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Aphex Channel
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List Price: $1,299.00
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Product Code: 9973

 

Aphex Channel Master Preamp and Input Processor

The Aphex Channel Master Preamp & Input Processor, incorporates seven powerful devices within a compact, single rack space design, including five of Aphex's exclusive patented technologies. Together, the result is the highest possible audio quality, processing power and flexibility available.

Aphex Channel Master Preamp and Input Processor Details

With more and more studios foregoing consoles in favor of recording and mixing in the computer, a clean and versatile front end input stage is indispensable. There are dozens and dozens of channel strips and similar devices to choose from, but none that come close to the Channel by way of sound, features or performance. The legendary Model 230 has been updated and redesigned, adding a host of new features to address a greater number of workflows while retaining the sound, functionality and versatility that has made it one of the most in-demand processors ever for professional audio, live sound, broadcast and post production. The Channel incorporates seven powerful devices within a compact, single rack space design, including five of Aphex??s exclusive patented technologies. Together, the result is the highest possible audio quality, processing power and flexibility available. The elegant front panel is laid out in an intuitive, easy-to-use workflow with effective controls and clear labeling. Building on the foundation of the Model 230, the Channel features an instrument input, dedicated output and gain reduction metering, front panel sample rate and clock source selection, and a reference quality internal clock.

Patented Reflected Plate Amplifier (RPA) Tube Preamp

  • Ultra-wide bandwidth, maximum gain and headroom.
  • Lower operating temperature than conventional tube designs for longer tube life.
  • Each unit is individually tuned at the Aphex factory for unparalleled consistency ?" any two units are a matched pair.

EasyRider Class A Compressor

  • Aphex??s patented Wave Dependent Compressor ?" automatically adjusts attack and release times according to program complexity.
  • No-Knee compression curve circuitry ?" automatically adjusts compression ratio based on program levels.
  • Includes Aphex??s exclusive 1001 Class A VCA, used in the Compellor and Dominator.

Logic Assisted Gate

  • Patented gate technology designed to avoid false triggers, clicks and chattering.

De-Esser

  • Split band universal de-esser designed to maintain presence while dramatically reducing sibilance on any voice.
  • Can also be used to reduce string squeaking on guitars.

Big Bottom

  • Patented technology for deeper and more resonant bass with little or no increase in peak output.

Parametric EQ

  • For the ability to precisely fine tune the all-important midrange between the Big Bottom and Aural Exciter.

Aural Exciter

  • Patented technology for increased presence and clarity with improved detail and intelligibility.

The Channel also offers a post-compressor send and return for inserting additional processing into the chain. For on-air applications, the Channel includes a mute function that responds to a momentary switch connected to its cough switch input.

Whether you??re recording voice or instruments from a mic, taking the direct output from a bass or guitar, broadcasting live on air, or mixing live sound, the Aphex Channel delivers powerful and superb audio. Experience Aphex technology at its best!

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