Capable of the huge harmonic and dynamic sonic impact of earlier models but now even better suited to subtle use and fine tuning of transient content, loudness and valve harmonic warmth for stereo sources.
Thermionic Culture Ultra Vulture
The Culture Vulture, one of Thermionic Culture’s longest running and best known products, has enjoyed a special place in the outboard equipment selection of many studios worldwide. It’s a unique unit that each user finds their own uses and preferences for. Over the years there have been design upgrades and new versions, some were limited runs and some are still in production today. We are now pleased to announce a new model to the line up, The Ultra Vulture. Building on the success and performance of the limited edition Culture Vulture 20th Anniversary model, the Ultra Vulture performance is the best for stereo
Thermionic Culture’s DI box!
Thermionic Culture The Robin
Thermionic Culture’s DI box!
Unveil the beauty of your favorite ribbon microphones in the most natural way, revealing sparkling clear highs down to harmonically rich lows.
Thermionic Culture The Snow Petrel
Unveil the beauty of your favorite ribbon microphones in the most natural way, revealing sparkling clear highs down to harmonically rich lows. Designed originally for use with the Coles 4038 as a super-clean low noise unit, after extensive field tests in UK, Norway and France, we’ve found it sounds exceptional with ANY microphone including the classic Neumann U 87, perhaps because: We use extra-low noise valves with NO solid state impurities in the audio path, plus VERY special Sowter in and out transformers Input impedance is higher than usual to preserve clarity and can be tailored to individual mics with
The Nightingale 2 is a 2 channel mic amp/equaliser and also a mono compressor, based around the now classic Phoenix design, with summing facilities included. The 2 preamplifiers with EQ and the compressor can all be used individually or may be combined in 3 different modes by using the summing section.
The Freebird is a 3 Channel valve Equaliser and comes in Thermionic Culture’s half rack design format and has a built-in but detachable power supply. It will work normally as a stand alone unit but if desired The Freebird can be put in a Thermionic Culture 19 inch rack case together with another unit to give 6 channels of EQ, or you can add a different Thermionic Culture half rack unit such as The Nightingale.
Stereo Equaliser with Attitude and Air.
Following on from the phenomenal success of The Fat Bustard summing mixer whose features include Attitude, EQ, stereo width, and of course a big fat sound, we find there’s a demand for a similar warm sounding summing mixer with more channels at a lower price, keeping the unique Attitude control. Enter The Purple Bustard.