Pultec Program Equalizer

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The Pultec EQP-500S is a 500-series EQ modelled exactly on the rackmount EQP-1S3-SS solid state program bringing the legendary punch and warmth of Pultec. See reviews and prices for the Pultec Program Equalizer EQP-1A, as used by Wolfgang Gartner, Josh Homme, Steve Vai and 9 others.

About RecPro Audio's Pultec EQP-1a EQs and Kits B ack in 2004, I built my own Universal Audio Teletronix La-2a compressor and Pulse Techniques EQP-1a program equalizer for use in my studio here in Southwest Florida. I subsequently published all the research material I had gathered for both pieces, including wiring layouts I'd created myself to aid in their assembly. The layouts and associated information remain posted at my original audio site, recproaudio.com, and over the years have been downloaded and used by hundreds (if not thousands) of DIYers around the world.

In 2012, I launched this site, pulteceqp1a. Foolish on this page. com, to offer Pultec equalizer kits and completed EQs to the general public. I'm a bit of a perfectionist and it is my philosophy to provide the absolute best products that I can. As such, I am not interested in cutting corners using sub-standard components or creating shortcuts with printed circuit boards where they do not belong.

Pultec 500 Series

What I offer are things that I have built myself and use myself. Importantly, if one considers Universal Audio's La-2a (from 1968 on) most all components reside on a prototype board and are wired from that board to their destinations, including the power supply. This is what I modeled the RecPro Audio Pultec EQP-1a after. It's an elegant design that makes point-to-point assembly less problematic, and if UA still employ it after 45 years, you know it has to make very good sense. (It goes without saying that the architecture has been proven quiet and reliable.) Further toward that end, major component placement for the RPA Pultec was carefully thought out and is by no means accidental.

Pultec Program Equalizer

Notwithstanding the architectural orientation accommodating modern components, the RPA circuit remains exactly the same as dictated by the original Pulse Techniques EQP-1a schematic. As a merchant, I take my responsibility to my customers very seriously and work every day to the best of my ability to provide excellent service and support.

Even with a slow global economy, the cost of doing business continues to escalate with components getting more expensive seemingly every month, however I do my best to work efficiently and often absorb losses to keep prices as stable and low as possible. Likewise, I've worked hard to source the most cost-effective shipping options and have optimized packaging to especially help international customers. When I look at what's happening on the DIY front out there on the 'Net, I see a lot of great things. Unfortunately, I also see quite a lot of terrible things. Android 4.1 Iso Download X86. Too often, I have asked myself, how could someone go to the trouble and expense to build such a wonderful piece of gear; yet be so careless in the layout and/or throw it together with such terrible parts? It's just counter-intuitive to me; why not build the best outboard gear you possibly can? This is what I am doing here - helping people build the they possibly can.

Thank you for your interest, and please feel free to contact me at 239-689-5941 or with questions and/or comments. Best, Rondo RecPro Audio PultecEQP1a.com is a division of RecPro Audio and serves as the dedicated site representing equalizer reproductions and kit offerings.

An EQ with a classic sound and updated modern circuitry. The Manley Enhanced Pultec EQP-1A is Manley's interpretation of the historic Pultec Equalizer as originally produced by Pulse Techniques, Inc. Manley has been building Pultec EQs since 1990 after they hunted down Eugene Shenk in New Jersey to ask for his permission and blessings to produce their own version of his classic piece. This Manley Pultec EQ employs a simple and clean all-tube make-up gain block to reamplify the signal after the passive EQ circuit.

Manley Enhanced Pultec Equalizers use a transformerless signal path and has a vastly superior B+ power supply, with regulated and balanced heater supply. The Manley line amp is known to be killer-sounding. The components Manley uses today on the EQP-1A equalizer just weren't available in the 1960's. So, if you want a project with crackling carbon pots, dirty open frame wafer switches, 5% and 10% tolerance noisy carbon resistors, exposed tubes sticking out the back of the 3U chassis, etc., go pay top dollar for an antique Pultec. The Manley Pultec EQP-1A uses 1 x 12AU7WA and 1 x 6414 in it's all-tube single-ended line amplifier for the gain make-up and extra-beefy sound; gain is factory set for unity but additional gain is available by a rear mounted feedback adjustment trimpot. Like Manley 40dB Mic Preamps, the Manley Pultecs offer both transformer coupled balanced and direct capacitor coupled unbalanced outputs for easy interface and sonic variety.