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Millennia NSEQ-2 Parametric Equalizer

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Product Code: 9999-13962
Millennia NSEQ-2
$4,144.99
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Millennia NSEQ-2 Parametric Equalizer

The Millennia NSEQ-2 Parametric Equalizer is a truly unique stereo parametric equalizer with unprecedented sonic purity & integrity, featuring two possible paths to equalization perfection with Millennia famous Twin Topology.

Select between an all-triode 300 Volt vacuum tube signal path or an all-discrete J-FET solid state signal path. Both topologies are entirely transformerless, high voltage, pure Class A. And true to Millennia's form, the NSEQ-2 is a minimalist design: only one active stage in the audio path. Choose the NSEQ-2 when you need lots of pure but very musical equalization, but also need lots of flexibility when you have to get it right, now!

A Note About the NSEQ-2's Twin Topology

Push button switch which selects the corresponding channel as a complete vacuum tube EQ or a complete solid state EQ. Not a gimmick, Twin Topology is designed around two world class, musically optimized, all Class-A amplifiers - one amplifier is based on twin triode vacuum tubes, while the other is based upon all discrete J-FET servo amplifiers. Like having two distinctly different equalizers in one chassis. When switch is depressed and LED is illuminated, the channel is operating as a discrete solid state EQ. When the switch is not depressed, the channel is operating as a high voltage vacuum tube EQ. Because of the NSEQ-2's unique shunt design, individual EQ bands will have no detectable sonic signature when they are in circuit as long as the boost/cut controls are set to zero.

Millennia NSEQ-2 Twin Topology Stereo Parametric Equalizer Features

  • Two paths to perfection with Twin Topology
  • Fully parametric stereo EQ with unprecedented sonic purity & integrity
  • Twin Topology means that you can select between an:
    • All triode 300 V vacuum tube signal path or...
    • All discrete J-FET solid state signal path
  • Both topologies are entirely transformerless, high voltage, pure Class A
  • Minimalist design: only one active stage in the audio path
  • Four EQ bands: 20 Hz to 20 kHz center frequency, 0.4 to 4.0 Q
  • Extremely low noise: -106 dBu
  • Constructed for demanding professional applications
  • Ultra-Premium components throughout
  • Gold relays, connectors, switches, tube sockets
  • Silver Teflon power wiring
  • Mogami Neglex OFC audio wiring

Millennia NSEQ-2 Parametric EqualizerOptions

  • Balanced Inputs
  • "Quasi-Mastering" Detented, loggable controls
  • Musically rich vintage vacuum tubes - Call us to find out which NOS valves are currently available.

Special Note

Standard NSEQ-2 line input is unbalanced still using XLR inputs - If you need / want fully balanced inputs, you'll need to select the BALANCED INPUT OPTION when adding the NSEQ-2 to the cart.

Millennia NSEQ-2 Parametric Equalizer Specifications

  • "Q" Range
    • Q = 0.4 to 4.0 Adjustable on middle ranges
    • Q = 1.0 Fixed on low & high ranges
  • Maximum Output Level: > + 28 dBu (VT)
  • Maximum Input Level (EQ Flat): + 28 dBu (VT)
  • Maximum Input Level (EQ Full Boost): + 17 dBu (VT)
  • Frequency Response
    • +0 / -3 dB: sub 2 Hz to beyond 300 kHz
  • Frequency Response, Stereo Deviation: < .15 dB
  • Noise (All EQ Stages In, Controls Flat): -106 dBu (SS), -94 dBu (VT)
  • Maximum Boost (21 Step Detented): +20 dB (+10 dB with range switch in)
  • Maximum Cut (21 Step Detented): -20 dB (-10 dB with range switch in)
  • EQ Frequencies
    • Low Range Switch (Centers - Peak/Shelf Selectable):
      • 20, 34, 56, 100, 180, 270
    • Low Mid Sweep:
      • 20 Hz - 220 Hz or 200 Hz - 2.2 kHz.
      • 10X Range switch selectable.
    • Hi Mid Sweep:
      • 250 Hz - 2.5 kHz or 2.5 kHz - 25 kHz.
      • 10X Range switch selectable.
  • High Range Switch (Centers - Peak/Shelf Selectable): 4.8 k, 5.8 k, 8.0 k, 10 k, 16 k, 21 k
  • THD + Noise
    • 20 Hz - 30 kHz, All EQ Bands Switched In: < .009%, typ < .003 % (VT or SS)
  • Common Mode Rejection Ratio (With Balanced Option)
    • 10 Hz - 20 KHz, 100 mV C.M.: > 60 dB, Typ > 80 dB
  • Slew Rate, +27 dBu Out: > 50 volts per microsecond
  • Main Hard-wire Bypass Switch For Each Channel? Yes
  • Peak/Shelf Selection On High & Low Range? Yes
  • Hard-wire Bypass Switching On Individual EQ Bands? Yes
  • Input Impedance: 25 kilohms
  • Minimum Output Load Impedance: 1 kilohm (VT), 150 ohms (SS)
  • Recommended Load: > 3 kilohms (VT)
  • Output Impedance: < 300 ohms (VT), < 5 ohms (SS)
  • Twin Topology EQ Amplifiers
    • Switch In: Pure Class-A Discrete J-FETs
    • Switch Out: Pure Class-A Triode Tubes
  • Power Consumption: 40 watts maximum
  • Power Requirements
    • Selectable: 100-120, 200-240 V ac, 50/60 Hz
  • Dimensions/Shipping Weight: 19" W x 3.5" H x 12.5", 26 lbs.

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  • 5
    That high end...

    Posted by Adam Straney on Feb 21st 2017

    I have quite a few mastering grade eqs. Nothing touches this in its specialties. Think the master is done? Put this on at the end, and give it a slight bump at 21k for some extra shine. Or a slight bump at 20hz for that lowend. It is also great for subtractive eq with a Q of 4.0 to cut out resonances. Never letting this one go.