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astronic equalizer info?
Old 3rd June 2006
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astronic equalizer info?

i just got these 2 mono graphic eq's made by astronic i think in the 60ies...
only thing i could find info was that some custom neve desk in those times used eq's from the same brand..
they were made in dalston gardens, stanmore,middlesex,uk

anyone ever heard of the name?
cheers.. o yeah, one gives plops every seconds or so, like the ones that make your woofer move slowly .. ne1 ideas towards a fix?

tom
Old 14th June 2006
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Originally Posted by ttdom
i just got these 2 mono graphic eq's made by astronic i think in the 60ies...
only thing i could find info was that some custom neve desk in those times used eq's from the same brand..
they were made in dalston gardens, stanmore,middlesex,uk

anyone ever heard of the name?
cheers.. o yeah, one gives plops every seconds or so, like the ones that make your woofer move slowly .. ne1 ideas towards a fix?

tom
no one?
Old 15th June 2006
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Congratulations

Actually, I own two channels of the 10 band control boxes with separate electronics that I love for electric guitars and for making vocals sound vintage, I also have a 10 band Tube graphic that is no longer working, but it will be repaired soon.


Change the capacitors in the psu that generally cures most problems, and enjoy


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Old 15th June 2006
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ttdom
i just got these 2 mono graphic eq's made by astronic i think in the 60ies...
only thing i could find info was that some custom neve desk in those times used eq's from the same brand..
they were made in dalston gardens, stanmore,middlesex,uk

anyone ever heard of the name?
cheers.. o yeah, one gives plops every seconds or so, like the ones that make your woofer move slowly .. ne1 ideas towards a fix?

tom
Hi

I have heard of them.

The link to Neve is tenuous.... studios often specify third party equipment they want built into their consoles and I can only remember one console that had one (or a pair) fitted into 19" racking. It was a 19" rack unit just like yours, I presume.

I think companies like Klark Technique (sp?) and the likes had a bigger share of the market.

I'd definitely look into recapping them.

Old 6th October 2006
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tnx for your replies.. i dont come here so often so found out about your answers thru google

i'll have a look into the psu of the dead-ish one

i found a lil pic
http://images.google.com/images?q=tb...nM:http://o.de

its 99% the same.. got 2 for about 25 euros i think
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