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A P I ®







Lunchbox - 6 Slot



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Rack - 10 Slot



A P I ®

API 512C













A P I ® API 525


1 green 2520 FET 1195 i o

Compressor / DS

DYN A P I ® API 527 VPR 1   995             Compressor 225L Style
EQ A P I ® API 550A VPR 1 shipping 2520 FET 1695 i o

EQ - Parametric Vintage!


A P I ®

API 550B









EQ - Parametric


EQ A P I ® API 560 VPR 1 green 2520 FET 795 i o specs EQ - Graphic Analog!


A-Designs 500HR




335 i o specs INT Rack - 2 Slot Power!
PRE A-Designs EM-Blue VPR 1 shipping discrete 895 i o DI pics Preamp Blue!
PRE A-Designs EM-Gold VPR 1 shipping discrete 895 i o DI pics Preamp Gold!
EQ A-Designs EM-PEQ VPR 1 green FET 1450 i o EQ - Passive Inductors!
PRE A-Designs EM-Red VPR 1 shipping discrete 895 i o DI pics Preamp Red!
PRE A-Designs EM-Silver VPR 1 shipping 895 i o DI pics Preamp Silver!
PRE A-Designs P-1 VPR 1 green FET 895 i o DI Preamp - Pacifica :-)
SUM AL.SO M26   2                   Mix / Sum 26 x 2 Sigma
SUM AL.SO M2B   1     941             Master Bus 8 x 2 Master!
OTH AL.SO M2I   1     170             Input Mixer 4x Input!
OTH AL.SO M2M   1     1059             Mixer 8 x 2 Mix!
OTH AL.SO M2U   1     1235             Monitoring Section Talkback!
OTH AL.SO MDI2   1     588           DI - Dual Dual!
PRE AL.SO MP1   1                   Preamp - 60db Pre
PRE AL.SO MP2   1     1195 s           Preamp - Dual Dual!
DYN ALTA MODA AM-10   1                   Compressor Limiter  
EQ ALTA MODA AM-20   1                   EQ Robust!
DYN ALTA MODA HIPPO   2                   Compressor - Stereo VCA
OTH AnalogAudioWorks Audio Throttle   1 Gain/Attenuator Throttle!
DYN AnaMod AM660 1 •• Compressor 660!
EQ AnaMod AMEQP   1                   EQ Pultec
BOX Aphex 4B-1 4 legacy INT Lunchbox - 4 Slot Power!
DYN Aphex CX-1 1 Red IC o Compressor - BB Compelling!
PRE Atlas Pro Audio Juggernaut 1 soon FET 1095 i o DI Preamp Marvel!
DYN Atlas Pro Audio Leviathan   1   FET 950 i o           Comp - Optical Adamastor
RAK Atlas Pro Audio Revolver   2     575           INT   Rack - 2 Slots Perfect!
PRE AudioMaintenance Ltd 5003d VPR 1     580 i o           Preamp  
EQ Avedis E27 VPR 1 Green 1122 1100 i o specs pics EQ - Parametric Inspiration!
PRE Avedis MA5   1 Green FET 775 i o specs Knob Preamp Avedis!
RAK Avedis R52 2 Green 450 Rack - 2 Space Space!
RAK BAE 11 Module 11 Green EXT Rack - 11 Space Power!
PRE BAE 312A 1 Green 1122 FET Preamp Tight!
BOX BAE 6 Module 6 Green EXT Lunchbox - 6 Space LunchBox
BOX BAE DLB   2 Green                 INT   Lunchbox - 2 Space  
RAK Big Rack Audio Model 501   11                     Rack - 11 Space BigRack!
PRE Bizzar Audio Mint Julep   1                   Preamp Mint!
PRE Bozo Electronics MPA3 VPR 1                     Preamp  
PRE Broadhurst Gardens D.A.V. BG501   1   450               Preamp D.A.V.
DYN Burgin McDaniel Komit 1 Green FET 995 Compressor - FF Komit!
PRE Burl Audio B1 1 FET 950 i o DI pics Preamp Thunder!
PRE Burl Audio B1-D   1   995 i o       pics Preamp - Dark xfrmr Dark!
PRE Buzz Audio Elixir VPR 1 Green BE40 FET 980 i o DI specs knob Preamp Liquid!
DYN Buzz Audio Essence   2 Green BE40 FET 1370 i o specs buzz Comp - Optical Addictive!
DYN Buzz Audio Potion   2 Green BE40 FET 1370 i o specs Compressor - FET Attitude!
EQ Buzz Audio Tonic   1 Green BE40 FET 1100 i o specs knob EQ - 3 Band Sweep Perfect!
