Thermionic Culture Kite EQ

Stereo Valve equalizer with Attitude
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The Kite Two Channel Valve Equilizer with Attitude

The Thermionic Culture Kite Valve Stereo EQ is an all valve stereo Equalizer with Attitude. “We’ve had many requests for a version of our Fat Bustard without the summing facility, keeping the Attitude, eq, and of course the big fat sound. So The Kite was born.” – Vic Keary, M.D. & designer.

Controls include:

  • HPF, Bass Cut and Lift, Top Shelf (a kind of Presence), Air and Attitude.
  • All are indented pots for easy recll.
  • The Kite has “semi floating” inputs and unbalanced outputs.
  • A transformer balanced version in PURPLE will be available soon.

Features include:

  • All controls are stereo except O/P TRIM and are indented for easy recall;'
  • HPF (High Pass Filter) operates at 20 & 40Hz with a 12dB/octave curve;
  • BASS BOOST and BASS CUT both have 2 selectable operating frequencies,
    which can be used together for a Mid Cut effect;
  • TOP SHELF is a broad Mid/Top Lift, a little like a Presence control. Also has 2 frequencies.
  • AIR boosts the higher Top and will give an amazing clear yet warm sound, only available with out valve products;
  • ATTITUDE is our own switch that adds those special 2nd harmonics only possible with valves! ;
  • OUTPUT TRIM - Separate controls to adjust finely the 2 channels, also -6dB switches;
  • XLR connectors, "semi floating" inputs and unbalanced outputs are employed;
  • A transformer balanced version is available to order, in Purple.
More Information
Manufacturer Thermionic Culture
Condition New
Model Swift
Type Distortion, Equalizer
Features Tube
Form Factor 2 RU
Effect/Enhancement Parametric Equalization
Number of Channels 2
Connectivity XLR
Bundled No
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