ART Tube Channel 259: Preamp, Param.EQ, Compressor

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 13, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
The unit being auctioned here has been fully tested and is functioning at 100%. The rack ears are in excellent condition, as are the XLR and 1/4" jacks. The unit is simply in excellent condition.
The Tube Channel is a single-space, tube recording channel featuring individual circuits which include a tube mic preamp, an optical compressor, and a 4-band, tube-based parametric EQ. The Tube Channel follows the strong ART tradition of exceptional quality tube-based products. With the Tube Channel, ART has created a world-class dynamics processing channel designed to accommodate any microphone or instrument going to any digital or analog recording device.
The award-winning, tube-based preamp features over 60dB of gain, +48v phantom power, and a 20dB pad. Independent input and output gain controls are provided. Visual feedback for the amount of tube drive is available via a unique tube character LED array. The optical compressor design is related to ART's critically-acclaimed Pro VLA. The optical compressor features compression and limiting settings, selectable release times, adjustable threshold, and output level controls. Gain reduction is displayed via a 4-segment LED array. The 4-band parametric EQ section provides selectable high and low shelving filters with 2 mid-bands which sweep from 20Hz to 20kHz. The mid-bands overlap
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