PRE Chameleon Labs 7681   1                     Preamp  
RAK Chameleon Labs CPS-501   1                     Rak - Powered  
RAK Chameleon Labs CRM-9   9                     Rak - Frame  
PRE Chandler Germ 500 1 green FET 950 o DI chckn Preamp Smooth!
DYN Chandler Little Devil Comp   1                   Comp Zener!
EQ Chandler Little Devil EQ   1                   EQ 1081!
PRE Classic Audio Products VP25   1                     Preamp - DIY / KIT DIY
PRE Classic Audio Products VP26   1                     Preamp - DIY / KIT DIY
PRE DACS MIcAMP 500 VPR 1 Shipping   discrete                 Preamp  
PRE Daking Mic Pre 500   1 red                     unknown  
EQ Daking Plus EQ500 VPR 1 Shipping Daking discrete o pics EQ Recall!
OTH Dane 531 De-Esser 1 Now Made by XQP See "XQP"
PRE Danfield MX20 VPR 1                     Preamp  
DYN Dramastic Audio Obsidian 500   2     2499 i o           Bus Comp TXIO!
PRE Eisen DIY500 1 legacy ANY i o DI pics Preamp DIY!
PRE Eisen DIY500 mk II   1 ANY   207 i o           Preamp Jens!
EQ Eisen LiL PEQR 1 legacy Eisen FET 500 i o EQ See Purple
PRE Electrodyne 501 VPR 1                     Preamp They're...
EQ Electrodyne 511 VPR 1                     EQ Back!
DYN Elysia xpressor 500 VPR 2   945               Compressor Stereo mpressive!
OTH Empirical Labs DerrEsser VPR 1     749               De-Esser L'ilFreq!
RAK Empirical Labs EL-500   2                     Rak - 2 Slot w DI  
PRE Five Fish Studios MX5-mk500 VPR 1     495 i O           Pre- DIY or Built DIY!
OA Five Fish Studios DOA-12   -     60               Discrete Op-Amp  
PRE Five Fish Studios PEQ-503 VPR 1     395   O           EQ - DIY or Built  
PRE Five Fish Studios SC-1mk500   1     245               Pre - DIY or Built  
PRE Five Fish Studios SC-501 VPR 1   375 I O           PREAMP replaces SC-1
PRE Five Fish Studios X-12mk500 VPR 1     395 I O           Pre - DIY or Built  
PRE Five Fish Studios X-72mk500 VPR 1     495 i O           Pre - DIY or Built  
DYN Foote Control Systems P3500   1                     Compressor FCS Pico!
DYN Foote Control Systems P3500S   2                     Adapt Pico>Stereo Stereo Pico!
PRE Forsell Technologies SMP 500 VPR 1   795 I O           Preamp JFET
PRE Grace Design M501 VPR 1                     Preamp  
EQ Great River 32 EQ   1                     EQ - Harrison Style  
PRE Great River MP-500NV VPR 2 discrete 975 I O DI specs Preamp Vintage!
RAK Group DIY 51x Alliance GDIY511   11                     RAK - DIY 11 Space  
EQ Helios Type 69 EQ   1                     EQ  
EQ Inward Connections EQP2 VPR 1   1050 i o           EQ - Parametric  
PRE Inward Connections MPD 500   1     i o DI         Preamp  
DYN Inward Connections OPT 1A   1     i o           Comp - Optical  
EQ Inward Connections StepEQ   2                      
MIX Inward Connections Tree Audio 500   12                     Console 12/24 slots see website
DYN Inward Connections VC500   1   1095 i o           Compressor - VCA  
DYN J-LAB JLA3   1                   Comp - LA3 Style  
OTH JCF Audio Audio LEVR VPR 1                     Summing  
EQ JDK Audio [ Arsenal ] V 14 1   695   o         EQ Parametric API!
PRE JLM Audio Dual 99V 1 99V discrete 795 DI pics Preamp Big!
DYN JLM Audio FC500   1                     FET Compressor  
OTH JLM Audio HPM500 1 495 pics 6x HP / INPUT Mixer Sum!
DYN JLM Audio MU 500   2                     Vari MU Prototype  
PRE JLM Audio NV500   1   625             Preamp 1073!
