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Neotek Elite 26 Input Inline Analog Console (Used) If you are looking for a great affordable inline analog console this Elite is coming in on a trade in.  Neotek’s were manufactured in Chicago in the 1980’s and are well designed, typically easy to work on and maintain.  They are clean and pushy and marry surprisingly [...]


Crest Audio X20R Mixer (Used) Good solid little rack mount mixer used for a god deal…. The Crest Audio(r) X-Series(tm) is regarded as the most sonically accurate and operationally quiet, professional-level rack-mountable console range in the audio industry. With high-end performance and rock-solid construction, the XSeries features a modular design and an extensive feature set [...]

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Neve BCM10 Frame (Vintage) If you are looking for a BCM10 frame for your 1073 collection this console doesn’t need much to be completed.  You will need 5 more 1272 channel amplifiers but it is a nice example of a classic.  Give us a call if you would like further information at 888 SC4 GEAR


1980s era blue face MXR Pitch Transposer in great working condition.  Capable of radical pitch shifting effects with thick and unique tone. The MXR M-129 Pitch Transposer is a classic early vintage rack mount effect unit that produced the unmistakable, signature solo sound of Yes and Trevor Rabin’s Owner of a Lonely Heart.

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Hiwatt is Back Sonic Circus is happy to announce we will be carrying the hand-wired Hiwatt line. As a pillar of the British amp invasion in the 60s and 70s, Hiwatt stands alone with a handful of guitar amplifiers that were there at the beginning. Many Hiwatt amplifiers are considered historic in the creation of [...]


Apogee Ensemble Firewire (Used) Great little interface at a great price. OVERVIEW 8 channels of top-of-the-line recording. The Ensemble Multichannel Audio Interface from Apogee delivers high performance converters, pristine preamps, and tight integration with Core Audio. You can use the Ensemble easily with Logic, MOTU Digital Performer, Steinberg Cubase, Bias Peak, Propellerhead Reason, Ableton Live, [...]

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Digidesign Pro Control 32 Fader control surface. (Used) Make us a reasonable offer.  Available for pick up in FL Welcome to ProControl, Digidesign’s dedicated mixing and editing controller for TDM-equipped Pro Tools systems.Its dedicated controls allow easy navigation through Pro Tools functions, including recording, mixing, editing, grouping, Plug-In control, and automation. Through the use of [...]


Hear Technologies Hearback 4 Pack Headphone  Monitor System (Used).  Connects with a simple Cat5 cables and gives your musicians personal control of their cue mix With the Hear Back, you save time and get the sound just right, the first time.This affordable system is perfect for headphones, wired and wireless in-ear monitors, and/or conventional floor [...]


Gibson Non-Reverse Firebird 1 Sunburst (Vintage) Original P90’s, Kluson Deluxe Tuners, Vibrola, No Breaks, Gibson launched the Firebird design in 1963 with four main models: the Firebird I, II, V, and VII. Each was distinguished by different pickup and hardware configurations, though they all shared thru-body construction and a unique “reversed” body shape with a large lower horn. [...]


Alder body, maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, cool painted headstock, white fretboard binding, block inlay, really beautiful and spanky sounding instrument The Fender Jaguar was introduced as a high-end model guitar four years after the Jazzmaster. Though similar to the Jazzmaster in its offset body and lead/rhythem circuits controls, the Jaguar differed in two key ways. [...]

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A Meticulously maintained Trident TSM console in full working order Those who’ve worked on this board have referred to it as the best TSM console they’ve ever seen inside and out, both technically and cosmetically. History: This TSM left the factory in 1980 It was sold to a famous producer musician for use at his [...]


Original Pre-CBS Fender Princeton Reverb 1965 blackface A05827 with a Fender Musical Instruments Jensen Special Design Reproduction. The amp works and sounds amazing.  This one has the original tilt back legs.  The speaker is a reproduction Jensen sounds exceptional in the amp.  The Chuck White stenciling could easily be removed but Chuck if you’re out [...]


MXR Omni Guitar FX Processor with Footswitch 1980’s Multi Effects processor.  Stomp to your hearts delight.  Tested, working great.  Includes our 3 month warranty. This rack 2 units fully analog incorporates several effects: a compressor optical detection style MXR DynaComp, distortion style MXR Distortion +, an equalizer with three frequencies assignable before or after the [...]


Electrix Mo Fx 16-bit digital, stereo multi-effects unit Grainy and disturbing sounding effects unit but what the hell, you may be able to get some interesting production sounds out of this thing.  The price is right so what do you have to loose?  Everything works. Product Details: Mo-FX makes it easy to synchronize time-based effects. Synchronizing [...]


