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Audient ASP800 8 Channel Microphone Preamplifier and ADC with HMX & IRON

$1,650.00 $965.00

Audient ASP800, an 8 channel mic pre-amp with A/D. 2 Retro Channels allow you to roll in either the new HMX Mosfet Drive to add simulated valve warmth to the signal or the Iron Magnetic Drive which processes the signal through a custom designed transformer or add both HMX and Iron to the signal to colour the tone just the way you want it.

Description

ASP800 is an audio powerhouse designed to transform your sessions into world class recordings, making it the perfect addition to your audio interface. ASP800 provides 8 channels of Audient’s renowned console mic preamps, class-leading Burr-Brown converter technology, two JFET D.I’s and two Retro channels with revolutionary tone control. Whether you’re recording drums or simply need more channels, ASP800 is the perfect tool for expanding your existing interface via ADAT. Its flexible and intuitive feature set will transform your current setup into the complete recording rig, perfectly at home recording both acoustic and electronic instruments.

Audient is the only company that use the same Class-A mic pre design throughout its entire product range, whether you’re in the studio with an Audient ASP8024 console or on the road with ASP800, you’re always guaranteed the same world class Audient sound. Developed by design legend David Dearden and optimised over 18 years, Audient mic pre is used by thousands of professional studios around the world. With its versatile nature and smooth tone, the ASP800 will quickly become your ‘go to’ mic pre.

Retro Channels 1 & 2 feature two unique variable harmonic COLOUR controls per channel – HMX & IRON. Designed to emulate tones often associated with 1960’s tube designs and the coveted transformer zing of British audio in the 1970’s, HMX & Iron will add new dimension to your audio by providing warm, sparkly tones. Better still, you can combine them to get anywhere in between!

Features:

  • 8 x World Class Audient Console Mic Pres
  • 2 x Retro Channels with Dual Stage COLOUR Saturation Controls – HMX & IRON
  • 2 x Discrete JFET Instrument Inputs
  • Pristine 118-dB Burr-Brown A-D Converters
  • Balanced Analogue Line Outputs
  • ADAT Output for Expandability
  • Word Clock Input
  • All-Metal Enclosure

This is how it’s being used on a multi-track production.

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