EQ JLM Audio PEQ500 1 discrete 995 pics EQ Pultec!
PRE JLM Audio TG500 1 discrete 795 DI pics Preamp Smooth!
DYN JMK Audio JM-115C   1   585 j j           Compressor - VCA Transparent
PRE JMK Audio JM-120   1   325 j o         Preamp - Dual DI Clean/Quiet
PRE JMK Audio JM-530   1 990C discrete 750 j j           Preamp Clean/Quiet
PRE John Hardy Co. M-1 (type)   1 990c   j o           Preamp Accuracy!
PRE John Hardy Co. M-2 (type)   1 990c   j o           Preamp Transparency!
PRE John Hardy Co. Twin Servo   1 990c   j j           Preamp Jensen!
PRE LaChapell 503   1 Shipping   2025               Preamp  
PRE LaChapell 583e 2 Shipping 12AX7   Tube EQ Warmth!
PRE LaChapell 583s VPR 2 Shipping 12AX7 Tube 1249 c DI specs Tube Preamp Cinemag!
PRE LaChapell 583s VPR 2 Shipping 12AX7 tube 1349 j specs pics Tube Preamp Jensen!
EQ LAZ Pro Audio EQA   1 LAZ25 760               EQ Sweet!
DYN LAZ Pro Audio FSC   1                     Compressor - Opto  
PRE LAZ Pro Audio MPA   1                     Preamp  
PRE Lipinski L-609   1                     Preamp  
DYN Lipinski L-629   1                     Comp Tape Em.  
EQ Little Labs VOG   1                     Bass Resonance  
PRE MMT / MISO MMT   1   650 i o       Preamp Classic!
DI MOOKTRONICS PDI 500 VPR 1     275 c         DI w/ cinemag Cinemag!
DI MOOKTRONICS PDI 500 VPR 1     300 j         DI w/ jensen Jensen!
PRE NEVE 1073LB   1       I O         Preamp  
EQ NEVE 1073LBEQ   1       I O           EQ xfrmrs w 1073LB 1073
PRE OSA MP1-A   1                 Preamp Original!
PRE OSA MP1-C   1                 Preamp Fatness!
PRE OSA MP1-L   1                 Preamp Mutant!
PRE OSA MP1-L3   1                 Preamp Big!
RAK OSA Power Rack   11                 EXT Rack - 11 Slots Power!
BOX OSA Track Pack   6                 EXT   Lunchbox 6 Slots Lunchbox!
DYN Pendulum OCL 500   1                   Comp - Optical Pendulum!
DYN Pete's Place BAC-500 VPR 1   1000               Compressor - FET Avenson!
MIX Pete's Place Mark VIII   16                     Console -Summing Cool!
DYN PICO Pico 500   1   650               Compressor - Pico See "FCS"
PRE Prodigy Engineering Bella   1     975               Preamp - Remote  
DYN Purple Action 1 shipping FET 675 pics FET Compressor Nuke!
PRE Purple Biz 1 shipping FET 675 pics Preamp Biz!
MIX Purple Bust   10                     Rak - Router Bust!
OTH Purple Cans 1 shipping FET 500 pics Headphone Amp Cans!
EQ Purple LILPEQr   1                     EQ - Pultec Style Eisen!
SUM Purple Moiyn   1                     Summing Amp 8x2 Sum!
EQ Purple Odd 1 shipping FET 675 pics Inductor EQ Odd!
PRE Purple Pants 1 shipping FET 675 pics Preamp Pants!
RAK Purple Sweet Ten 10 shipping 800 INT pics 10 Space Rack Sweet!
EQ Purple Tav   1                     EQ Inductors!
OTH Radial EXTC   1                     Effects Loop  
DI Radial JDV   1     349 j             DI Jensen!
OTH Radial JDX   1     299               Spkr DI / Emulator 4 x 12!
DYN Radial Komit   1                     Compressor - Komit The Komit!
OTH Radial PhazeQ   1     299               Phase Tool Radial!
PRE Radial PowerPre   1                     Preamp  
OTH Radial Shuttle   1                     Workhorse Routing  
RAK Radial Workhorse   8                     Rak - with Summing Video Here
OTH Radial X-AMP   1                     Reamplifier  
PRE Realios A9031   1                 Preamp Healios!
PRE Realios A9033   1                   Preamp Swettenham!
