format_quote The Creative Talent
elysia skulpter 500 is the ultimate recording front end. Its audiophile preamp is based on single resistors controlling a fully discrete Class-A amplifier capable of complementing any microphone with a remarkably true and natural sound.
If additional mojo is needed, two variable saturation/filter stages and an intelligent onboard compressor make voices and instruments sound like a finished record right from the start.
Way more than just a preamp, the elysia skulpter 500 is a complete recording solution – everything you’ll ever need in front of your DAW.
The skulpter 500, just like all our products, is designed, engineered and handcrafted in Germany.
Consequently represents the art of discrete signal processing.
Dual Sound Shaper
Two variable saturation/filter stages provide multiple options for making voices and instruments sounds like a finished record.
Just a single knob…. but it’s powerful hidden features enable it to control dynamics in all it’s aspects. Simple and incredibly useful.
Variable low cut filter
A Filter Design which lets you choose the best frequency for getting rid of low end rumble. Set and forget or quickly adapt when needed.
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You are also most welcome to pick up your order from Retrosonic Pro Audio showroom, studio and warehouse in Tallinn, Estonia.
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Total gain range
3 – 65 dB in 1.5/2 dB steps
@ 3 dB gain: 10 Hz – 170 kHz (-3 dB)
@ 29 dB gain: 10 Hz – 170 kHz (-3 dB)
@ +6 dBu out level, 3 dB gain, 20 Hz – 22k Hz: 0.007%
@ +6 dBu out level, 29 dB gain, 20 Hz – 22 kHz: 0.007%
@ 3 dB gain, 20 Hz – 20 kHz (A-weighted): -97 dBu
@ 29 dB gain, 20 Hz – 20 kHz (A-weighted): -93 dBu
Common Mode Rejection Ratio
@ +6 dBu out level, 29 dBu gain, 1 kHz: 87 dB
@ +6 dBu out level, 29 dBu gain, 10 kHz: 69 dB
Mic Input: 19 dBu
DI Input: 19 dBu
Output: 21 dBu
Mic Input: 13.6 kohm
DI Input: 1 megohm
Output: 62 ohm
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