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We're not trying to be morbid folks. (uhm, yeah we were actually) We just thought you might want to pay your last respects to some of the gear we just don't make like we used to....in fact, we just don't make them anymore at all. These are a few pieces we've retired from production to make room for all the exciting new gear we have in the works. For a sneak preview of what's to come, check out the NEWS.

Please, welcome to our graveyard. Pull up a cadaver:

Sleeps with the fishes... Manley HIFI gear | Ancient history zombies: VTL-built Manley HIFI Gear
Good riddance... Manley PRO Gear
Retired. Thank you for 20 years' good service... all Langevin Gear
Manley Digital Converters no longer with us 
Need to exhume: Lost and forgotten - the UNdead?


Manley SKIPJACK®

(2004 - 2011) - R.I.P.



Manley Stingray Integrated Amplifier

(1997 - 2009) - R.I.P. Replaced by Stingray iTube and Stingray II models in September 2009


Manley SHRIMP Preamplifier

(2002 - 2008) R.I.P. - Replaced by JUMBO SHRIMP model with REMORA REMOTE in November 2008


Manley Neo-Classic 300B Preamplifier - (2001 - 2008) R.I.P.

Replaced by Manley Neo-Classic 300B RC Preamplifier Version with REMORA REMOTE in November 2008


Manley 300B Preamplifier - (1996 - 2001) R.I.P.

Replaced by Manley Neo-Classic 300B RC Preamplifier Version with REMORA REMOTE in November 2008


Manley STEELHEAD Preamplifier

Versions 1, 1.5, and 2 (2001 - 2008) R.I.P.
Replaced by Manley Steelhead RC version with REMORA REMOTE in November 2008


100/100 Integrated Amplifier

(1996-2003) R.I.P.


Stereo 100/100 GY50

(1993-1995) R.I.P.


35 Watt Monoblock (1993 - 1995) R.I.P.
50 Watt Monoblock (1995 - 2003) R.I.P.

(replaced January 2003 with cute little MAHI's)
Manley 35W model was pretty much the same thing in a different chassis (1993-1995) R.I.P.


120 Watt Monoblock

(1996-2001) R.I.P. (replaced January 2002 with neat new SNAPPER)


SEPP 300B Compact version
'COMPACT' SE/PP 300B

(1995-1997) R.I.P. (replaced with 'Retro' SE/PP 300B)
Later replaced by in 2001 with Neo-Classic SE/PP 300B)


'RETRO' SE/PP 300B

(1995 - 2000) R.I.P. (replaced in 2001 with Neo-Classic SE/PP 300B)


Manley 150 / 75 SE / PP 807 Monoblocks

(1996 - 1998) R.I.P.


LAB SERIES STEREO 75+75

and also super-rare 1993 Spanish-built "DCM" amps! (1994 - 1998) R.I.P.


LAB SERIES 100 watt monoblocks

(1994 - 1998) R.I.P.


"OPEN SERIES" OR "EURO" MANLEY 175 OR TRI/TET 200/100

electrically similar to Manley 100/200 (1993 - 1995) R.I.P.


Studio chassis 240 and 440 watt Amplifiers

(1994 - 2004) R.I.P. - We're done with these chassis so you'll have to buy the pretty Neo-Classic versions for your studio now


OLD CHASSIS "Reference" 240 or 250 Monoblock

(1994 - 1997) Reference 240/100 Monoblock R.I.P. - (1997 - 1999) Reference 250/100 Monoblock R.I.P.
(replaced with Neo-Classic 250 January 2000)


OLD CHASSIS "Reference" 240 or 250 Monoblock

OLDER "Reference" 440w Monoblock (1994 - 1996) R.I.P. - OLDER "Reference" 500w Monoblock (1996 - 2002) R.I.P.
(replaced with Neo-Classic 500 W MONOBLOCK)


Manley Direct Input 50/50 Stereo Integrated Amplifier

(1994 - 1995) R.I.P.


