Neve PSM 12x2


I'd gotten an offer to buy an old piece of gear off from a estate sale. It is a Neve PSM 12x2.
Can any of you tell me about this board and what kind of Pre does it has. The guy bought the whole lot know nothing about audio and neither do I ...that much about Neve stuff.

He asking for $1k for this tiny board. Any suggestion how much it should cost. The thing look like it in good condition.



Here is what you do. Buy the Neve PSM board which I believe stands for Portable Sound Mixer and was intended for breadcast use. In anycase, purchase the board for $1000 and sell it to me for $1100. We all win. You give the guy a grand and you make an amazing $100.

Actually Julian, i've looked around for those and and seen them for over $12,000. It'd be cool to run the outs/stems of your PT through PSM for that nice fuzzy feeling. I mean the eq alone are worth it. Plus it looks way cool.

I'll borrow it from you for a week and put it through some tests. Then i'll skip town!
Take care.


Todd Farone

Jul 27, 2001
Steal that thing...before your buddy figures out it's worth 12-14k. Well, that's what I've noticed they're going for depending on condition... I think I'm going to puke! :)


Well-Known Member
Nov 13, 2001
That sounds like it might be a very nice find.

If it is anything like a BCM10 ... you will be very happy.


Nov 16, 2001
It's more like a mini-Melbourn than a BCM-10. Its mini-ness is at the cost of a full-featured equalizer--it has only a 2 band eq. It's preamps are probably similar to those in a class-AB 33114 or similar broadcast module.

If you'd like to know the whole story, I'd suggest a "Dear Mr. Tanner" letter to Geoff Tanner of [=""]Phoenix Audio[/] He's usually quite generous with his considerable knowledge on the subject of Neve consoles. He might also be able to give you an idea of how much it'd cost to modify it for direct outputs, etc (if that's possible or desired)

And finally, If it's really $1000, and you can get it... . . then I hate you. :D

-dave G


thank you so much for your advice,
I went out and got the Neve mixer. I just figure as long as it is Neve, It should be good for something (amateur talk).
the guy took my $1000 as if he just sucker me into buying something I could get better at Circuit city.

Dave Honey

Hi JT916!

Look, dude, deep inside you probably know you've been taken advantage of. You're obviously in denial, telling yourself what a prize you got. But I'm a sympathetic guy, and I feel your pain. I'll reimburse you the thousand bucks—just send that clunker to me, don't think nothing of it. No need to thank me, that's what friends is for!

Dave H.