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fader setup for 500 series preamps

Post by franked » Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:21 pm

Is there a fader or a mixer with very little inside that can work exclusively with 500 series boxes? Nothing getting in the way of the sound. Just faders basically . Not sure how Id work out aux sends.

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Re: fader setup for 500 series preamps

Post by franked » Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:34 pm

Saw that mana modular. Basically exactly what Im asking. Rumors of asking 5000 grand ? No thanks

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Post by Magnetic Services » Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:31 pm

Yeah 5 million is pretty steep for any mixer!
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Re: fader setup for 500 series preamps

Post by vvv » Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:26 pm

:lol:

Sorry, but that was funny.

To answer the OP, I got nothin' but the advice that ya keep countin' yer pennies.

Oh, wait ... :twisted:
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Re: fader setup for 500 series preamps

Post by franked » Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:37 pm

heh, oops, yeah, drugs. Got a cold

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Re: fader setup for 500 series preamps

Post by ShinyBox » Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:42 pm

There's two that I can think of.

One is the Purple MFTwenty5, a 20X5 all discrete mixer in 1RU, that lines up with the Sweet10 rack in terms of spacing, and has a P&G fader pack as an option.

The other is the Speck viaFader

Disclaimer: I helped design/develop the MFTwenty5 system, so of course I think it's killer, and it's what I user here.

That said, the Speck seems solid, and Vince is a great guy. You'd have to check it out to see if it's what you are after.

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Re: fader setup for 500 series preamps

Post by drumsound » Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:44 pm

franked wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:21 pm
Is there a fader or a mixer with very little inside that can work exclusively with 500 series boxes? Nothing getting in the way of the sound. Just faders basically . Not sure how Id work out aux sends.
Not quite faders, but the Little Labs redcloud https://littlelabs.com/redcloud.html could be helpful.

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Re: fader setup for 500 series preamps

Post by Scodiddly » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:38 am

Radial makes a 500 lunchbox which includes a passive summing mixer, the "Workhorse".
http://www.radialeng.com/product/workhorse

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Re: fader setup for 500 series preamps

Post by franked » Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:47 pm

Thanks for the great responses. Good stuff

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Re: fader setup for 500 series preamps

Post by franked » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:13 pm

Forgive the silly question. I get the radial fill it with preamps. Is it a mess to buy another 500 lunchbox and fill it with EQs? How would I connect a preamp to an eq and back through to the radial preamp? I feel stupid asking this question. What is the proper way? Thanks

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Re: fader setup for 500 series preamps

Post by joninc » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:40 pm

I have a Radial six pack workhorse and it has a cool feature which allows you to cascade channels into the modules beside it with the flick of a switch so you can have a pre and to it's right an eq and then a compressor in the next one and run them as a channel strip by flicking a switch in the back... very handy for tracking.

if you wanted the eqs in a separate lunchbox you would just send the output of the pre into the input of the eq with an xlr.
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Re: fader setup for 500 series preamps

Post by franked » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:42 pm

the workhorse looks really good

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