For more than 50 years AMS Neve has represented the pinnacle of professional audio design and engineering. 1961 was a watershed year in technology. It was the year that a human being was first sent into space, and saw the launch of Telstar, the worlds first communications satellite forerunner of the networks that cross the Earth today. It was also the year that British electronics designer Rupert Neve formed the company that still bears his name. From the very beginning, Neve Electronics specialized in the finest professional audio consoles and systems, utilizing Class A designs and high-quality components to produce equipment unmatched in performance in the industry at the time.