors and fittings are of the highest quality to ensure that the Rupert Neve Designs R6 will hold up to many years of use against your studio gear.


Because the Rupert Neve Designs R6 is built to 500 series specifications, it will work flawlessly with any properly designed 500 series module you wish to include in it. To help accommodate modules that are slightly out of spec, the R6 audio rack has variable-position screw holes to make the installation process go more smoothly. The 500 series link function can be enabled in pairs on the R6 using the link jumpers on Channels 1-2, 3-4, or 5-6. Matching blank panels are also available to cover any empty slots here at Vintage King Audio.

Please note: Slots 4-6 are intentionally produced slightly smaller than slots 1-3 in order to accommodate off spec modules. As a result, the R6 is unable to accommodate two 2-slot (double-wide) modules.

Product Specifications

Condition New
Tube or Solid State Solid State
Channels 6-Channel
Chassis Desktop
Module Type 500 Series
Module Slot Count 6 Slots
Input Connectors Analog DB25, 1/4-inch TRS, Analog XLR
Output Connectors Analog DB25, 1/4-inch TRS, Analog XLR

Product Reviews

4.9 out of 5 stars.
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So far so good! great steady power

By Robert L on September 2, 2022

Works perfectly!

By Bryan W on February 4, 2021

This is an amazing add on to my gear that easily connects to my DAW

By Jerome O on November 5, 2020

Solid build, great connectivity options and no worries about power or noise.

By AWH on October 26, 2020

Love it!

By Bryan C on May 26, 2020

Works great looks great. Great price

By Adam R on May 25, 2020

I like the R6 very much as I track PT HD at home and mix local talent at a local music store for youtube/facebook streaming. Most of the time I'm mixing streams on low end mixers such as Presonus and the R6 allows me to take my Pres out into the consumer world and get great results. Also, Vintage King rocks in my book. Never unhappy or even close to dissatisfied with their assistance.

By Charles T on May 13, 2020

I have 2. The connectivity and the power supply is doing well. I had an API w/dSub in 2013. Decided to go with the Neve'y!!!!

By William R on March 26, 2020


By Yen-Ho L on December 8, 2019

Great box. Love it.

By Glenn M on December 8, 2019

love it! I'm currently only running a Neve 1073lb in it, so lots of open space... another cool product to offer with this rack would be covers based on how many preamps are in it, covers that can screw onto the front (for quality and aesthetic reasons). Something to think about!

By Brianna A on March 11, 2019

Built like a tank. The connection variants are perfect for use on the go.

By Tonstudio G on March 6, 2019

A fantastic investment if you are serious about your 500 series gear. Simply will not run out of power and is built like a tank. The Neve name means something and this is no exception. Get one and start making quality music!

By Mark B on February 20, 2019

Just ordered mine. This is one of the best 6 rack 500 power supplies out there. Plus, there is a power button on the front which makes it easy to power down. Great price point for investing into the 500 module realm. Many thanks to my Audio Consultant Matt Knobel. Told me the benefits of this device!

By Jonathan on October 30, 2017

This thing is pretty solid. The wide range of connection options is a plus too. I feel confident that the R6 can power any module I throw at it. Now, if only there was a rackmount version...

By Dwayne on July 13, 2015

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