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SHIPPING NOW! 2014 - Manley CORE
Reference Channel Strip

Building upon its 25-year legacy producing revered recording studio equipment, Manley Labs has distilled its CORE technologies from this lineage. 2014 delivers the Manley CORE, an innovative channel strip that combines Manley’s Greatest Hits with fresh technology. The remarkably intuitive front panel combines musical and forgiving circuitry that allows the musician to concentrate on his performance instead of being lost in a sea of knobs.
Ease of use and intelligently chosen operating points make it virtually impossible to cut a bad sounding track!

Manley’s experience and insight working with the industry’s top recording engineers and musicians culminates in the CORE. At this price, there is no other channel-strip with higher headroom or more seductive sound than the CORE. Handcrafted in the USA, built like a tank, built to endure, the epicenter of your recorded art will be the Manley CORE.

Manley CORE Features:

  • Vacuum Tube Microphone Preamplifier with 10 MegOhm Direct Input and XLR Line input
  • 3:1 ELOP® compressor, similar to the VOXBOX® compressor
  • Baxandall high and low shelves with sweepable two-range MID EQ
  • Super-fast FET "brickwall" limiter
  • Beautiful analog meter displays preamp output, final output, or compressor gain reduction
  • MSRP $2250 USD. Proudly handcrafted in the USA!
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    Everyone loves the Manley Stingray amplifiers! Both models feature the same classic all-tube signal path that made the classic Stingray so revered with audiophiles around the world since the 1990's. Same beefy and ballsy output transformers, wound in-house at Manley Labs, same tube complement featuring 12AT7 input tubes, 6414 driver tubes, and 8 x super strong Russian EL84M. The B+ capacity has been largely increased which results in an even more tighter bottom end. Boom without bloat. Triode to UltraLinear switching is now standard. Flexible routing for recording and subwoofer outputs are provided.

    The remote control transmits via RF (Radio Frequency) and IR (Infrared). The RF mode allows transmission through cabinets and through walls -- control your Stingray from anywhere in the house! Inclusion of IR capability allows universal learning remotes to be used with the system.

    The Stingray II has four sets of stereo analog inputs. The 4th input is on a stereo 1/8" jack for easy interface with portable devices and computers. The Stingray iTube has an iPod dock as the 4th audio input which will charge and play your iPod, iPhone, or iTouch device. Track advance, back and volume control can be commanded from the Stingray iTube's remote control. The iPod's video output can be ported to a monitor via the S-Video output. The Stingray iTube has been licensed from Apple as a Made for iPod approved device.

    We believe that good music and those who create it deserve the finest gear.
    The choice is yours.

    Manley Laboratories, Inc. in recent years has expanded and thrived under EveAnna Manley's leadership. Our 11,000 sq. ft. building houses our own machine shop, printed circuit board manufacture, audio transformer winding, engraving, and silk-screening facilities. All custom design, R&D, assembly, testing, and quality control processes are performed with precision and pride at the Manley factory, located just 35 miles east of Los Angeles. All MANLEY products are built in Chino, not China.

    We take a purist approach to everything we build; refining, executing, and expanding upon Manley's legacy of vacuum tube design philosophies proven over years of real-world experience, using high quality modern components, many of which are fabricated in-house. This attention to detail delivers the rich, present, and natural sound our vacuum tube designs are renowned for. Never small, sterile, or boring. Beyond this, Manley means reliability, real technical support, and a company attitude that professionals depend on.

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