Manley Slam Stereo Limiter and Mic Preamp

6,492.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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1 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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Product Ref: 75879

  • Dual-Channel Tube Microphone Preamplifier
  • Electro-Optical and FET-Based Brick-Wall Limiter
  • Excellent VU Metering
  • Flexible I/O

Manley Slam Stereo Limiter and Mic Preamp

The Manley Slam Stereo Limiter and Mic Preamp is a professional, dual channel microphone preamp paired with an ELOP circuit and brickwall limiters to provide you with access to fundamental control of your audio. The Slam offers a high degree of visual feedback, utilising LED ladder peak meters to complement the excellent VU meters, overall allowing for effortless use whilst monitoring and mastering your audio.

Product Ref: 75879

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Dual Tube Mic Preamplifiers

The Manley Slam Stereo Limiter and Mic Preamp features two channels equipped with tube microphone preamplifiers with switchable phantom power and phase reverse. The tube circuit used in the Slam also allows up to 60dB of gain, with a further 20dB available in the limiter, ideal for use with low output microphones. The Slam also features two different and distinct limiters which can be used simultaneously or separately on each channel.

Advanced Visual Feedback

The Slam allows you to meter raw input levels, ELOP limiter gain reduction, and final output levels with the dual, backlit VU meters. The VUs also utilise switchable pads at 0, -3dB and -6dB so that you can prevent clipping whilst mastering your audio. For even more visual feedback, the Slam features LED ladder peak meters so that you can monitor FET gain reductions, input levels, and output levels. The LED meters do Peak, Peak Hold timed, and Peak Hold until reset.

Integrated Electro-Optical Circuit

The Manley Slam Stereo Limiter and Mic Preamp also integrates the electro-optical circuit, found on the Manley ELOP. This features a convenient sidechain high-pass filter. The ELOP is equipped with 2 simple rotary controls to provide easy access to the control you need. The on-board FET-based brickwall limiter allows you to use both limiters at the same time to get as much of each effect as you like.


  • Dual-channel tube microphone preamplifier
  • Electro-optical and FET-based brick-wall limiter
  • Excellent VU metering
  • Flexible I/O


  • Preamp Type: Tube
  • Input Tubes: 2 x 12AT7A NOS GE specially selected by Manley Labs for lo-noise and stable bias
  • Output Tubes: 2 x 6414W NOS USA dual triodes
  • Number of Channels: 2
  • Frequency Response: 5Hz-60kHz
  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • Compressor Ratio: FET Limiter: Better Than 20:1; ELOP Limiter: 10:1
  • Analog Inputs: 2 x Combo (XLR/TRS), 1 x 1/4" (Hi-Z)
  • Analog Outputs: 1 x XLR, 1 x 1/4", 1 x 1/4" (DAC Out)
  • I/O: MANLEY transformer coupled Balanced Inputs and Outputs
  • Gain: 20dB max Limiter Gain
  • FET Limiter: Attack: approx. 100μS; Release: 10mS to 2Sec; Ratio: better than 20:1
  • ELOP Limiter: Attack: approx. 10mS for 6dB GR; Release: 2.5 Sec; Ratio: 10:1
  • Frequency Response: 5Hz to 60KHz
  • Maximum Output: +32dBm, +30dBm (into 1KΩ load)
  • Dynamic Range: 115dB typical
  • Output Impedance: 200Ω
  • Power Consumption
    • 0.480 Amps (480 milliamps = 480mA) @ 120V = 57.6 Watts
    • 0.240 Amps (240 milliamps = 240mA) @ 240V = 57.6 Watts
  • Outboard Power Supply: Factory set for 100V, 120V or 220-240VAC operation for original destination country's mains voltage.
  • Operating Mains Voltage: Changeable with power transformer re-wiring via switch and fuse value change.
  • Mains Voltage Frequency: 50 60Hz
  • Shipping Weight: 25 lbs.
  • Rackmount Spaces: 2U
  • Height: 3.5"
  • Depth: 12"
  • Width: 19"
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