Focusrite ISA828, 8 Channel Pre-Amp
Focusrite ISA828, 8 Channel Pre-AmpDetails
The Focusrite ISA828 retains all of the impressive features of the ISA428 but provides an extra 4 input channels providing 8 high quality microphone pre-amp channels. This gives you four hand-wound transformer-based preamps based on the original ISA 110 preamp circuit and housed in a convenient 2U chassis. Every preamp has switchable impedance and an impressive 122dB of dynamic range, giving you Focusrite's highly sought-after warm and transparent sound.
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Starting from September 2016, Focusrite are giving customers a chance to obtain a FREE or heavily discounted plug-in every month. The plug-in on offer will change every month and the offer will last for 12 months. To claim your plug-in, simply register your product with Focusrite and the plug-in will then be automatically delivered to your registered account. For more information please check the promotional offer page.
Amazing Focusrite Clarity
The ISA microphone preamp was first introduced in 1985 and is renowned for outstanding transparency and subtle warmth contributed by transformer core saturation. With an additional variable impedance circuit ISA users are able to perfectly match the preamp with any microphone, or to use different settings creatively to shape the sound of the microphone. The ISA microphone preamp topology provides amazing clarity and the well-known Focusrite sound making it the first choice for many audio professionals today.
Fast and Easy Connection
The Focusrite ISA828 has four instrument inputs which are immediately accessible on the front panel, allowing fast and easy connection whilst 8 XLR inputs (with optional phantom power) are located to the reverse. Extra processing can be placed between preamp and conversion via the units dedicated insert points, featured on every channel. Accurate six-segment LED metering is designed to catch even the fastest transients on every channel.
Optional A/D Card
The preamps are complemented by eight line inputs, eight line outputs and an optional eight channel 192kHz A-D converter boasting a dynamic range of 122dB. Thanks to its convenient 25 pin D-Type connectors, the ISA828 also integrates quickly and seamlessly with ProTools HD, as well as other popular hard disc recorders and mixing desks.
Mic Pre Masters
Focusrite are world renowned for the premium design and build quality of their microphone preamps, offering professional results for home and commercial recording. The Mic Pre Masters website provides video demonstrations and interactive audio stems which allow you to hear isolated tracks from recordings done exclusively through Focusrite preamps. The interactive demonstrations allow you to hear exactly how each preamp from the Focusrite range treats individual instrument elements to ensure you purchase the perfect interface for your desired application.
Mic Pre Masters Stems:
- 8 x ISA Transformer Based Preamps
- 25 Pin D-type Connectors (for connection to ProTools HD)
- Switchable Impedance
- 4 x Direct Instrument Inputs
- Inserts Available On All Channels
- High Pass Filter, Phase Reverse and Phantom Power
- 6 x LED Input Meter
- Pre-amp Type: Solid State
- Number of Channels: 8
- Frequency Response: 10Hz-110kHz
- Input Impedance (Variable): 600Ω 1k4Ω, 2k4Ω, 6k8Ω
- Phantom Power: Yes
- EQ: No
- Compression: No
- Analog Inputs: 8 x XLR (Mic), 8 x 1/4" (Line), 4 x 1/4" (Hi-Z) 1 x DB25 (ADC Inputs)
- Analog Outputs: 1 x DB25 (CH 1-8)
- Digital Inputs: No Digital Inputs
- Digital Outputs: 1 x DB25 (AES/EBU) 2 x ADAT (Optical)
- Other I/O: 1 x Word Clock In (BNC) 1 x Word Clock Out (BNC)
- Computer Connectivity: No Computer Connetivity
- Rackmount Spaces: 2U
- Height: 3.5"
- Depth: 12"
- Width: 19"
- Weight: 8.84Kg
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