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Manley Labs SLAM!

Manley Labs SLAM!

4.75 4.75 out of 5, based on 2 Reviews

great on drums, on vocals, on bass and incredible as a 2 buss unit. The ELOP is killing !

18th January 2019

Manley Labs SLAM! by estudiomoma

  • Sound Quality 5 out of 5
  • Ease of use 5 out of 5
  • Features 5 out of 5
  • Bang for buck 3 out of 5
  • Overall: 4.5
Manley Labs SLAM!

I had this unit for 6 years used in all different kinds of situations. From jazz recording to slamming punk it always gave me the color and character I always wanted. The preamp is sweet and it has a huge bottom. The ELOP,*when used correctly, remains unnoticeable, great also on vocals. When recording drums, the FET limiter is a great tool. I also use it on ROOM mics for drums with a touch of limiting........ it rocks!
When mixing,*I*ran my 2 bus to the SLAM with no compression or limiting and it certainly adds a lot of colors. It's one of my favorite boxes in my studio. It really does a lot for me. Thanks to the Manley Family for this great product.

4th February 2020

Manley Labs SLAM! by JimmyBoyZ

  • Sound Quality 5 out of 5
  • Ease of use 5 out of 5
  • Features 5 out of 5
  • Bang for buck 5 out of 5
  • Overall: 5
Manley Labs SLAM!

Like other Manley products this unit is not cheap but like other Manley products, it does what other units can't do.
I have owned it for 10 years and used it for tracking and mastering
The preamp is very warm without ever being too colored
The bottom end is incredible and works particularly great on the mix buss or master buss as the last step
I think the feature I like the most is just how much signal you can get out of it
I use the Elop more than the Fet but it proved to be useful on some sources
The sidechain option is also good to have and the fast attack is very .. fast
It definitely has the Manley sound signature and can warm up or mellow up everything you throw at it.

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