Great mastering gear can be on the pricey side of the spectrum, but with good reason. This heavy-duty equipment is built to extremely tight tolerances with expensive components, often employing a sea of stepped or switched controls for repeatability and precise matching between channels. Mastering monitors must be able to accurately reproduce frequencies that are outside of the typical hearing range so that the engineer can get the whole sonic picture of a release before it's committed to disc. Have a look through Reverb's handpicked collection of the best-of-the-best in new, used and vintage mastering studio gear, from surgical equalizers and behemoth tube compressors to the finest converters and analog recorders.