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"Lunchbox" format?
Old 22nd February 2012
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"Lunchbox" format?


So, apart from the 500 series, the SSL X-rack, the Audient Black series, what other kind of "lunchbox" format do you know?

By the way, I read on some other tread that Audient Black series have been discontinued. Yet, they are still on Audient's website. So, discontinued or not?


Last edited by Higure; 22nd February 2012 at 11:10 AM.. Reason: added one more question
Old 22nd February 2012
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Ruper Neve Design

Those both came into my mind.
Old 22nd February 2012
...and the 51x Alliance DIY Option
Old 22nd February 2012
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Tonelux vrack
SPL rackpack

The Neve 10-series system that e.g Brent Averill has both rack & modules for
Old 22nd February 2012
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Old 22nd February 2012
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DBX used to have their 900 series that Aphex also produced modules for.
Old 23rd February 2012
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DBX 900 Series


Millenia Media

Buzz Audio A Rack System

Chandler Mini-Rack System

Tubetech RM8

Rupert Neve Designs Frame Kit

Audient Black Series

GroupDIY 51X

SSL x-Logic X Rack

API 200



SUMMIT AUDIO (quite rare)


Allison Research (gain Brains etc)

Chandler ("Toolbox" - I think it was prototype or limited run)

Focusrite ISA Modular

Rupert Neve Design

GroupDIY 51X (lunchbox compatible but modified format)

Radial (lunchbox compatible but modifed format)

Old 23rd February 2012

Sent from my GT-S5830B using
Old 23rd February 2012
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Old 3rd March 2012
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Danner format... fits:

EMT 256II, 261, 258, 260
WSW eqs and compressors
Barth u111 and u311 compressors
NEUMANN EQm Preamps and compressors
NTP Premaps, Compressors EQs,

huge selection was available in past for this format!!
Old 3rd March 2012
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Embrionic, pretty complete list of yours but a couple to add to it. Aphex had at least 2 different lunchbox formats, maybe three. Their older 8000 series, their newer 9000 series (the ones interchangable with the DBX 900 series), and they have a 4B lunchbox that came out in between the two series that held modules like the CX-1 and was API compatible. That series might have been just a smaller lunchbox and worked with the 8000 series modules, anyone know more about that here? JBL had a luchbox with modules which I know they had at least compressor and gate modules for. Anyone know more about that one? Didn't ADR have a luchbox series too?
Old 4th March 2012
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valley people
Old 4th March 2012
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tnx... yeah the valley people stuff should be on their too, although I think they were affiliated with Allison research which then morphed into valley, yes a few others too. I did not list the some of the Aphex stuff because it is lunchbox format (CX-1 etc) and I think the OP was asking about non-lunchbox stuff, but indeed there are a couple others from Aphex. gosh I forgot about that jbl stuff I have seen those they looked pretty nice, but never got a a chance to plug 'em in.

As for ADR, I believe they made the SCAMP modular, but indeed, probably more accurate to list as ADR.

Actually never heard of those 8000 series Aphex, but while we are on the topic, I hear Aphex has, for the first time in decades, released some new products for the lunchbox series. kewel
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