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API The BOX 2 Compact Recording and Summing Console

by API
£17,999.00 inc. vat
£14,999.17 ex. vat
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API The BOX - Compact Recording and Summing Console

The Box by API is a small-format recording/mixing console designed for professional project studios, home studios, and production facilities of all kinds. Optimised 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.

API The BOX Features

  • Two (2) input channels with mic/instrument/line preamp, HP filter, & integral 550A EQ
  • Two (2) input channels with mic/instrument/line preamp, HP filter, & 500 slot
  • Two (2) compressors assignable to input channels or program bus with stereo link
  • Sixteen (16) summing channels (20 channels during mix)
  • Stereo program bus with master fader, insert, and external input
  • One (1) stereo and (2) mono auxiliary sends/buses
  • Stereo cue send/bus & headphone system
  • PFL, AFL, and solo-in-place solo modes with stereo solo bus
  • Full-featured monitor section that supports two stereo monitor systems
  • Talkback system
  • Comprehensive rear panel connections with balanced inputs and outputs
  • Integrated power supply

API The Box Specifications

  • Type: Analog
  • Channels: 20
  • Inputs
    • Mic Preamps: 4 x XLR
    • Line: 4 x TRS (input channels); 2 x DB25 (summing channels 1-8 and 9-16)
    • Other: 4 x TRS (instrument); 1 x DB25 (external 2-track inputs)
  • Outputs
    • Main: 2 x XLR (program); 4 x XLR (main, alt CR outputs)
    • Other: 1 x DB25 (4 aux outputs / 2 cue outputs)
  • Headphones: 1 x 1/4" stereo
  • Send/Return I/O: 20 x TRS insert sends; 20 x TRS returns; separate I/O for 500 Series slots
  • Phantom Power: 4
  • EQ Bands: 3-band, sweepable (x 2)
  • Aux Sends: 4 x sends fed by 2 mono aux sends (1/2), and 1 stereo aux/cue send (3/4)
  • Busses/Groups: 2
  • Faders: 20 x 100mm throw
  • Channel Inserts: Yes
  • Effects: No
  • Talkback: Yes