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Analogue Hit Maker

It’s time to show your DAW who’s boss

  1. SSL analogue channel processing for your audio workstation
  2. Pro mic preamp with line and instrument level switching
  3. Studio class EQ, Filter and Limiter sections
  4. Variable Harmonic Drive circuit – a time machine of distortion characteristics
  5. Analogue or digital outputs direct to your DAW

All great sounding recordings have to start somewhere…

With the classic combination of a mic preamp, filter, EQ and dynamics, the XLogic Alpha Channel brings SSL’s sonic legacy bang up to date in an analogue channel strip designed to provide the perfect front end to your digital audio workstation.

With all the features needed to record great vocal or instrument tracks, the Alpha Channel offers a studio class mic pre and processing based on SSL’s years of experience in designing the world’s leading analogue recording consoles. A huge proportion of the music you know and love was recorded on SSL, renowned for the superior audio qualities you’ve heard on countless hit records. That elusive sonic ingredient is here in the Alpha Channel.

Key Features

  1. Professional ultra clean mic preamp with line level & Hi Z instrument input switches
  2. ‘Variable Harmonic Drive’ circuit; a Time Machine of distortion characteristics
  3. High Pass Filter with selectable 40Hz, 80Hz or 120Hz cutoff frequency
  4. Built in professional quality Analogue to Digital conversion – as standard
  5. Auto sample rate sensing and self adjustment
  6. Three band SSL parametric EQ with mid freq Q control and dual LF curves
  7. Intelligent auto compression that maximises recording headroom and avoids DAC clipping
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Additional Information

Depth

230mm / 9" casing only

Height

44.5mm / 1.75" (1 RU)

Width

438mm / 17.25" casing only

Weight

3.0kg / 7 pounds

Power

<20 Watts

Microphone

Balanced, 3-pin XLR-F, Zin = 1kΩ (10kΩ for Hi Z)

Instrument

Un-balanced, ¼" Mono Jack, Zin = 1MΩ

Output

Balanced, ¼" Stereo Jack, Zo = 40Ω

Insert Send

Balanced, ¼" Stereo Jack, Zo = 40Ω

Insert Return

Balanced, ¼" Stereo Jack, Zin = 10kΩ

Link (2 of)

RCA phono, limiter sidechain control voltage (dc.)

SPDIF In

RCA phono, 1V pk-pk, Zin = 75Ω, SPDIF format.

SPDIF Out

RCA phono, 1V pk-pk, Zo = 75Ω, SPDIF 24bit format.

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