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Project Recording and Mixing Console

The API Audio The Box II is a Project Recording and Mixing Console with a 8 Input channels with microphone preamps, 8 x 500 module module bays (one per input...

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PRODUCT COMPARISON

Name Trident Audio Series 68 Console 16Tube-Tech SSA 2BAPI Audio The Box IIChandler Limited TG Serie Mini Rack MixerAudient ASP 8024-24 HE DLCTrident Audio Series 68 Console 24Audient ASP 4816Alesis Multimix 4USBD&R WebstationD&R Airence USB Expansion Unit
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Description Analog 16-channel / 8-bus recording consoleStereo Summing AmplifierProject Recording and Mixing ConsoleRack MixerAnalogue Recording MixerAnalog 24-channel / 8 bus recording consoleRecording Mixer4-Channel Mixer6-Channel Triple Input Radio On-Air MixerBroadcast Console
Modular design throughoutAll input channels and subgroups are individual boards incl. faders in groups of 8----All input channels as well as subgroups are single boards incl. faders in groups of 8, separate separate master channel----
Microphone preamplifier65 dB Gain----65 dB Gain, balanced inputs, balanced inserts with bypass, phase reversal switch, mic/line switch and phantom power switch----
Master sectionMain + Alt monitor switches, Mute, Dim & Mono switches----Main + Alt Monitor switch, Mute, Dim & Mono switch, 8 sub-groups, 2x 2-track return, 1x stereo AUX, 8x stereo FX return, line input 3.5 mm balanced mini jack, talkback function, insert return----
Line input3.5 mm Mini jack, balanced-Max. +28 dBu (+34 dBu w / PAD)-------
Dimensions (W x H x D)84.75 x 31.22 x 73.02 cm-82.5 x 67 x 33.5 cm--110.15 x 31.22 x 73.02 cm----
Number Of Microphone Inputs16080242416226
Phantom power
Tone Control
AudiointerfaceUSBUSB 2.0USB
Number of Input Channels-208162464484126
Amount of Lines In (Mono/Stereo)-4/8816/824-32/42/10/66
Number Of Aux Send/Return-03014-6001
Weight--40.8 kg-200 kg--0.9 kg--

Description

The API Audio The Box II is a Project Recording and Mixing Console with a 8 Input channels with microphone preamps, 8 x 500 module module bays (one per input channel), Direct Out on each input channel, Integrated stereo bus compressor assignable to the program bus or input channel 1-4, Instrument input to channel 1-4, 0dB bypass switch for each sum channel, 4-Segment LED meter on each summing channel, Two VU meters, Stereo program bus with masterfader, Insert and external input, 2 x Stereo and 2 x mono aux-sends / bus, Stereo cue send / bus as well as headphone system, PFL, AFL and solo-in-place mode with stereo solo bus, Monitor section supports two monitor systems, Talkback, Balanced inputs and outputs & Integrated power supply. The retail price is 16122.5 £.

Specifications

Sum channels16 (24 during the mix)
Line inputMax. +28 dBu (+34 dBu w / PAD)
Microphone input+30 dB to +65 dB (+10 dB to +45 dB w / PAD)
Instrument input+11 dB to +46 dB
Pad20 dB microphone, -6 dB line
Direct OutMax. +28 dBu, 20 Hz to 50 kHz + 0 / -0.5 dB
OutputMax. +28 dBu, signal to noise ratio max. -118 dB, 20 Hz to 50 kHz +/- 0.5 dB
Dimensions (W x H x D)82.5 x 67 x 33.5 cm
Weight40.8 kg
Number of Input Channels8
Number Of Microphone Inputs8
Amount of Lines In (Mono/Stereo)8
Number Of Aux Send/Return3
Phantom powerYes
Tone ControlYes
AudiointerfaceNo

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