SSL 500-Series 611 EQ

1-channel EQ

  • 500 series
  • SSL 4000 E Series circuit
  • "Black-242" and "Brown-02" twin EQ design
  • Versatile 4 Band Channel EQ
  • Bell curve option for HF and LF
  • Fully parametric LMF and HMF with Q
  • Is based on the classic 611E Console Channel Strip
  • Construction: API Series 500 format
  • Requires a 500 slot
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Further Information

Pre-Amp No
48 V Phantom power No
compressor No
limiter No
equalizer Yes
De-Esser No
other processors No
Rack/Frame No
supplies No

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Great RC EQ
crimsalabim, 27.06.2017
As I've never written a gear review and Thomann ask me to be the first to review the EQ I put in a little effort and lined up all my outboard EQs for a shootout.
I've compared it to to other RC EQs (Great River 32EQ) and my TAC Scorpion desk EQ.
Furthermore I had some LC EQs lined up (Neve 33115, Siemens W295b & AML EZ1073).
The SSL doesn't have the sweet top end of a Neve or W295b but of all EQs in this test it's the best one to bring up an instrument in a dense mix. Inductor EQs always seem to take up a little more space (sonically) and sound better on solo instruments but the SSL can add definition and "grip" to any signal.
It's a little less hi-fi than the Great River but out of the six EQs tested it's the best tool for clarity if that's what's required.
The pots are tiny but that's unavoidable for a 500 series EQ with these features crammed in.
Great tool - I might buy some more units in the future.
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Great EQ!
Chiren, 04.05.2020
I really love this EQ. I have a lot of instruments in my music. With plugins it's hard to give each instrument it's own space. With the 611 it's easy! And much faster. Together with my SSL Bus compressor and Fusion, I have that great SSL sound on my mixes.
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