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1290 Module Building Guide

1290 is a microphone preamp based on a famous vintage british design. It offers the same sonic character that is sought after by many audio engineers. RackNeve 1290 module is an affordable and compact design that allows to pack up to four 1290 preamps into 1 rack unit space.

You can find all the steps below and in the menu at the left side of the page.

PLEASE NOTE: complete building Guide will be available after purchasing of 1290 module PCB set.

Here is the rough estimate of costs of the 1290 module:

Electronic parts (Mouser, US pricing) 100$
Switches and audio transformers 124$
Knobs 22$
Front panel, PCBs, mounting brackets 20$
TOTAL (shipping not included): 266$

Approximate build time - 8 hours.

Complete 1290 Bill of Materials here.

GroupDIY support thread here.