API Audio 550A Discrete 3 Band EQ review: specs & price

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The API Audio 550A Discrete 3 Band EQ is an Equalizer with a Discrete 3 band EQ from the 500 Series, 7 centre frequencies selectable per band, 12 dB of boost...

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Name Summit Audio EQP-200 BEmpirical Labs El-Q Lil FrEQSSL X-Rack Stereo EQ ModuleBettermaker Mastering EqualizerTube-Tech ME 1B Midrange EqualizerSPL Qure Premium 9738-PSSL X-Rack Channel EQ ModulWES Audio LC-EQPSPL PassEQ redSSL X-Rack E-Series EQ
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Description 2-Channel 4-Band Tubes EQ (passive)19" Mono EqualizerStereo EQ moduleStereo EqualizerTube equalizerEqualizer with Lundahl TransformersInstallation module for X-Rack / MynxPassive 1-Channel EqualizerPassive Dual-channel Mastering EQInstallation Module for X-Rack / Mynx
Frequency response5Hz-100kHz--5 - 30.0000 Hz (+/- 0.1 dB)----10 - 35,000 Hz-
Weight8.1 kg--5.5 kg3.8 kg--7 kg10.2 kg-
Channels2122121121
Frequency Bands44363342124
Tube(s)
Height units2 U1 UModule2 U2 U2 U-2 U4 U-
ConnectorsXLRJack, XLRJackXLRXLRJack, XLR-XLRXLR-
Frequency range-5 Hz - 140 kHz-----5 Hz - 65 kHz (-3 dB)--
Dimensions----19" / 2U19" 2 U----

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Description

The API Audio 550A Discrete 3 Band EQ is an Equalizer with a Discrete 3 band EQ from the 500 Series, 7 centre frequencies selectable per band, 12 dB of boost / cut per band, EQ band 1 and 3 in selectable shelf / peak characteristics, Traditional API circuit design, Headroom up to 30+ dB, In / Out switch & Requires the API Lunchbox 500 or 6B VPR slot rack. The retail price is 1052.15 £.

Specifications

Channels1
Frequency Bands3
Tube(s)No
Height unitsModule
ConnectorsSystem 500

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