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Aphex Channel - Master Preamp & Input Processor


The Aphex Channel is a single channel class-A tube microphone pre-amp, that includes six different dynamics processors all in a single rack-unit space. The Aphex Channel is based on the popular Aphex Model 230. The Channel maintains the Model 230’s classic sound, whilst adding several new features. These include: the Aphex EasyRider compressor, Noise Gate, De-Esser, Aural Exciter, Parametric EQ and the Big Bottom. Big Bottom increases the warmth and presence of low frequencies without distorting the peek output. The Aphex Channel is perfect for professional and project recording studios, broadcast and live applications.


    • Aphex Channel Features:

      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
      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 1001 Class A Voltage Controlled Attenuator, 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
      Aural Exciter:
      Patented technology for increased presence and clarity with improved detail and intelligibility
      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

      Summary:
      Patented RPA tube preamp
      EasyRider® Class A automatic compressor
      Patented logic-assisted gate
      Universal de-esser
      Patented Aphex Aural Exciter® and Big Bottom® processors
      S/PDIF and AES/EBU digital outputs
    • Aphex Channel Specifications:

      Power Requirements: 90-250 VAC 50-60 Hz 12W
      Dimensions: 19"W x 1.75"H x 8.25" D 1 Rack U (482.6mm x 44.5mm x 209.6mm)
      Depth Behind Front Panel: 7.5” (190.5mm)
      Net Weight: 6 lbs (2.73 kg)
      Shipping Weight: 9 lbs (4.1 kg)
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