1955 Pultec EQP-1A

For sale is this vintage 1955 Pultec EQP-1A Pulse Techniques Program Equalizer in pristine 100% original condition. This particular example, serial number 890, is in exceptional cosmetic shape and includes the original tubes! Without a doubt considered one the best EQs ever made, you can find Pultecs in just about every serious studio, so take advantage of this opportunity to buy an un-circulated one-owner example, as this chance doesn’t come around too often!

This unit is 100% all original, and sounds absolutely incredible. The Pultec Program Equalizer was created in 1951 by Eugene Shenk and is still revered today for its performance and quality. In a world of disposable audio devices, it’s almost impossible to find original Pultecs in this condition, so take advantage of this auction.

The EQP-1A features: 30, 60, and 100 cps shelf boost from 0 to 13.5 dB. 30, 60, and 100 cps shelf attenuate from 0 to 17.5 dB. 3, 5, 8, 10, and 12 kcs peak boost from 0 to 18 dB. 5, 10, and 20 kcs shelf attenuate from 0 to 16 dB, significantly low noise, and 0.15% distortion at +10 dBm.

Also featured is: original (1) 6X4, (1) 12AU7, and (1) 12AY7 tubes, the original Chicago (PCC-55) transformer and Peerless (by Altec Lansing date codes: 532, 545) transformers with a blue-grey baked enamel finish.

The wide range of equalization curves provided makes it possible to boost the very low or very high frequency notes without “muddying up” the middle register instruments. Continuously variable controls permit changing the amount of equalization on sustained tones without steps in level, or noise. All controls are clickless and a key permits cutting the equalizer in and out on cue.

As mentioned, this particular example is in exceptional cosmetic condition and in perfect working order. It includes the original power cable!

Sale Price: Sold