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Manley CORE Reference Channel Strip Mic-Pre/Compressor/EQ/Limiter

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Manley CORE Channel Strip

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The Manley CORE and “Manley Bag” Bundle is a set containing the 3U 19” “Manley Bag” softcase and the 2U professional level mastering channel strip, the Manley CORE.

Manley CORE overview:

The Manley Core is a mastering-grade reference channel strip in 19" rack format.  Building upon its 25-year legacy producing revered recording studio equipment, Manley Labs has distilled its CORE technologies from this lineage. 2014 delivers the Manley CORE®, an innovative channel strip that combines Manley’s Greatest Hits with fresh technology. The remarkably intuitive front panel combines musical and forgiving circuitry that allows the musician to concentrate on his performance instead of being lost in a sea of knobs. Ease of use and intelligently chosen operating points make it virtually impossible to cut a bad sounding track!

Manley’s experience and insight working with the industry’s top recording engineers and musicians culminates in the CORE. At this price, there is no other channel-strip with higher headroom or more seductive sound than the CORE. Handcrafted in the USA, built like a tank, built to endure, the epicenter of your recorded art will be the Manley CORE.

The main features of the Manley Core include:

ALL-TUBE Preamplifier Audio Path using 1 x 12AX7WA for Gain and 1 x 6922 White Follower

Balanced Transformer Coupled XLR Microphone Input Impedance: 1250 Ohms

Balanced XLR Line Input Impedance: 10 kOhms

Unbalanced 1/4" Direct Input Impedance: 10 Meg Ohm

Hi-current drive Direct Output Impedance: 50 Ohms

Silent Conductive Plastic INPUT Attenuator

Compressor Maximum GAIN REDUCTION: 16 dB

Compressor ATTACK time:

60ms slowest CCW, 30ms at 12:00, 5ms fastest CW for 6dB Compression

Compressor RELEASE time:

1.5s Slowest CCW, 1s at 12:00, 100ms fastest CW from 6dB Compression

Limiter ATTACK time: 155μs

Limiter RELEASE time:

300 ms slowest CCW, 150 ms at 12:00, 2.3 ms fastest CW

Maximum Input Mic input (Low Gain Setting): -5 dBu or 435mV RMS @ 0.5% THD

Maximum Input Mic input (High Gain Setting): -25 dBu or 44mV RMS @ 0.5% THD

Maximum Input Line input (Low Gain Setting): +13 dBu or 3.5V RMS @ 0.5% THD

Maximum Input Line input (High Gain Setting): -8 dBu or 300mV RMS @ 0.5% THD

Maximum Input Direct input (Low Gain Setting): +24 dBu or 12V RMS @ 0.5% THD

Maximum Input Direct input (High Gain Setting): +17 dBu or 5.5V RMS @ 0.5% THD

Maximum Input Insert return: +20 dBu or 7.8V RMS @ 0.5% THD

Maximum Preamp Output (Insert Send): +35 dBu or 43V RMS @ 0.5% THD

Maximum Preamp Output (Insert Send): +22 dBu into 600 Ohms

Maximum Main Output: +20 dBu

Insert Send output impedance: 50 Ohms

Insert Return input impedance: 13 kOhms

Main Output Impedance: 50 Ohms

Direct Output Headroom (referenced to +4 dBu): 31 dB

Main Output Headroom (referenced to +4 dBu): 16 dB

Dynamic Range: >90 dB

Frequency Response: 10 Hz to 75 kHz -0.15dB, -0.5 dB

Large LED illuminated VU METER

Meters switch to read Direct Output (1) from preamp, Output (2) from Main Out, or Compressor Gain Reduction

THD & Noise (1kHz @ +4 dBm): 0.02% at Low Gain setting

Noise Floor Micpre (A WGT): - 84dB @ LOW GAIN, -64dB HI GAIN

EIN (A WGT): -124dB with 150 Ohm source impedance

Gain via Microphone Input: 40 LOW or 60 dB HI GAIN

Gain via Line Input: 20 or 40dB

Maximum Gain of EQ & Limiter section: 10 dB

Noise Floor Insert Return to OP2: - 90dBu BW: 22Hz - 22kHz

AUTOMUTE warmup delay: 30 seconds

Power consumption: 35 Watts

Operating mains voltage: 90 to 254 VAC (internal universal supply)

Mains Voltage Frequency: 50~60Hz

Dimensions: 19" x 3 1/2" x 7" (occupies 2u)

Unit weight: 8.3 lbs.

Shipping weight: 11.5 lbs.

“Manley Bag” overview:

The Manley "Manley Bag" 3U Robust Softcase is designed specifically for the easy transportation of rack mountable outboard units. The 19" softcase features carrying handles and backpack straps and any units stored are protected by the 3U rack frame. An excellent solution for those finding themselves regularly moving the same tools.

The main features of the Manley "Manley Bag" 3U Robust Softcase include:

19" 3U Softcase

Carrying Handles

Backpack Straps

Accessory Pocket

Installation Depth: 340mm

Colour: Brown

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