Pulse Techniques EQP-1S3-SS Solid State Matched Pair

Matched Pair Solid-state version of the flagship EQP-1S3 Pultec EQ

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The Pulse Technique EQP-1S3-SS Matched Pair is a professional-grade stereo EQ package comprising two meticulously crafted solid-state EQP-1S3-SS units. With carefully selected components and the renowned API 2520 Op-amp, it offers additional frequencies and improved transparency while maintaining the musicality and depth of the original valve-based EQ. Ideal for modern productions, it features tailored curves and frequency points, providing precise control over low and high frequencies. Dr. Steven Jackson's dedicated research and use of original-spec components, along with point-to-point soldering, ensure an authentic recreation of this classic EQ, making it a reliable and high-quality choice for professional users.

At a glance

  • Two single-channel, 2-band equalizer built exactly like the original, legendary Pultec units
  • Carefully selected components for true stereo operation
  • More selectable frequencies than the Pultec EQP-1A3
  • Combines the vintage character of original Pultecs with the reliability of modern design
  • API 2520 op-amp for makeup gain is a distinct sonic alternative than the tube-based version
  • Incredibly low noise floor for a pure sound
  • Bandwidth control lets you decide how wide a range you're sculpting
  • Separate boost and cut controls provide some extra creative potential
  • Input Transformer: 600 Ohms
  • Output Transformer: 600 Ohms
  • Noise: Below -80 dBmDistortion: ≤ 0.15% at 10 dBm into 600 Ohms
  • Amplifier: 20 CPS to 20 KCS; +0, -1 dB ref 1 KCS including input/output xfmrs
  • Output Level: +21 dBm maximum

The Pulse Technique EQP-1S3-SS Matched Pair is a professional-grade stereo EQ package comprising two meticulously crafted EQP-1S3-SS units with carefully selected components to ensure genuine stereo operation.

Designed as a solid-state rendition of the rare Pulse Technique EQP-1S3 Pultec EQ, the Pulse Technique EQP-1S3-SS Matched Pair offers additional frequencies and an upgrade to the renowned API 2520 Op-amp, replacing the valve-based gain stage.

Deep Low-End and Precise High-Frequency Sculpting

Tailored to meet the demands of modern productions, the Pulse Technique EQP-1S3-SS introduces different curves and frequency points that are well-suited for contemporary audio workflows. 

The different frequency points are:

  • Low Shelf Boost/Cut: 30kcs, 40kcs, 70kcs and 100kcs
  • High Bell Boost:1kcs, 2kcs, 3kcs, 4kcs, 5kcs, 6kcs, 8kcs, 10kcs, 12kcs
  • High Shelf Boost: 5kcs, 10kcs
  • High Shelf Cut: 5kc, 10kc, 20kc

Solid-State Amplification for Enhanced Clarity and Punch

By utilizing the API 2520 Op-amp in place of the valve-based gain circuitry, the Pulse Technique EQP-1S3-SS delivers a transparent and pristine tone while preserving the musicality and depth that characterized the original EQ. Additionally, this solid-state design eliminates valve replacements, making it more cost-effective to maintain and acquire.

Meticulous Reissue of a Timeless Classic

Dr. Steven Jackson, a dedicated expert in the field, has invested countless years in studying and sourcing components that faithfully adhere to the original specifications, ensuring a true recreation of this timeless EQ. Beyond employing exact matching components, the EQP-1S3-SS implements point-to-point soldering, just as found in the original Pultec, further enhancing its authenticity and performance.

The Pulse Technique EQP-1S3-SS Matched Pair is tailored to meet the high standards and demands of professional users, offering exceptional sonic capabilities and enduring craftsmanship that remains faithful to the legacy of the original Pultec EQ.

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