The finest console Neve ever made? The CBS Sony desks are revered and highly sought after. Broker instruction on behalf of the owner who has had the console extensively refurbished.
Price on application. Get in touch now if you need more information about this desk.
The CBS/Sony consoles are arguably the finest Neve ever built. No expense restoration very nearly complete. Further details on request.
Stunning 40 channel Neve console for sale on completion of a thorough and no-expense-spared refurbishment.
Technically is not a Neve 8078. The 8078 was introduced to capitalise on the results they achieved building custom consoles like this one for CBS/Sony. The design/budget for these was off the scale; the Japanese over engineered brief included gold switches, massively over spec power supplies and was excessive even by late seventies standards. Between 3-5 consoles built for CBS/Sony exist and that they are reputedly the very finest Neves of all time. By comparison an 8078 is almost common (they built around 30) and what you bought if you weren’t a massive multimillion dollar Japanese conglomerate. ⠀
The centre section is being rebuilt to original spec (unless the buyer requests otherwise).
This is a preliminary listing – further details to follow (or by request).
CBS Sony Neve
40 Channel x 32 Monitor x 4 x 2 Console
Note that this is a brokerage sale:
All information and photos have been provided by the seller. This is a brokerage sale by Soundgas on behalf of the owner. This item is not at Soundgas and we have not (sadly) had a chance to use it ourselves. As such, we can offer no guarantee on this item. It is the buyer’s responsibility to confirm details provided in the listing by the seller are to their satisfaction.
Located in the USA. International shipping is possible – please get in touch for a quote.
Full terms available on request.
Full restoration nearly complete. Please see photos. Details of work completed, parts used etc can be made available by request.
Zero rated for VAT.
Switchable voltage for use anywhere in the world - it will be set up ready for you to use before we ship.
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