SPL Channel One MK3

SPL Channel One MK3

SPL Channel One MK3


<p>The SPL Channel One MK3 is a high-quality microphone preamp and channel strip, designed to provide exceptional audio recording capabilities. Ideal for professional studios and audio enthusiasts, it offers a range of features to elevate your recording experience.</p>

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The SPL Channel One MK3 is a versatile microphone preamp and channel strip that delivers exceptional audio quality and flexibility. With its meticulously engineered features and robust build, this unit is a valuable addition to any studio setup.

Transparent Mic Preamp:

The Channel One MK3 boasts a transparent microphone preamp, designed to capture every nuance of your recordings. Its circuitry ensures low noise and pristine audio quality, making it an ideal choice for critical recording tasks.

Vitalizer EQ:

Featuring the renowned SPL Vitalizer EQ, this channel strip allows you to shape your sound with precision. The Vitalizer enhances clarity, depth, and presence, giving your recordings a professional polish.

Compressor and De-Esser:

With an integrated compressor and de-esser, the Channel One MK3 provides dynamic control and eliminates sibilance. It's the perfect tool for achieving balanced and polished vocals or instrument recordings.

Phantom Power and High-Pass Filter:

Equipped with switchable phantom power and a high-pass filter, this unit accommodates a wide range of microphones and recording scenarios. It ensures compatibility and versatility in your studio setup.

Key Features:

  • Transparent microphone preamp for pristine recordings
  • Vitalizer EQ enhances clarity, depth, and presence
  • Integrated compressor and de-esser for dynamic control
  • Switchable phantom power and high-pass filter

Technical Specifications:

Analog Inputs & Output XLR (balanced)
Maximum Input Level (Mic, +9.5dB – +68 dB) 13.5 dBu
Maximum Input Level (Line, -20 dB – +16 dB) 22.5 dBu
Maximum Input Level (Instrument, -6 dB – +30dB) 15 dBu
Input Impedance (Mic/Line) 10 kΩ
Input Impedance (Instrument) 1.1 MΩ
Output Impedance 75 Ω
Frequency Response 10 Hz – 200 kHz
Equivalent Input Noise (EIN) -126 dBu
Noise (A-weighted, Mic Preamp, 150 Ω, 30 dB Gain) -95 dBu
Noise (A-weighted, Mic Preamp, 150 Ω, 50 dB Gain) -79.5 dBu
Noise (A-weighted, Mic Preamp, 150 Ω, 68 dB Gain) -61.7 dBu
Noise (A-weighted, Line/Instr Preamp, 600 Ω, 5 dB Gain) -96.5 dBu
Noise (A-weighted, Line/Instr Preamp, 600 Ω, 20 dB Gain) -84.7 dBu
Common Mode Rejection (1 kHz) Mic Input < 80 dB
Common Mode Rejection (1 kHz) Line Input < 50 dB
THD+N Ratio (1 kHz), Mic 30 dB Gain 0.0022 %
THD+N Ratio (1 kHz), Mic 50 dB Gain 0.013 %
THD+N Ratio (1 kHz), Mic 68 dB Gain (Max.) 0.048 %
THD+N Ratio (1 kHz), Line 0 dB Gain 0.0022 %
THD+N Ratio (1 kHz), Line 16 dB Gain 0.0017 %
THD+N Ratio (1 kHz), Instr. Unity (100 kΩ Source Impedance) 0.012 %
Internal Linear Power Supply with Shielded Toroidal Transformer
Operating Voltage for Analog Audio +/-18 V
Operating Voltage for Relays and LEDs +12 V
Tubes Anode Voltage +250 V
Tubes Heating Voltage +12.6 V
Phantom Power +48 V
Mains Power Supply
Mains Voltage (Selectable) 230 V AC / 50; 115 V AC / 60 Hz
Fuse for 230 V T 315 mA
Fuse for 115 V T 630 mA
Power Consumption max. 22.3 VA
Dimensions & Weight
W x H x D (Width x Height x Depth) 482 x 88 x 210 mm
Unit Weight 6 kg
Shipping Weight (Including Packaging) 7.6 kg

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