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Purple Audio TAV
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Description

An illuminated pushbutton for relay true bypass (green) allows for easy comparison with unprocessed source material. A Tricolor LED meters the signal. The frequency response is +/- 0.25dB from 15Hz to 25kHz, and -3dB at 60kHz.A new take on the console graphic, with ten easy to use bands. Each band uses a high quality inductor and carefully selected caps to set the center frequency. At full boost and full cut the bands are narrow enough to still be useful individually, but at lower settings the bands widen out for more gentle shaping. Even at full boost and cut, the filters are shaped to be musical and useful.

With specialized input and output transformers, the TAV has plenty of headroom, even at full boost. The entire circuit is discrete, with no electrolytic capacitors in the signal path, and no servo amps. With only two active stages, the current draw is low enough to work in any rack, and leave plenty of juice for other modules. The Tav uses one KDJ3 opamp and one KDJ4 opamp.

Discussions

let's see your lunchbox !!

...I would say that the only pieces of gear that I'm not in love with yet are my Purple Audio Tav's. They sound great, but I'm wondering if I would like another pair of Little Devils because of their color and the flexibility of 4 bands and selectable frequencies. The fixed frequencies...

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Avedis E12g (and other graphic EQs)

...I got it). I’ve tried a load of others along the way: vintage API 560, newer 560b, Purple audio TAV (haven’t managed to get my hands on the BAE G10 so if you are reading this Colin... ?). As many of you know I’m a big fan of Avedis EQs (I have 16 x...

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Avedis E12g (and other graphic EQs)

Trev - just curious.....along these same veins, have you had a chance to try the CAPI LC25's or LC40's?

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