The Neve 83046 compressor is a highly coveted piece of audio equipment with significant historical relevance and rarity. Known for its impeccable build quality and distinctive sound character, the Neve 83046 has earned a legendary status among audio professionals and enthusiasts. Its exceptional performance and durability have made it a benchmark in the industry, particularly in the realm of bus compressors.

A bus compressor is crucial in a mix because it glues together individual elements, providing cohesion and polish to the overall sound. It ensures that the dynamics are controlled and consistent, adding a professional touch to the final mix. The Neve 83046 excels in this role, offering a unique sonic signature that enhances the warmth, depth, and clarity of the audio. Its ability to maintain transparency while adding a subtle coloration is why it is revered as the reference for this type of compressor.

The rarity of the Neve 83046 cannot be overstated. Due to its age and the limited production numbers, it is exceedingly rare to find one available for sale. When one does appear on the market, it represents a unique opportunity for collectors and audio professionals to acquire a piece of audio history. Owning a Neve 83046 is not just about possessing a high-quality compressor; it is about having a tangible connection to the heritage of audio engineering.

Given its historical importance, exceptional performance, and rarity, any opportunity to purchase a Neve 83046 should not be overlooked. It is a rare gem in the world of audio equipment, and securing one is a privilege that offers both practical benefits and a sense of ownership of a piece of audio legend.

This particular unit does not present original knobs since originals where in bad shape, find the original metallic ones are almost impossible, besides that it performs just perfect.

This unit is a quite rare one taken from the old RTVE NEVE consoles, this unit has been checked by engineers that certified its good shape, stand out from the rest with your sound, this tool will help you to achieve an amazing and huge sound, by passing your signal through the unique Marinair and St Ives transformers.

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Listeda month ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
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  • 83046
  • Panzer Gray
  • Early 80
Made In
  • United Kingdom

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