Since its introduction in 2008, API has delivered over 700 1608 consoles to discerning audio professionals throughout the world. To commemorate the impact of the 1608, API proudly announces the 1608-II Special Edition. Featuring the vintage style cream color worn by numerous iconic API consoles, each 1608-II Special Edition is loaded with 550A and 560 EQ modules, and is equipped with API's Final Touch Automation®.
"With a nod to the past and a view to the future", the 1608-II Special Edition continues API's rich legacy of crafting the world's highest-quality analog recording consoles. Adding valuable features for today's Engineers, Producers and Musicians, the 1608-II provides the powerful reliability and the unmistakable API sound that has characterized API products for nearly 55 years.
1608-II Special Edition Features:
The standard fit of a 1608-II Special Edition Console is:
|548c Inputs with Mic/Line and Direct Output
Automated Stereo Returns
Complete Center Facilities Section
Automated Channel Faders
Automated Stereo Fader
Automated Group Master Faders
Final Touch Automation Motorized Fader Automation System
The 1608-II Special Edition comes equipped with same Final Touch Automation system originally developed for the Vision and AXS, and now the standard for the AXS, 2448 and 1608-II consoles. Final Touch Automation combines system reliability, user flexibility and operational simplicity and offers a unique set of features specifically designed for modern workflow.
In addition to the 1608-II, API's Final Touch Automation systems are available for the flagship Vision console, the Legacy AXS, and the 2448. This allows for mix files to be easily transferred across any of these API console products.
Final Touch Automation Features:
For more information, contact:Mark Seman, Sales: (301) 776-7879, ext. 211; mseman @ apiaudio.com