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Serpent Audio Chimera

Replication of the classic LA3A design featuring an all discrete circuit design, Orange Drop and Elna capacitors, full steel enclosure and cover
MFR# Chimera
Serpent Audio Chimera
Serpent Audio Chimera Serpent Audio Chimera

$1,399.00

$1,249.00
No interest if paid in full within 12 months Learn more
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Description

Faithfully replicating the vintage LA3A design, The Serpent Audio Chimera brings the classic Opto sound to 500 series format. Featuring an all discrete circuit design, Orange Drop and Elna capacitors, full steel enclosure & cover, class AB transistor output, true T4B optical cell, and transformer balanced input & output, the Chimera delivers the thick, rich, & smooth opto compression sound that you’re looking for.

All units are made in the USA to an exceptional level of craft and workmanship.

Features:

  • All Discrete Transistor Design
  • Transformer Balanced Input & Output
  • True T4B Optical Cell (User Replaceable/Upgradable)
  • Cinemag Input Transformer
  • Full Steel Enclosure & Cover (for maximum signal shielding)
  • Custom Wound Interstage and Output Transformers (Made to Original Specifications)
  • Infamous “Mod” Incorporated (increases signal to noise ratio)
  • Hard Bypass (Relay Controlled)
  • Stereo Linkable
  • HF Sidechain Boost (for De-Essing)
  • Compress/Limit Mode – Sealed Pots
  • Sifam VU Meter
  • VPR Compliant (100 mA total power consumption)
  • Made In The USA
Specs

Additional Information

Condition New
Chassis Module
Module Type 500 Series
Module Slot Count 1 Slot
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