Epiphone Kalamazoo EA22 RVT Mighty Mite (Vintage) Combo Amp Epiphone/Gibson EL34 amp. Circa 1965/66 Includes transformer-coupled reverb and tremolo. 12” Jensen Special Design Reproduction Speaker.  Cool Bight, Stereo and Mellow Inputs. Original cool wooden foot switch. RVT indicates Reverb and Tremelo on Gibson and Epiphone Amplifiers.  The amp is powered by a pair of EL34’s. (2)6EU7’s, (1)12AY7, & (1)12AX7.  Very [...]


API 1608 Analog Console (Used) If you don’t own a API 1608 yet isn’t it time?  This console is in excellent condition and will be given a full health check and servicing here at Sonic Circus prior to delivery.  The base price is $28,500 unloaded (although it does have 16 internal mic pres). In addition [...]


Summit TLA-100A Mono Tube Opto/Solid State Compressor (Used) Need a great opto compressor with Jensen output and don’t have big bucks for a LA2A?  Very musical compressor with fast/medium/slow attack and fast/medium/slow release switches.  Simple to use and hard to make sound bad. The TLA-100A features a vacuum tube amplifier driving an electronically balanced Jensen [...]


Racked pair of vintage original BAE 1272 Mic Pre  These highly sought after pre’s are made to the exacting standards of 1970’s Neve 1272 channel amplifiers from Neve 80 series consoles. They are are racked in a 1RU faceplate and powered with a remote 24/48V PSU. The amplifiers and are identical to the pre-amp section [...]


Fender Princeton Reverb 1972 sliverface A26574 Fender Special Design (Blue) Looking for the perfect lo wattage recording amp?  Quiet and clean with all the sparkle and punch you would expect. This amp is powered by a pair of 12ax7 preamp tubes driving two 6v6 power tubes making about 12 watts of power. It’s tube rectified [...]


Bogner Metropolis Head. New Old Stock! Articulate in the studio and as ferocious as an angry junkyard dog onstage, the Metropolis beckons you to rule your city… The Trilogy is complete with our new, or should we say, vintage Metropolis. Forever classic, the chimey EL-84 tone blossoms into an extremely touch sensitive and dynamically expressive [...]


Marshall JCM800 50W MKII Head from Indigo Ranch! (Vintage) The head was recently serviced here in the shop.  This JCM sounds every bit like it should that crunchy 80’s Marshall tone with an incredible history while it was a Richard Kaplans Indigo Ranch in Malibu CA.  When we received the collection the head had the [...]

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Urei BL-40 Modulimiter (Vintage) Late 1970’s Vintage mono compressor originally designed for mono AM broadcast use.  The unit utilized a LA3A style Opto circuit as well as a 1176 FET style compressor that can both be used and metered simultaneously as well as the output.  The unit tests perfectly and has been recapped.  It sounds heightened and incredibly [...]


GE BA9B Uni-Level varimu tube compressor The GE Uni-level was designed as a mono fixed level control device.  The original threshold control and gain controls were brought up to the front panel.  The unit sounds interesting and provides real depth in the bass with a sort of smattering effect on the upper mids.  


Urei LA-4 Racked with Langevin 4100B Pre black (Beyer Transformer) A unique piece indeed.  A vintage Urei LA-4 Opto Compressor combined with a Langevin 4100B Pre Amp, including a DI.  We tested on a Bass DI with a Fender Precision.  It sounded great with subtle compression.  The insert selector dumps the compressor into the pre-amp [...]


Neve 2064 Germanium eq module racked, octal transformer (Vintage) Late 1960’s vintage original Neve 2064 3 band EQ only (no mic pre) with germanium transistors and Gardner Octal transformer.  This EQ sounds incredible.  Warm and rich. Smooth lows and mid’s.  Nicely 19″ racked this EQ comes with our 3 month warranty.


These 2 x 1/2 Rack original stereo Overstayers will give you 4 incredible channels of compression.  4 mono or 2 stereo.  They are aggressive and present in great working condition. and include our 3 month warranty. The Overstayer Stereo Compressor is a dual channel solid state FET compressor with a single set of controls. It [...]


Auditronics 110B racked pair Grandson EQ’s (Vintage) Own a piece of mid 1970’s American Memphis made recording console history 3 Band EQ’s with Hi Lo Pass Filter, Gain Trim, Jensen input transformers from an original Grandson console. Professionally racked in a powered 2RU 19” Rack with Phase, Pad, 48V, Output Fader The Grandson console utilized [...]

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