Purist preamplifier

(1995 - 2001) R.I.P. (replaced in 2002 with The Shrimp)


Control Master aka Mastering Room Preamp

(1992 - 2000) R.I.P.


Manley Reference Preamplifier

Manley Reference LINE Preamplifier (1994 - 2000) R.I.P. - Manley Reference PHONO Preamplifier (1994 - 1998) R.I.P.


LAB SERIES LINE Preamplifier

(1994 - 1998) R.I.P.


LAB SERIES RIAA PHONO STAGE Preamplifier

(1994 - 1998) R.I.P.


Manley Balanced Coil RIAA phono stage

(1994 - 1997) R.I.P. - only 8 units built (big seller!)


Manley Reference Preamplifier (built at VTL)

(1988 - 1993) R.I.P.


Old Manley Tiny Triode 25

25 built at VTL factory (1991 - 1993) R.I.P. - Predecessor to Manley 50W Mono


Rare Manley Tiny Triode 25

built at the Spanish factory experiment (1993) R.I.P. - Predecessor to Manley 50W Mono


Limited Edition 10th Anniversary Stereo 60 Triode Integrated KT90 Amplifier

built at VTL factory in 1992 R.I.P.


Old Manley Reference Compact 160watt monoblocks

(early units were called Reference Compact 150's) - built at VTL factory (1988 - 1993) R.I.P.


Old Manley Reference 150W

built at VTL factory (1988 - 1993) R.I.P.


Old Manley 100/200W

built at VTL factory (1988 - 1993) R.I.P.


Old Manley 350W

built at VTL factory (1988 - 1993) R.I.P.


Old Manley 500W or 600W or Ichiban

built at VTL factory (1988 - 1993) R.I.P.







All Previous Manley 40dB, 60dB, and Dual Mic Preamp Versions Built from 1989 to 2000

Vintage VTL-built Manley Reference Microphone Preamplifier 1U (1989-1992)
Vintage VTL-built Manley 40dB Microphone Preamplifier 1U (1990-1993)
Vintage VTL-built Manley Dual Mono Microphone Preamplifier 1U (1990-1993)
Manley 60dB Microphone Preamplifier 1 1/2U (1993-1995)
Manley 40dB Microphone Preamplifier 1U (1993-2000)
Manley Dual Mono Microphone Preamplifier 1U (1993-2000)


Mastering Version Manley EQP1A Pultec EQ R.I.P. (1993 - 2009)

Mastering Version Manley MID Pultec EQ R.I.P. (1996 - 2009)

The Manley Enhanced Pultec EQ and MID FREQUENCY EQ's were also available with detented, logable BOOST & CUT control-switches precisely calibrated to 0.5 dB steps or as required.

On the Manley Mastering Pultecs, the switches were built as 11 x 0.5dB steps for max range of 5.5dB on each control. The BANDWIDTH control was also built as 11 steps on a switch instead of a pot.

As of 10/2009 we no longer offer Mastering Versions of the Manley MID or EQP1A Equalizers.

We do not offer our Stereo Unit as a Mastering version, and no, we will not convert a "normal" version unit to a Mastering one.

If you have a good picture of one of these, please email it to EveAnna Manley.


Manley MIC/EQ500 COMBO

R.I.P. (1996 - 2009)


Manley All Tube Tape Replay Preamplifier

R.I.P. (1990 - 2005)


Manley All Tube High Frequency (De-ess) Limiter

1 1/2 U version built (1992 - 1994) - 1 U version pictured above built (1995 - 1998) - Rare Mastering Versions (1997)








The earliest Manley Variable Mu® mono units:

Manley Limiter Compressor Amplifier
1 1/2 RU version built (1992 - 1994)

Manley 10dB Limiter Compressor Monoblock
1 RU version built (1995 - 1997)


Manley EQ 500 All Tube Differential Equalizer

very rare: only two units built in 1997 - See MIC/EQ 500 COMBO


Manley Custom Meter Bridge

Built at VTL for Manley's ViTaL Studio 1991 - PPM - VU meter cards

Check out our Mastering Equipment


Manley Baby Tube Cardioid Microphone - (1991 - 1998) R.I.P.

