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Helios 4 x Type 69 Mic Pre / EQ & Rack

Helios 4 x Type 69 Mic Pre / EQ & Rack
£4,795.00 (inc. vat)
£3,995.83 (ex. vat)

Brand: Helios

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The Helios 4 x Type 69 Mic Pre / EQ & Rack is a combination of 4 Helios 69 Mic Pres/EQ modules and a Helios Four-Channel Rack Enclosure.
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Helios 4 x Type 69 Mic Pre / EQ & Rack

The Helios 4 x Type 69 Mic Pre / EQ  & Rack is a combination of 4 Helios 69 Mic Pres/EQ modules and a Helios Four-Channel Rack Enclosure.

The Helios Type 69 Mic Pre-EQ Module is a compact and discrete re-manufacture of the original Dick Swettenham design but with modern additions. The Re-issue Helios Type 69 Mic Pre-EQ features 5db stepped mic preamp gain switch unlike the originals 10db steps leading to more accurate gain setting. For today's high-bandwidth digital recordings the Mic pre-EQ has an additional 16khz EQ frequency selection and balanced output for easy interfacing with any digital converter.

The Helio Type 69 Mic Pre-EQ Module is hand-built and has a Sowter input transformer based on the sought after Lustraphone (Olympic) transformer models. This unit has a fantastic sound with lows and highs that have a sweet pultec sound and mids that are extremely detailed, funky and open sounding.

The Helios Four-Channel Rack Enclosure is designed to hold 4 Helios Type 69 modules. The Helios Four Channel Rack Enclosure comes with an external PSU which provides 32v to each module and 48v phantom power. Each channel also has a volume control and phantom power on and off switch. 

Helios Type 69 Mic Preamp and 3-Band EQ Features:  

  • Faithful Recreation of Olympic Studios legendary mic pre and EQ module 
  • Custom Sowter 8666x input transformer based on original Lustraphone design 
  • Improved manufacture with military grade components
  • Added 30Hz and 16kHz frequencies for modern full bandwidth recordings
  • Five position 10dB stepped gain 
  • Added polarity switch
  • Three-band passive EQ with fixed 10kHz HF Shelving 
  • Extensive range of midrange frequencies: 700Hz, 1kHz, 1.4kHz, 2kHz, 2.8kHz, 3.5kHz, 4.5kHz, 6kHz and the newly added 16kHz
  • Unique LF EQ design with selectable Peaking and Shelving frequencies
  • 15dB cut/boost on LF and MF bands, 10dB on HF • External PSU Required 
  • 1U dual slot or single vertical PSU available (sold separately)
Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer Helios
SKU SHELT69MPEQX4RACK
Model Helios 4 x Type 69 Mic Pre / EQ & Rack
GTIN N/A