Pulse Techniques EQP-1A3 Matched Pair

The ultimate Pultec EQP1A. Designed and manufactured to the original specs.

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Designed and manufactured to the original specifications, this product has all the mojo of a vintage EQP-1A/EQP-1A3 EQ.

The Pulse Techniques (Pultec) EQP-1A3 Matched Pair  is a contemporary masterpiece, a direct descendant of the revered EQP-1A equaliser that has etched its name into audio legend. This modern incarnation can impart your audio creations with resounding bass, velvety highs, and an enticing warmth reminiscent of the original studio standard. Pulse Techniques proudly continues the tradition of crafting these audio wonders right here in the USA, with an unwavering dedication to preserving the authenticity of the original designs.

The EQP-1A3, like its vintage forebears, is meticulously constructed with only original-spec components, delivering a sound quality that feels almost magical yet has been tried, tested, and proven over time. Each unit is a harmonious fusion of art and technology, resulting from a relentless pursuit of audio perfection. Pulse Techniques upholds its legacy by rejecting shortcuts and enhancements, ensuring that every EQP-1A3 that leaves their workshop faithfully represents the audio craftsmanship that defines an era.

In a world of audio tools and software, the Pultec EQP-1A3 remains a beacon of excellence. Its magical ability to transform audio by merely passing it through its circuitry has been celebrated across generations. From timeless classics to modern chart-toppers, the sonic footprint of Pultec equalisers is undeniable. While vintage units are often elusive treasures, their impact has led to countless imitations. But the EQP-1A3 isn't an imitation; it's an invitation to experience audio in its purest form.

Delve into the intricacies of the EQP-1A3, and you'll discover a design philosophy that defies convention. Its two-band architecture extends beyond ordinary equalisers, offering flexible high-shelving and low-shelving control with an innovative twist. The independent boost and attenuate controls grant you the power to manipulate audio like an artist, enhancing bass thumps while subtly carving out frequencies above the cutoff point. Whether applied to a kick drum or other elements, this unique technique adds an extra dimension to your sound palette.

The high-shelf side of the EQP-1A3 presents another realm of sonic exploration. With separate ranges for boost and attenuation, you can sculpt frequencies with surgical precision. Boosting at 12kHz and simultaneously cutting at 5kHz opens doors to auditory "air" without overshadowing the track's inherent presence. It's not just an equaliser; it's an instrument that empowers you to shape audio landscapes that were once solely the domain of audio engineers armed with vintage Pultec units.

In a world captivated by technological advancements, the Pultec EQP-1A3 harks back to a golden age of audio engineering while maintaining its relevance in the modern studio. Its ability to transcend eras, bridging the gap between nostalgia and innovation, is a testament to its enduring value. Whether you're a seasoned producer or a budding artist, the Pultec EQP-1A3 promises to be more than an equaliser—a time-tested conduit for sonic excellence.


  • 20, 30, 60, 100 CPS (Hz) shelf boost, 0 - 13.5 dB
  • 20, 30, 60, 100 CPS shelf attenuate, 0 - 17.5 dB
  • 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 12, 16 KCS (kHz) peak boost, 0 - 18 dB
  • 5, 10, 20 kcs shelf attenuate, 0 - 16 dB
  • Input Transformer: 600 Ohms Output Transformer: 600 Ohms
  • Noise: 92 dB below +10 dBm Distortion: ‚⧠0.15% at +10 dBm into 600 Ohms
  • Amplifier: Flat, 20 cps to 20 kcs, +/- 0.5 dB Tubes: 1 ea 12AU7, 12AX7, 6X4

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