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Neve 5088 Shelford Console

A rare opportunity to acquire a second hand Neve 5088 Shelford console. 16 channel with penthouse and meters plus 11 x 5051 inductor EQ and compressor channel strips.

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A rare opportunity to acquire a second hand Neve 5088 Shelford console. 16 channel with penthouse and meters plus 11 x 5051 inductor EQ and compressor channel strips.

Serviced and working well. Brokerage sale from a professional studio/producer. Located in Kent; viewing by appointment possible (very serious enquiries only!).

Description

Neve 5088 Shelford console for sale.

The seller has this to say:

The last great mixing desk that Rupert Neve will build. Gives you classic Neve sound but in a modern package. Reliable, low maintenance, phenomenal sounding. 16 channels for the price of 8!

More info:

16 channel with penthouse and meters.

Powered off of one 3U power supply so no high running costs.

11 x 5051 inductor EQ and compressor channel strips; based on legendary neve EQs; these are powered separately off 2 x power supplies.

Comes with original pale/white painted channels strip plates – seller converted it with new parts from Neve to the new Shelford colour scheme of dark blue; old plates all included.

High voltage rails, low noise floor.

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.
  • IMPORTANT: Due to the nature of this unit the buyer will ideally collect it from the seller in Kent (in the UK). It has been serviced, however once it leaves the seller’s studio it cannot be guaranteed. The buyer should have access to a suitable engineer as even with careful handling it may need adjustment on arrival.
  • International shipping is possible – please get in touch for a quote.
  • As a brokerage sale, payment will be made to us but will be held in escrow for the seller until the buyer confirms satisfactory receipt of the item. The buyer has 7 days from receipt to raise any concerns, after which we will release funds to the seller. Full terms available on request.

 

Condition

Excellent. Light signs of use. See photos for more information.

Voltage Information

Switchable voltage for use anywhere in the world - it will be set up ready for you to use before we ship.

Tax

For sales in UK/EU the price will include 20% VAT. If you have an EU VAT number (outside the UK) you can enter it at check out to have VAT removed.

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