Focusrite OctoPre MkII Dynamic 8-Channel Microphone Preamp
Focusrite OctoPre MkII Dynamic 8-Channel Microphone Preamp,AED 2,905,United Arab Emirates Price,Dubai,Abu Dhabi

Focusrite OctoPre MkII Dynamic 8-Channel Microphone Preamp

Focusrite
Following checkout you will receive a Paypal invoice if your Focusrite order is in stock. The Focusrite OctoPre MkII Dynamic 8-Channel Microphone Preamp ships to most United Arab Emirates regions including Dubai , Abu Dhabi , Bahrain , Kuwait , Oman , Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
AED 2,905

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With eight channels of Focusrite microphone pre-amplification, eight VCA-based Red 3-derived compressors and built-in 24-bit / 96 kHz digital inputs and outputs, OctoPre MkII Dynamic is Focusrite's feature-rich expansion upgrade for any digital audio workstation. It's equally an ideal expansion for any analogue or digital console, or hard disk recorder.

Digital inputs and outputs let you make the most of often-neglected ADAT i/o; ideal for expanding the number of mic-pre inputs on your interface or for providing analogue monitoring from any digital ADAT feed.

With this entire package fitting into a single 1U chassis complementing Focusrite's Saffire PRO range, and all controls adjustable from the front fascia, OctoPre MkII Dynamic sets the standard for modern, compact, multi-channel recording expansions.

Focusrite OctoPre MkII Saffire Mic Pre Saffire Mic Pre Focusrite has, over the past two decades, built a reputation as the market leader for high quality recording equipment, with its mic pre technology as the cornerstone of that enviable reputation.

The original ISA mic pre, as featured in the early Focusrite Forte console, is still used by many of the industry's greatest producers and has contributed to the sound of countless hit records. Today, Focusrite design equipment for a far greater audience, from professionals to amateur enthusiasts, all with varying budgets.

As with the Classic ISA mic pre used in both the ISA and Red ranges, the Saffire mic pre found in the OctoPre MkII Dynamic is designed to the highest possible standards. It upholds the same wide bandwidth philosophy featured in the original forte console, back in 1989. As with the Classic ISA mic pre, the Saffire mic pre design features custom components which have undergone an intense testing and qualification process.

With the facts and figures in, Focusrite designs then have to pass the essential listening stage. Any design can measure well on the test bench but only a great design can be qualified in the studio. The FET-based Saffire mic pre design is no exception. It delivers clarity without colouration and exhibits the signature transparency for which Focusrite have become famous.

With the high channel count interfaces (Saffire PRO 40 and Liquid Saffire 56) and both the OctoPre MkII and OctoPre MkII Dynamic, the Saffire pre-amp has been optimized for drums. The theoretical maximum level of a microphone was calculated, and the mic pre was adjusted with this in mind so as not to clip with this level present, set to minimum gain. As a result, the mic pre won't clip, even with a high output level mic right up close to a snare drum (the mic input will accept signal levels up to +16dBU from a microphone).

Eight Award-winning Focusrite Pre-amps Focusrite's unparalleled pre-amp legacy forms the foundation of this device, with pre-amps optimized to handle extreme levels from sound sources like acoustic drums.

Eight 'Single-Dial' Focusrite Compressors A single dial gets you to the right amount of compression, fast. These VCA-based, feed-forward compressors model the character of the celebrated Focusrite Red 3.

Compress Transparently The classic soft-knee design achieves beautifully transparent compression that caresses your sound. Focusrite's unique "More" switch doubles the ratio to deliver 'compression with effect'.

Eight Channel 24-bit/96 kHz Digital I/O Make the most of your interface's ADAT input for tracking, with eight channels of analogue to digital conversion via ADAT, boasting a 'real world' dynamic range performance of 110dB. Switchable from the front panel, digital to analogue conversion via ADAT provides analogue monitoring of any digital ADAT feed, as well as the ability to clock from any ADAT device.

State-of-the-art Clocking Solutions OctoPre MkII Dynamic's internal clock delivers a jitter performance of +/- 20 PPM. For external clocks, industry-standard JetPLL(TM) jitter elimination technology is employed.

Two Instrument Inputs OctoPre MkII Dynamic's first two channels feature DI's, ready for you to plug in your Guitars and Bass. No expensive external DI required.

Focusrite OctoPre MkII Additional Features
  • Input clip and Compression active LEDs on every channel
  • 5 LED input metering on every channel
  • Phantom power available on every channel (switched in two groups: 1-4 and 5-8)
  • 24-bit resolution, 44.1, 48, 88.2 and 96kHz sampling rates
  • Internal clocking, master clocking and external clocking via BNC or ADAT
Focusrite OctoPre MkII Compression The Compressors featured in OctoPre MkII Dynamic are a VCA-based, feed-forward design, derived from the celebrated Focusrite Red 3.

With just a single dial, these eight 'recording' compressors allow you to get to the desired amount of compression for each channel, fast, providing a natural but loud sound. The single dial solution decreases the threshold, and increases the makeup gain simultaneously, the result of which is a sound that gets progressively more compressed but retains a good output level.

The compressors uses a soft-knee progressive compression curve, modeled on the properties of the Red 3 compressor, and featuring a fixed Attack time of 1.2 ms and Release time of 28ms. The circuit has been tuned by ear at Focusrite and these settings were chosen after critical listening and analysis of the Red 3. Bass guitar and drums were put through the Red 3 compressor, and the threshold, ratio, attack and release envelopes were modified until the desired 'controlled' sound was achieved. These settings were then applied to the VCA circuit where the soft knee and ratio curve had been duplicated. A further listening then helped to tweak the settings and ensure that the compressors behaved as expected.

The compressor has two modes: Normal and 'More', which let you change the behavior of the compressor to suit different instruments. Whist the Red 3 is well known and loved for its sympathetic approach to compression, it's not regarded as an 'effect' compressor. However, with the OctoPre MkII Dynamic's 'More' button, found on each compressor, you can bring a bit of aggression to your sound. The More button doubles the ratio from 2:1 to 4:1 and shifts the threshold range, so you have more sensitivity on control. The threshold is closed down, working across a smaller range, as you're applying threshold control over a much louder signal.

An Interview with Rob Jenkins, (who joined Focusrite in 1990 to work on the original consoles and is now the Director of Product Strategy) is available at Focusrite's website and covers the design process of this compressor in more detail.

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