TOP 10 Sexiest Consoles
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TOP 10 Sexiest Consoles

Thought I start a useless but fun "Top 10 Sexiest Consoles ever made" thread. I am a true
console fetishist

Here's my top 3:

1) Euphonix System 5




2) SSL Axiom MT




3) Neve VXS




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wunderbar.
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8068 and Focusrite are among the sexiest looking imo.
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Yeah, I think a top 3 would be more realistic.
And are you going on sound or looks?
I probably wouldn't place many modern, digital desks in the top 3 for sound.

My list in no particular order:
1970's Helios (Rainbow Studios model?)
1970's Cadac (Wessex Studios model?)
1970's Api (a 1604 would be nice to own).

Of course a couple of the classic Neve desks that reside around the world would probably trump my top 3.
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.... Dead Sexy ....

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Doesn't get much hotter than this...

For me at least.
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I've always found large newer SSL's to govern the "cool factor" .
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One more for the wunderbar!!


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oh yeah....Wondebra....ehmm....I mean Wunderbar is blazingly hot!
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Older/smaller/tube = better sound.
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Does Shadow Hills have a console yet?
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I definitely like the way my System 5 looks. Especially when all the lights are on and meters are moving.

Also the SSL C200 is a good looking console to me. I have the API Vision as my desktop picture so I would have to say I like the way that one looks.

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how about
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someone was bound to do it, so I may as well be the idiot.
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Nothing beats a TG in sexyness!

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Well the release date was supposed to be 2004, but I do not think any have been delivered...

I'm not sure if it's sexy or not!
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My APC1000 might make the top 10 list, it defiantly makes it in the top few for its sound
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Tim, is that a Buzz console?
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Well the release date was supposed to be 2004, but I do not think any have been delivered...

I'm not sure if it's sexy or not!

I think one was purchased by Mr. Fantastic...
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Bruce Botnik, Sunset Sound, '67
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Tim, is that a Buzz console?
We all wish.....
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So what do you think about these sexy ones??

Red Quad Eight with fancy wood and purple leather armrest!!!!

And speaking of large consoles, beutiful dark blue Quad Eight film console!



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So Sexy

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The Trident Di-An always intrigued me...
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DI-AN was cool in a funky kind of way.
I reckon if I made a list all of the following would be in it.

Focusrite
Trident 70 (looks so nice and old school!)
Helios
Trident B
EMI

This Philips console intrigues me

MCI JH600 (mine and it's cool because it used to be Kraftwerks )

Then obviously a nice NEVE and API...
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