PRE Roll Music RMS5A7 VPR 1 soon !2AX7 tube pics Tube Preamp Tubule!
EQ S&M EQSM1 VPR 1   550           EQ Musical!
DYN Safe Sound P501 VPR 1                   Compressor  
DYN Safe Sound Stereo Toolbox   2       I O           Compressory MS  
PRE Shadow Hills Mono GAMA   1   995 j o           Preamp Hugeness!
DYN Shadow Hills Optograph   2   1675 j n           Comp - Optical Luminescent!
DYN Shadow Hills Vandergraph   2                     Comp - Stereo  
PRE ShinyBox FE   1                     Preamp  
OTH ShinyBox Guillotine   1                     Filters  
PRE ShinyBox Si   1     500               Preamp Shiny!
PRE Skibbe Electronics Flickinger 736-4 VPR 1                     Preamp Sly!
PRE Sonum H20   1                 Preamp  
PRE Sound Skulptor MP 573   1   625               Preamp Carnhill
EQ Speck ASC-V VPR 1 Shipping IC 869 o specs pics Sweep EQ Speck!
RAK SPL RackPack500   8                     Hybrid Rack Rack
DYN Standard Audio Level-Or 1 399     Limiter Aggressive!
RAK TREE AUDIO Branch   8                     Rak 8 or 11 space custom
EQ TONELUX EQ5P   1                   EQ Tonelux!
PRE TONELUX MP5A   1                   Mic Pre  
DYN TONELUX TX5C   1                   Compressor  
BOX TONELUX V4 Roadster 500   4                     4 Space INT PS  
RAK TONELUX X4 Expander   4                     +4 for V4  
OTH TREE AUDIO MM1   1     295               Meter Module Tree!
PRE TRITON AUDIO D20 FET-500   1                     Preamp - v72 Fet Telefunken
PRE TRITON AUDIO D20 Tube FET-500   1                     Preamp v72 Tube Siemens :-)
PRE True Systems PT2-500   1                     Preamp  
PRE Vintage Design M581 1 825 i o   Preamp Punchy!
PRE Vintage Design M581 MK II   1   825 i o           Preamp  
PRE Vintech VA573   1     I O           Preamp  
PRE VSI L-21   1                   Preamp Extended!
OTH VUSum500 VUSum500   3                     CR Monitoring DIY
OTH XQP 531 VPR 1                     Optical De-Esser BatterSea!
OTH XQP 545 1                     Optical Disruptor Klingons?
OTH You Pretty Duck Filstortion   1                     Filter Distortion Eisen-Miso!


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A note about pricing in the 500 Series Database

LunchBoxHero does not sell products at this time - pricing is for comparisons only. We want the pricing to be fair, but this can be very difficult, especially for a product base that spans multiple countries, currencies and developers - ranging from major audio manufacturers to boutique designers building stuff in their lab.

At this time, product prices listed are Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) in US dollars. Since pricing is very competitive, you would rarely pay this price, but instead would pay the Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) or even lower. To further complicate matters, exchange rates may mean higher prices for some European products sold to the US market because of the current weakness of the US dollar. Finally, for some products there is no difference between the MSRP and the MAP.

So... Please use the listed pricing for comparisons, knowing that even this is not totally accurate. As reliable MAP data becomes available, we will change the column to reflect the MAP for each product. We are in the process of surveying manufacturers to get this information.

For more on this topic check out this link.

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