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Columbia CBS Studios Console EQ Equalizer Modules Fairfax Recordings #28612

Availability: In stock

$3,995.00

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INVENTORY #28612

BRAND - Custom / Unbranded

MODEL - Passive 4-Band EQ

FUNCTION - Equalizer

DESCRIPTION - This listing is for 2 Vintage and extremely rare EQ Modules from Columbia's legendary Recording Studio at 30th Street Studios a.k.a. "The Church" in New York City. They were custom-built by CBS engineering staff in the early 60's for one of a pair of consoles that were made specifically for CBS studios.

With a passive inductor-based circuit path, these EQs have a 8.5dB insertion loss.

  • High Frequency boost is a shelf starting around 7.5kHz: +2.5dB (position 4) and +4.0dB (position 5) measured at 12.5kHz
  • High Frequency cut is a shelf starting around 7.5kHz: -3dB (position 2) and a steep low pass filter (position 1)
  • High Mid Frequency boost is a wide bell centered at 4kHz: +2dB (position 4) +4dB (position 5) +5.5dB (position 6)
  • High Mid Frequency cut is a wide bell centered at 4kHz: -3dB (position 2) and -5.5dB (position 1)
  • Low Mid Frequency boost is a shelf starting around 200Hz: +2.5 (position 5) and +5dB (position 6) measured at 100Hz
  • Low Mid Frequency cut is a shelf starting around 200Hz: -1.5dB (position 3) -3dB (position 2) -6dB (position 1) measured at 100Hz
  • Low Frequency boost is a shelf starting around 100Hz: +3dB (position 4) and +4.5 (position 5) measured at 50Hz
  • Low Frequency cut is a shelf starting around 100Hz: -2dB (position 2) and a steep high pass (position 1) measured at 50Hz


  • Module Weight: 3.65 lbs.
  • Module Dimensions: 8" x 8" x 1.75"

ACCESSORIES - This item includes two 5-pin amphenol connector cables - each with two 3-pin XLR connectors, male and female (1 cable @ 3' & 1 cable @ 6'). Otherwise, this item comes only as seen in photos, and does not include any other accessories.

PHYSICAL CONDITION - Very Good- With the exception of some normal blemishes and signs of general age, these modules are in excellent shape!

WORKING CONDITION  - Excellent- Both EQs sound extremely musical and graceful and match reasonably well.

TOTAL PRE-SHIP WEIGHT - 8 lbs.

TOTAL PRE-SHIP DIMS - 8" x 8" x 4"

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