Presonus Central Station


$1,179.00$999.00


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The Central Station features a PURELY PASSIVE SIGNAL PATH for ultimate sonic performance. The main audio path of the Central Station uses no amplifier stages including op amps or active IC's (integrated circuits) that add noise, color, distortion, and give that "pinched" sound. Distortion produced by op amps and IC's also gives added ear fatigue.

Signal routing in the Central Station is achieved utilizing 34 sealed mechanical relays (instead of active IC's) maintaining a minimal signal path design wherein extraneous electronics are hard-wire bypassed. Using relays ensures the most transparent signal path maximizing dynamic range, frequency range, and headroom, while minimizing noise and coloration. The Central Station uses the highest quality passive components including military grade 1% tolerance metal film resistors, multi-element potentiometers and ultra-durable connectors to deliver the highest sonic performance.

The Central Station features dual fast-acting 30-segment peak/hold LED's for accurate metering. The front panel of the Central Station includes both dBu and dBfs scale as well as peak/hold clear switch and meter alignment switch for additional metering options.The Central Station has an onboard TALKBACK microphone which is routed through the CUE outputs for communication between artist and engineer. The Central Station also includes a Microphone XLR input on the rear panel for use with an external microphone. When TALKBACK is used the CUE mix is automatically "dimmed" for added ease of communication

Product Features

  • Passive Audio Path - no op amps or IC's in main audio path
  • Five stereo inputs (2 digital and 3 analog)
  • 24-Bit/192kHz DAC (>117dB dynamic range) via SPDIF and TOSLINK
  • Three sets of monitor outputs; each with passive volume control
  • Talkback microphone with volume to feed headphone and cue output
  • Accurate dual 30-segment LED for metering
  • Two front panel headphone jacks with separate volume control
  • MAIN and CUE stereo output have independent input source
  • Optional console remote control with input, output, talkback, and volume

SKU PRECENTRAL
Barcode # 673454001345
Brand Presonus
Shipping Weight 5.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.137m
Shipping Height 0.113m
Shipping Length 0.203m
Shipping Cubic 0.003148733m3
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