Channel One

Recording Channel

The Channel One comes with all tools onboard for recording vocals and instruments in the highest sound quality.

Each stage contributes to the concept as the ideal recording front-end for world-class sounds the easy way: intelligent automation ensures both intuitive and fast as well as musical operation for the finest recording results.

Sound On Sound (UK), Paul White
"Until you've tried something that works this well, the words 'smooth' and 'detailed' won't have nearly as much meaning as after playing with the Channel One. If you're wondering where that elusive 'produced' vocal sound is hiding, look no further – it's in here!"

 
1429

1628€ incl. AD 24/192

Recommended Retail Price
including 19% VAT
  • The microphone input features 48V phantom power, phase reverse function and a subsonic filter.
  • The low-impedance Line input has a precise balancing stage for connecting studio equipment.
  • The low-noise, high-impedance instrument input is easily accessible on the front panel.
The renowned SPL De-Esser subtly yet effectively removes offending sibilants by reliably eliminating only the “S” frequencies with its unique phase-cancelling processing technology.

Auto-Threshold ensures constant processing even with varying microphone distances. All you need do is to turn the knob until the sibilants are gone.
The Insert (Send/Return) allows for insertion of external processors like reverb or delay or can be used to record the pure preamplifier signal.
This section is based on SPL’s Double-VCA-Drive® circuitry for outstanding noise and distortion characteristics. The compressor is extremely easy to use via a single knob. But the signal-dependent automation not only allows for set and forget operation, it also grants very muscial results in any situation. Actually it is much more difficult to destroy a recording with wrong compression settings.

The Noise Gate sports an Auto-Release circuit that click-free cleans the vocal track
The Channel One provides a new EQ design especially optimized to process vocals, acoustic and electronic instruments. Low, Mid Hi, and Air-Bands allow for both corrective adjustments and/or effective sound designing processing.

Gadget: a distortion control might be useful sometimes to apply sublte distortions to signals to make them better cut through the mix.
Options include a 24/192 AD Converter and Lundahl I/O transformers.

Frequency response: 10Hz-100kHz (100kHz = -3dB)

Common mode rejection:

1kHz: -80dB
10kHz: -78dB

THD & N (mic preamp) (A-weighted):

20dB: -97,1dBu
40dB: -91,1dBu
65dB: -69,4dBu

THD & N (line/instr. preamp) (A-weighted)

5dB: -99,4dBu
20dB: -97,2dBu
42dB: -79,4dBu

Input impedance: Line: 20 kOhm / Instr.: 1 MOhm

Max. input level: Line: +22dBu / Instr.: +14dBu

Dynamic range: 119dB

Max. output level XLR / Jack: +20dBu

Output impedance: <50 Ohm

Headphone Amplifier Gain (mic input and 0dBu output level)

-20dBu at 25%
-10dBu at 40%
-5dBu at 55%
0dBu at 70%
+5dBu at 75%
+10dBu at 90%
+14dBu at 100%

Power Supply

Toroidal transformer 20 VA
Fuses 315 mA (230 V / 50 Hz)
Fuses 630 mA (115 V / 60 Hz)
Voltage Selector 230V / 115V
Ground Lift switch

Dimensions & Weight

WxHxD: 482x88x210 mm; 19"x3.46"x8.27"
Weight 4.15kg;9.15lbs



0dBu = 0.775V. Subject to change without notice.

 
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