Rupert Neve Designs – Shelford Channel
שלפורד צ'אנל האגדי , ערוץ ההקלטה הטוב והאיכותי ביותר שקיים ללא כל עוררין .
איכות אנלוגית ללא פשרות הכוללת EQ , פרה אמפ וקומפרסור מהסדרות הטובות והאיכותיות ביותר
- מגברי CLASS A ושנאי CUSTOM מיוחדים שרק רופרט ניב יודע לייצר
- קומפרסור דיודה איכותי ביותר (כולל בלנד פרלל לינק SIDECHAIN)
- EQ 3 בנדים – (35, 60, 100, 220 Hz), parametric centers (220, 400, 900, 1800, 3500, 7500 Hz) and switchable Q factor, treble (8, 16 kHz)
- כניסות DI THRU
Silk / Texture
Pushing the Silk button cycles the Silk modes from Red to Blue to OFF. Silk reduces the negative feedback on the output transformer, adding harmonic content as the texture is increased. Red Silk accentuates the musical harmonic saturation from the mid and high frequencies, while Blue Silk accentuates harmonics from the low and low-mid frequencies. By manipulating the Texture control, the amount of Silk can be changed from essentially absent, to roughly 4-5% THD (mostly second order) depending on how hard the output transformer is being driven.
DI / THRU
The Hi-Z front panel input uses the same discrete class-A FET with transformer topology as the Rupert Neve Designs RNDI, but it utilizes the new RN4012 input transformer directly into the microphone preamp for gain. This design, delivers exceptional clarity to high-Z sources, with a substantial low-end presence and incredibly smooth high frequencies. The DI also includes a passive THRU output to feed a separate amplifier.
MIC/DI & LINE
Switches between microphone/direct injection input (button out) or line input (button in).
This switch separates the direct connection from audio signal ground to chassis earth.
Signal Present LED
This LED is dual function. When green, it indicates “Signal Presence” (a signal level of -20dBu). When red, it indicates 2-3dB below input stage clipping of the Mic/Line stage ( 23 dBu while the pre actually clips at 25 dBu).
This 12-way precision rotary switch controls gain from 0 to 66 dB in 6 dB steps.
This rotary switch provides further continuous gain adjustment over a range of /– 6 dB.
This push button switch engages phantom power on the microphone input.
This push button switch inverts the polarity of the signal path. It illuminates when engaged. (The symbol “Ø” is often used to denote opposite polarity.)
HPF / HPF FREQ
The HPF switch engages a 12dB per octave high pass filter. The HPF FREQ potentiometer is variable from 20Hz to 250Hz, and can be used to filter out unwanted low frequencies, or in conjunction with the EQ to help shape source material. Note that engaging the HPF to S/C switch moves the HPF from the primary signal path to the compressor side-chain signal path.
This switch engages all EQ frequency bands except the HPF.
/- 15dB, Shelf or Peak, selectable at 35 Hz, 60 Hz, 100 Hz or 220 Hz.
/- 15dB with 6 center frequencies; 220 Hz, 400 Hz, 900 Hz, 1.8 kHz, 3.5 kHz and 7.5 kHz, with MID HI Q switch to narrow the bandwidth or increase the Q of the filter.
/- 15dB, Shelf or Peak, selectable at 8 kHz or 16 kHz.
The compressor-limiter section is engaged with this button in.
Sets level where the compressor may begin to react, from -25 dB to 20 dB. Minimal or no compression is with this control fully clockwise and it gets more sensitive and tends to cause more gain reduction as the knob is rotated counter-clockwise.
Sets the “slope” of the compression from 1.5:1 (minimal) to 8:1 (significant).
SC (Side Chain) Insert
When engaged, this inserts an external device into the side-chain signal path via the rear panel side-chain insert jacks. These pairs of jacks are used to perform some fine-tuning of the compressor operation. The audio that normally controls the compressor is available on the “SIDE CHAIN SEND” jack. One can take this audio and pass it through an external equalizer then return it back to the “SIDE CHAIN RETURN” jack, so changes on the external EQ affect the response of the compressor.
HPF to S/C
This routes the High Pass Filter into the side chain of the compressor circuit.
Applies post-compressor make-up gain.
This six-position controls adjusts the attack/release speed of the compressor. For specific timing values, see Specifications below, or reference the manual.
Links the side-chain control of multiple units for ganged operation, such as would be used in stereo compression.
Pushing this button places the Compressor before the EQ in the circuit.
This controls the mixture of the dry, uncompressed signal with the compressed signal. Fully counter-clockwise is uncompressed, and is very similar to not having the “COMP IN” button pushed in. Fully clockwise is 100% compressor-limiter path.
When pressed, speeds up both the attack and release of the compressor’s selected time constant.
The VU Meter is calibrated to display both average (RMS) output level and compressor gain reduction
Red indicates near clipping of the output stage.
Dual Tap Output
In addition to the MAIN full-headroom output, the -6dB output creates a rich harmonic character while reducing the risk of clipping the next device in the chain.
Universal IEC Power Input
Works worldwide, accepting voltages from 100-240VAC.