Manley STARBIRD® Microphone Boom Stand - (1991 - 2010) R.I.P.

Manley 5 Into 1 Purist Mixer - (1992 - 1997) R.I.P.


Manley Labs ML10 (1991 - 1994) R.I.P.
and ML10A Monitor (1995 - 1998) R.I.P.

We still make the ML10 cabinets and crossovers if you have the drivers. Find out more here.


Manley Labs ML5 Monitors - (1995 - 1996) R.I.P.

Langevin CR3A - (1990 - 2001) R.I.P.


Langevin CR2001 - (2001 - 2006) R.I.P.


Langevin CR2001 - (2001 - 2006) R.I.P.


Langevin HP-100 - (1995-1996)

Replaced by HP-101 6/1996


Langevin Dual Mono Mic Preamp With EQ - (1993-2011) R.I.P.


Langevin All-Discrete Pultec EQP-1A - (1993-2011) R.I.P.


Langevin ELOP - Stereo Electro-Optical Limiter - (1993-2011) R.I.P.


Langevin Dual Vocal Combo - (1999-2011) R.I.P.


Langevin Mini Massive Stereo EQ - (2006-2011) R.I.P.

Langevin Preamplifier (the first red ones were built at VTL)

Both LINE and PHONO versions were produced
The red faceplate units were built at VTL 1992 - 1993
The black faceplate units were built at Manley Labs 1993 - 1995 R.I.P.


Langevin Digital to Analog Converter - (1993 - 2000) R.I.P.



Manley WAVE - (1999 - 2011) R.I.P.

New DAC+Preamp coming in 2012.

Manley Reference Digital to Analog Converter - (1993 - 2000) R.I.P.

Was replaced by the WAVE.


Manley Junior Digital to Analog Converter - (1993 - 2000) R.I.P.


LAB SERIES Delta Sigma DAC - (1994 - 1999) R.I.P.


Manley Dual-Mono ULTRAANALOG 20 Bit A To D Converter - (1991 - 1997) R.I.P.


Digital Option DAC/ADC for MANLEY SLAM! - R.I.P. (2002 - 2009)

We killed off the digital version because we just weren't selling enough to justify keeping them in production. Sorry.


Manley Custom Scully - Neumann Lathe System - Built in 1991







If you have better photos, please send them to EveAnna

Manley Custom Pultec channels, custom monitor section, and cue sends for an old black-faced Neve console - Built in 1994









Manley Custom Pultec Preamplifier:
8 x Balanced Inputs, Input and Output level volume, left/right gain trims (Variable Feedback), VU Meters with switchable pre or post EQ feeds. Balanced and unbalanced outputs, unbuffered Record Output via 1/4" jacks. - Built in 1998



Do you have a rare Manley corpse that isn't shown here?

Email EveAnna your photos and she'll dig a grave and install a headstone for it in the Mausoleum.

We need mug shots of:

Mastering Version Manley EQP1A Pultec EQ (1993 - 2009)
Mastering Version Manley MID Pultec EQ (1996 - 2009)
Vintage VTL-built Manley High Frequency De-Ess Limiter 1 1/2U chassis (1992-1994)
Vintage VTL-built Manley Ichiban with Paduk wooden sides (1989-1993) - (we need a better photo)
Vintage VTL-built Manley 1000Watt Monoblock (1989-1990) - (maybe only one pair exists? where is it now?)
Vintage VTL-built Manley 90 Watt 300B Monoblock Amplifier using 4 X 300B (1992?)
Langevin 150 watt solid state amplifier built at Manley Labs (1993-1994)

Or if you have a better photo of an old dead beast than what we have pictured here or if you have some rare Manley thing we forgot about, send it along!