Quad Eight CA 227 Classic Preamp Kit 1
This studio quality preamp kit includes all parts circuit boards, and mounting hardware to complete a Quad Eight CA-227 preamp from any CA-127, 127a or 137 lineamp card. The finished kit provides controls for Phantom power, Phase, Pad, Input Impedance and a 12 position rotary gain switch. The input transformer is built to exact Quad…
Welcome to Quad Eight™
Quad Eight Electronics built very high quality audio consoles and outboard processing for the recording and post production industries from 1962 to the late 80’s, and is now back in business as a limited custom products manufacturer. This web site will feature the latest products from the newly reformed company, Quad Eight Electronics LLC,
Quad Eight Limited Edition Classic Channel Strips
The 333c Classic and 444 Classic are limited edition recording channel strips from the legendary Quad Eight Electronics. Each 333c Classic channel strip features an original factory restored, 70’s limited production 3-band eq with many special features including precision stepped potentiometers, with 31 frequencies per band, and .8dB per step gain on each of 3 bands. 11…
Custom Rackmount: Quad Eight 444 Classic
The 444 Classic is a limited edition recording channel strips from the legendary Quad Eight Electronics. The 444 Classic channel strip EQ section includes an original factory restored, 70’s 4-band quasi-parametric eq with separate controls for gain, frequency and Q on each band, with peaking and shelving positions selectable on high and low bands. Two…
Quad Eight Custom Console
The “Quad Eight Custom Console” was originally designed and built for Oral Roberts University’s recording studio. It lived there until the late 90’s when it was sold to a private studio in southern California. It still resides there and is operational. Orphan Audio and some of the original design engineers from Quad-Eight helped restore the console for…
Quad Eight EQ 333c & MP-227 Modular Rack System
Quad Eight EQ 333c and MP-227 preamp with DI input and output attenuator options.
Quad Eight CA 227 Classic Preamp Kit 2
This studio quality preamp kit includes all parts circuit boards, and mounting hardware to complete a QE CA-227 preamp from any CA-127, 127a or 137 lineamp card. The finished kit provides controls for Phantom power, Phase, Pad, Input Impedance and a 12 position rotary gain switch. The input transformer is built to exact Quad Eight™…
Quad Eight RLC-1A Relay Card
Four pole relay card used for source/destination switching and logic functions. Includes a four input nand gate.
Quad Eight MM-310b Special
Custom Orphan Audio rackmount with optional preamp controls and Class-A Di added.
Quad Eight MM 310 MGM
Special 3-channel version – custom built for some very early MGM 3-track film re-recording consoles.
Quad Eight EQ 444 & EQ 444x
The EQ444 was developed just after the 333. It was a 4-band version of the 333 with semi-parametric functions and was principally used in the custom music and film recording consoles. The EQ444X is a special version.
Quad Eight EQ 333 & 333c
Originally designed and used in the Coronado Ventura and Pacifica Stock-series recording consoles, this item became popular as a console EQ for custom music and film recording in the mid 70’s to 80’s. Eventually there will be a updated version designed and manufactured. The 333C is a special version made for two large-format recording consoles. …
Quad Eight 248 Console
The 248 Console was designed in the mid 80’s as a cost effective modular console system aimed at radio television and small recording studio market. This design maintained many of the original design principles that Quad Eight developed over the years, but eliminated some of the more its expensive components in order to make it…
Quad Eight 3624 Oral Roberts Console
Currently in a private studio in Pasadena, California.
Quad Eight Ventura Console
Here’s a Ventura owned by Dave Pearlman of Rotund Rascal Recording in Los Angeles.
Quad Eight 2082 Blackfoot Console
Jim Blackfoot’s Quad Eight™ 2082. Audioscapes Pty Ltd, Newtown, NSW, Australia. 20 input, 2 way switched EQ, circa 1971. It has lovely red round fader knobs with Gliss faders.
Quad Eight Pacifica Console
Mark Addison’s Quad Eight Pacifica 24-frame, circa 1979, three-band sweepable eq, P&G faders.
Quad Eight CA 27 Dual Opamp
Equivalent to two AM-3 opamps on a single card. Used as an output bus driver, mix summing amp, gain makeup or utility amp. Similar versions of this card include the CA-27, CA-27a, CA-37 and CA-272. All can become high quality dual preamps by adding mic input transformers, optional output transformers, and a special “advanced skills” version…
Quad Eight 1682 Leon Russell Console
This Quad Eight installation is currently located in
Quad Eight Ad from the 70’s
A cool ad from the 70s: Dave Pearlman sent in, which appeared on the back cover of Mix Magazine. “The forty by forty, totally modular, fully automated, feature-packed, super-spec’d, recording and mixdown system, that you thought you couldn’t afford.”