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API Audio Compressor EQ Channel Strip Mixing Console at Sound Devices Parramatta, Sydney. We have a complete range of the latest music recording equipment and accessories. New and second-hand at Sound Devices in the heart of western Sydney.


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API 505-DI

  • Brand: API
  • Item ID: SKU-None
$1,049.00

API 505-DI

  • Wide Range Gain Control with 55dB of gain
  • Front Panel Hi-Z Input
  • Front Panel Thru routing
  • TONE Control helps customize your sound
  • BRIGHT Switch boosts clarity and presence
  • 10 segment LED VU meter for monitoring output level
  • Peak Output LED Indicator
  • 20 dB pad switch
  • 100K / 400K Switchable Load
  • Traditional API fully discrete circuit design
  • Uses the famous API 2520 and 2510 Op-Amps

Like the console-based API 205L, the 505-DI is specifically designed to accept a guitar, bass or keyboard direct input while minimizing any loading effect on Hi-Z instrument pickups. Additionally, the 505-DI’s Gain Control is used ...

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512c Discrete Mic / Line Pre

$1,599.00

Discrete Mic / Line Pre

Features
  • Mic Preamp with 65 dB of gain
  • Front and Back Panel Mic Input Access
  • Line/Instrument Preamp with 50 dB of gain
  • Front Panel Line/Instrument Input
  • LED VU meter for monitoring output level
  • 20 dB pad switch, applies to mic/line/instrument
  • 48v Phantom switchable power
  • Traditional API fully discrete circuit design
  • Uses the famous API 2520 Op-Amp

The API 512c is a mic / line / instrument preamp designed to provide a low noise, unusually good sounding front end for all types of audio systems. Sonically, it offers the distinct API sound at an extremely ...

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API Records The BOX

  • Brand: API Records
  • Item ID: SKU-2354
$29,999.00

API THE BOX® Project Recording and Mixing Console

Building on API's rich heritage of extremely high-quality recording consoles, THE BOX is a small-format recording/mixing console designed for professional project studios, home studios, and production facilities of all kinds. Optimized for the digital era, THE BOX handles all the functions needed for production not provided by most DAWs, including mic preamps, input signal processing, high-quality mix bus, cue sends with talkback, monitor control, and more, without the redundant capacities of larger consoles. Most importantly, THE BOX provides the legendary "all discrete" API sound in an efficient, cost-effective package.

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525 Discrete Compressor

$2,249.00 On sale: $1,599.00

Discrete Compressor, Re-Issue

Features

  • Exact reissue of API's original 525 from the early 70's
  • Peak detecting "feedback" compressor/limiter
  • Variable Threshold and Output levels
  • Unique "Ceiling" control combines key functions
  • Analog VU meter for monitoring gain reduction
  • 4 Switchable release modes
  • De-Ess function
  • Traditional API fully discrete circuit design
  • Active Balanced Input/Output
  • Hardwire bypass

Originally released in the 70's, the API 525 is a "feedback" type compressor. An input (threshold) control and output (make-up gain) control are provided, along with an additional "Ceiling" fine-tune function which can increase gain reduction (lower threshold) while simultaneously raising output ...

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API 5500 Stereo Equalizer

  • Brand: API
  • Item ID: SKU-1924
$5,199.00

Stereo/Dual Mono 550 EQs with Range Switch

Features:

  • Classic 550b Equalizer design
  • Two range switches to individually alter gain steps
  • Useable as a 550b, 550D or 550M
  • Peak/shelf switch on Hi and Lo bands
  • True hardwire bypass
  • Balanced In and Out on XLR
  • Unbalanced input on 1/4"
  • EQ In/Out switch

The beginnings of the 5500 circuit can be traced back to the original 550 equalizer designed by Saul Walker, the founder of Automated Processes Inc. The 550 was designed as a console equalizer, which uses an unbalanced input due to the architecture of the recording console ...

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API Audio 2500 Stereo Compressor

  • Brand: API Audio
  • Item ID: SKU-1921
$5,699.00

Stereo Compressor

Features:
  • API 2520 Op Amp
  • Variable threshold between -20dBu and +10dBu
  • Selectable ratio, attack and release times
  • Patented THRUST® selectable high-pass filter before RMS detector
  • Variable link between left and right channels
  • Old "feed back" or new "feed forward" compression
  • Soft, medium or hard knee for easy to sharp compression
  • Auto or manual gain make up
  • 1/4" balanced side chain inputs
  • Output clips at +28dBu

The API 2500 Stereo Bus Compressor allows adjustment of sonic qualities to alter the punch and tone of the stereo mix. One of the 2500's notable qualities is its use of ...

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