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Lavry 4496-18 2-Channel Mic Pre

4496-18

Lavry

  • £1,749.00
Usually shipped within 2-3 working days

The 4496-18 is the 2-Channel MicPre configuration of the LavryBlue System.

The LavryBlue System is a modular design which allows the end user to populate the 1U 19" chassis with stereo modules that provide a variety of functions. Each unit may hold up to 4 channels of microphone preamplification, up to 8 channels of analogue to digital conversion (ADC) or 8 channels of digital to analogue conversion (DAC); or a combination of these functions. Each module has two channels and fills either 1 or 2 of the 4 available module slots in the chassis. Basic systems can be ordered with a minimum of one stereo module, allowing user installation of additional modules at a later date.

MODULES AVAILABLE FOR THE 4496 CHASSIS:

  • LavryBlue M-AD 824: a 2-channel ADC module requiring 1 module slot.
  • LavryBlue M-DA 824: a 2-channel DAC module requiring 1 module slot.
  • LavryBlue MicPre Module: a 2-channel microphone preamplification module requiring 2 module slots.

In addition to these modules, any chassis which includes any ADC channels will also include a LavryBlue M-Sync.

This multichannel clock synchronisation module features ultra-stable crystal-referenced internal or external sync operation at 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz. Wide lock mode is available for non-standard sample rates or vari-speed operation.

One M∙SYNC is required to provide clocking and synchronisation for all M∙AD824 AD converter modules contained in the same 4496 chassis; This module also provides Word Clock out to sync other units and allow multiple racks of LavryBlue to function as one system.

ADVANTAGES OF THE MODULAR DESIGN:

  • Ideal for multi-channel systems.
  • Independent operation of the AD and DA converter clocking. Each M∙DA824 stereo DA converter module clocks from the incoming digital audio steam. This allows recording and playback at different sample rates with devices that are not synchronised; for example- record to a DAW at 96kHz while playing back a CD from a stand-alone CD player. Multiple M∙DA’s can also operate either independently for playback of unsynchronised sources at different sample rates, or sample-accurately in multi-channel systems.
  • Minimal systems can contain one AD, one DA, or one of each for stereo applications. Another popular configuration is one AD and two DA modules for “looping” a signal out of a DAW and monitoring the re-encoded signal; as in Mastering systems with analogue and digital processing.
  • Microphone preamplifiers can be used independently of the converters, or with analogue processing inserted between the MicPre and AD input.
  • Digital AES/XLR inputs and outputs are compatible with most SPDIF/RCA I/O using simple adapters or adapter cables.  
  • Field expandability allows the system to grow as your needs change or budget allows.

KEY FEATURES

  • 2 channels of professional micpre
  • Impedance matching for Condenser, Dynamic, and Ribbon mic’s
  • Super-low noise and distortion over a wide input and gain range
  • Transformerless electronically balanced inputs and outputs provide sonic transparency with excellent channel matching.

SUITABLE FOR

  • Tracking
  • Location Recording
  • Overdubs
  • Broadcast
  • Live/Location Sound
  • Post Production

SPECIFICATION: 

  • The 4496 Chassis is a standard 1U 19”rack unit.
  • Input Voltage-
    • “Universal” input accepts inputs of 90-264VAC, 47-63Hz, Internally fused 2.5A
  • Current Consumption @120VAC-
    • Steady-state: Typically less than 0.5A (Varies with configuration/number of modules).
    • Steady-state Maximum: 1A
  • Dimensions:
    • 19” wide x 11.5”deep x 1.75” high (Enclosure minus clearance for switches and connectors measures 10.5” deep)
  • Approximate Weight-
    • ~ 9 lbs (Varies with configuration/number of modules).
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    Manufacturer: Lavry


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