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OVERVIEW Makes voices sound bigger than life! The Aphex 230 Master Voice Channel Tube Mic Pre is an indispensable broadcast station tool. Youll find them in the production room, or installed as a permanent on-air feed-through for pumping up voices. The Aphex 230 also makes a powerful and easy-to-use channel for home and project studios with its reflected-plate amplifier tube mic preamp design plus compression, gating, de-esser, parametric EQ, aural exciter, and a bottom booster. FEATURES Reflected-plate amplifier tube mic preamp EasyRider compressor Logic assisted gate Split-band de-esser Aural exciter Parametric EQ Big bottom +4 dBu and -10 dBV outputs 24-bit 96 kHz A/D AES, SPDIF and optical outputs Low jitter word clock output Word clock input SPECIFICATIONS 230 Master Voice Channel Tube Mic Pre MIC INPUT Connector XLR-3F Type Transformerless, NPN active balanced, tube second stage Input Z 2k ohms nominal Maximum Input Level (MIL) 20k ohms 70 dB @ 60 Hz Nominal Preamp Gain 20 to 65 dB Phantom Power +48VDC Pad 20dB EIN -127dBu (Input Shorted) Tube Type 12AT7/ECC81 Dual Triode OUTPUT Connector XLR-3M and 1/4" TRS Phone Jacks Type XLR is Impedance Balanced (may be used unbalanced); TRS is unbalanced Out Z Balanced XLR 66 ohms Out Z Unbalanced XLR 33 ohms; TRS 600 ohms Nominal Level XLR +4dBu; TRS -10dBV Maximum Output Level +25dBu Unloaded; TRS +11dBV COMPRESSOR Attack / Release Program dependent, user variable release baseline Ratio 4:1 Threshold Fixed Knee Medium Hard GATE Attack 0.1 millisecond Hold / Release 300 milliseconds / 400 milliseconds Threshold Variable -50 to +20dB Depth Variable, 1 to 58dB DE-ESSER Attack 0.1 millisecond Release 100 milliseconds Threshold Variable -20 to +20dB Ratio 5:1 Active Band 4 kHz to 20kHz Linkwitz-Riley 24 db/octave crossover INSERT Connector type - Send 1/4" TRS Phone Jack, Balanced Connector type - Return 1/4" TRS Phone Jack, Balanced Nominal Operating Level 0 dBu Point of Insertion Between dynamics processing and equalizers BIG BOTTOM Frequency 50 Hz to 280 Hz Tune Off to +12dB PARAMETRIC EQ Frequency Tune 240 Hz to 8 kHz Peak / Dip ±12dB Q Range 0.5 to 5 AURAL EXCITER Frequency Tune 500 Hz to 5kHz Mix Off to +12dB ANALOG AUDIO Freq Response (Flat) 18 Hz to 24kHz ±1dB DIGITAL AUDIO Internal Sample Rates 44.1KHz, 48KHz, 88.2KHz, 96KHz External Sample Rates Automatically syncs to any word clock between 32KHz and 96KHz Resolution 24 bits Word Clock Output BNC Jack, 75 Ohms, 5Vp-p Dynamic Range Digital dynamic range greater than analog front end Noise Dither Dithered by analog preamp noise floor. Equivalent to 16-bit digital audio dither. Level Equivalency -20dBFS Digital = +4dBu Analog OTHER 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)

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Not satisfied with vocals , suggestions

...at 2:00 on. Flipping to hear only a specific 10k area. What is that in real life? My rack MEQ 230 cannot isolate like that. What they did simulates the condition.

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