We're not trying to be morbid, folks (uhm, yeah we are 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.

 
 

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MANLEY HI-FI

- SLEEPS WITH THE FISHES -
 

Manley SKIPJACK® RCA Switcher

(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

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)

'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)

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)

Purist Preamplifier

(1995 - 2001) R.I.P. (current model is The Jumbo Shrimp RC)

LAB SERIES LINE Preamplifier

(1994 - 1998) R.I.P.

Manley Balanced Coil RIAA phono stage

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

 
 

VTL-BUILT MANLEY HI-FI

- ANCIENT HISTORY ZOMBIES -
 

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

Old Manley Reference Compact 160 Watt 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.

 
 

MANLEY PRO

- GOOD RIDDANCE -
 

All Previous Manley 40dB, 60dB, and Dual Mic Preamp Versions Built from 1989 to 2016

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)
Manley Mono Microphone Preamplifier 1U (2000-2016)
Manley Dual Mono Microphone Preamplifier 1U (2000-2016)

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/EQ 500 COMBO

R.I.P. (1996 - 2009)

Manley ELOP® - Stereo Electro-Optical Limiter

R.I.P. (1991-2016) - Replaced with ELOP+

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)

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 5 Into 1 Purist Mixer

(1992 - 1997) R.I.P.

Manley Rackmount Tube Mixers

(2000 - 2014) R.I.P.

Models included 16x2 LINE, 162 MIC, and 16x2 (8MIC+8LINE) units as well as custom 24 and 32 channel mixers.

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.

Manley Labs ML5 Monitors

(1995 - 1996) R.I.P.

 
 

LANGEVIN

- RETIRED...THANK YOU FOR 20 YEARS OF SERVICE -
 

Langevin CR3A

(1990 - 2001) R.I.P.

Langevin CR2001

(2001 - 2006) R.I.P.

Langevin Studio Headphone Mixer - HP-100

(1995 - 1996) R.I.P.

Replaced by HP-101 6/1996

Langevin Dual Vocal Combo

(1999-2011) 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.

 
 

ANCIENT CONVERTERS

- NO LONGER WITH US -
 

Manley WAVE

(1999 - 2011) R.I.P.

Manley Reference Digital to Analog Converter

(1993 - 2000) R.I.P.

Was replaced by the WAVE.

LAB SERIES Delta Sigma DAC

(1994 - 1999) 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.

 
 

LOST & FORGOTTEN

...WELL, NEARLY FORGOTTEN
 

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!