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Manultec Orca Bay Mastering Edition, Analog Hardware Equalizer

£4,014.00 inc. vat
£3,345.00 ex. vat
SKU SMALORCABAYME
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Manultec Orca Bay Mastering Edition, Analog Hardware Equalizer

The Manultec Orca Bay is a stereo analogue hardware equaliser. The Orca Bay has a minimalist design for ease of use, featuring four main controls.

The 'Low' control, is a low shelf boost (+14dB) at 80Hz or 100Hz, selectable via the 'Lower button'. The Atten knob controls the low cut shelf (-14dB) at 150Hz/330Hz. The High rotary controls the high boost (Bell), switchable between 3kHz and 12kHz. The Focus control alters the bandwidth of the high boost (bell.) The Manultec Orca Bay Mastering features fully stepped controls.

Features

  • Powerful stereo solid state equalizer
  • with all passive tone sculpting circuit.
  • Manufactured with selected premium components.
  • Ease of operation through clearly arranged interface design.
  • Antique bakelite knobs for comfortable handling.
  • Optional stepped ATTEN and FOCUS controls available. (switches)
  • Subbass meter “DUBBY’s Lämple” indicates low frequency content.

Components

  • Transformer balanced in- and outputs
  • Hand-wound inductors for high boost
  • Discrete opamp make-up gain powers the output transformers
  • To handle high levels without overloading, the Gain control in 1/2 dB steps is
  • placed before the output amplifier
  • Strictly handwired with VOVOX sound conductors (purum certified)
  • Hand-crafted in MANULTEC´s boutique custom shop in Germany

Technical Specifications

  • Input Impedance: > 12 kΩ (transformer balanced with current booster)
  • Input-/Output transformer balanced
  • Input Level (max): + 27 dBu (1% THD)
  • Output Level (max): + 29,5 dBu (1% THD)
  • Noise: -87 dBu (IEC-A, GAIN position @ +3 dB)
  • Dynamic Range: 114 dB (GAIN position @ +3 dB)
  • Frequency Response: 6 Hz - 70 kHz (0/-1 dB) / 20 Hz - 20 Khz (+/-0,2 dB)
  • Mains Voltage: 120V or 240V
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 483 x 133 x 147 mm (19” / 3U)
  • Weight: 4,7 kg