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which summing mixer for 500 series Mixers (Analog)
Old 7th September 2007
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which summing mixer for 500 series

i`m thinking about mixing 10 channels from DAW ( some main tracks-vocals , drums , guitars and stereo track with rest of mix) through Brent Averil ` 11 lunchbox using only eq`s (API and AVEDIS).
Considering using 10 tracks i`ll need line mixer with 16 ins...it could be great to have also master/monitor section so which one you recommand ? Or maybe there exists another similar solution ? As we know 500 series isn`t too expensive so don`t talk about new API or Chandler mixers
Old 8th September 2007
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You could bus your channels out to your API EQs and then go into a RMS Folcrom. That way you could try different pres for make up gain.

Mercenary Audio - Roll Music Systems 216 Folcrom 16 Channel Passive Summing Box
Old 8th September 2007
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I hooked up some Avedis E27's to the Speck XtraMix--sound was great! Something about the transformers in the E27's and the clean, hi-fi sound of the XtraMix that were very complimentry. Big and Rich.

Highly recommended

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Old 8th September 2007
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Just thought I'd point out that even if its all eqs you're buying, you might want to consider buying a rack that has a power supply which provides 48V phantom power. Some eq modules may require phantom power, but I don't know which ones, in fact, I don't think anyone does. I bought an EM-PEQ and a BAE rack 8 weeks ago and still haven't even heard the EM-PEQ.

Also, I'd choose a mixer with gain control for each channel and that has more than 8 channels. Aux sends, busses, mute, solo and pan are all things that you'll be glad you have.
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