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1980s Howe 7500 analog broadcast audio stereo radio mixer console HoweTech

Estimated price for orientation: 600 $

Category: Live and Studio Mixers

Brand: Howe Analog/Digital: Analog
Powered/Non-Powered: Powered Number of Channels: 8
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States Number of Buses: 2
MPN: Does Not Apply UPC: Does not apply

This is a ca. 1980s Howe 7500 series broadcast console, a huge, heavy beast made in Colorado (I think) that has a legion of engineering fans. It's a retirement from a Western US broadcast facility. It's in very good shape, powers up, and runs quietly. I can't speak for the performance of every single channel, every patch, every input, etc.
There are a few label remnants, fingerprint smudges, tape markings, etc. here and there. Some of the channel assign pushbuttons on the lower portion of the face are "pushed in" too far; it seems the mounting frame of these buttons could be tightened and brought up flush to the inside of the face panel.
A 7080 power supply unit is included, in good condition. The timers on either end of the console face each have their own power transformer/AC cord attached. The 7080 connects through a Cinch-type umbilical cable (attached inside the console).
There is no manual included, and you may need familiarity with Howe Audio products to determine what amplifier boards/features are installed on this particular unit. Keep in mind this is a used complex piece of electronics and may need wiring examined, cleaning, etc. to ensure full original functionality.
The console weighs about 55 lbs. and measures about 33 x 24 x 11" high. the box will be very large and likely too much so to travel to most international destinations unless you use eBay's Global shipping program.