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SPL Crimson 3 - USB Audio Interface + Monitor Controller

SPL Crimson 3 - USB Audio Interface + Monitor Controller
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NZ $1,340.00

Key Features

  • Two Microphone Preamplifiers 
  • Two Instrument Preamplifiers
  • Four Line Inputs
  • Analog Inputs
  • DAW Returns
  • Three Stereo Sources
  • Artist Mode
  • Two Stereo Speakers Sets
  • Digital In
  • Two Headphone Amplifiers
  • Monitor Mix
  • Analogue Volume
Stand-Alone Operation
Crimson can operate without a USB connection too. Everything is fully
functional except for USB, MIDI and SPDIF in/out.
You can use Crimson as your studio preamplifer to monitor your audio sources
and to rehearse and play or sing along with the DAW.

iPad Recording
Crimson has built-in USB Class 2 drivers for hot-plugging and recording
with an iPad. Do note that the original Apple Camera Kit Adapter is required.

USB & AD/DA Features
• USB 2.0 Hi-Speed audio/MIDI system
• USB Class 2.0 compliance (asynchronous mode)
• 6 simultaneous recording channels to the DAW
• 6 simultaneous output channels from the DAW
• 4 high performance AD/DA converters with 115dB S/N
• 24-bit audio processing and up to 192kHz Sample Rate
• Very low jitter due to FMCTM (Fixed-Master-Clock)
• No sample rate conversion or clock recovery for true 1:1 audio
• Super low latency Mac OS X HAL plug-in driver (1ms)
• Super low latency Windows ASIO/WDM driver (1ms)

System Requirements
• Mac OS X, iOS 6 and higher
• Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8

Quick Start
1. Please go to:
2. Register to access the latest drivers and manual
3. Download and install the Crimson driver
4. Connect your studio equipment to Crimson

Package Contents
• SPL Crimson
• 12V power supply
• Product guide
• Safety instructions
USB cable not included.
Input Sockets
  • Mic Inputs 1, 2: XLR
  • Line Inputs 1, 2: 6.3mm TRS
  • Instrument Input: 6.3mm TS
  • Source 1 Input: 6.3mm TRS
  • Source 2 Input: RCA
  • Source 3 Input: Mini-J

Output Sockets
  • Speaker Out A: XLR
  • Speaker Out B: 6.3mm TRS
  • Headphone Outputs 1 and 2: 6.3mm TRS

Maximum Input Levels
  • Mic Inputs: +14.5dBu (Gain fully left)
  • Line Inputs: +22.5dBu
  • Instrument Input: +24dBu (Gain fully left)
  • Source 1 Input: +22.5dBu
  • Source 2 Input: +22.5dBu
  • Source 3 Input: +22.5dBu

Maximum Output Levels
  • Speaker Output A and B: +22.5dBu

Microphone Preamplifiers (balanced, XLR)
  • Gain Control: +7dB - +60dB
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz - >200kHz
  • Noise (unweighted, 30dB gain, input termination 150Ohm): -90dBu
  • Equivalent Input Noise: -128dBu
  • Common Mode Rejection Ratio: < -70dBu
  • THD+N Ratio@1kHz (30dB gain, input termination 150Ohm): 0.003%
  • High Pass Filter: fg = 80Hz, 6dB/Oct.
  • Phantom Power: 48Volt

Headphone Outputs (stereo, 6.3mm TRS)
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz - >200kHz
  • Power@0dBu: 47Ohm load: 13mW/300Ohm load: 1,7mW/600Ohm load: 1.0mW
  • Power max: 47Ohm load: 670mW/300Ohm load: 265mW/600Ohm load: 150mW
  • THD+N Ratio@1kHz (Power@0dBu): 47Ohm: 0.0026%/300Ohm: 0.002%/600Ohm: 0.002%

Power Supply 
  • External Power Supply, Input 100–240V AC/50–60 Hz; Output 12V DC/1,5A
  • Internal Power Supplies: Audio: +/-17V, Digital: +5V and +3,3V
  • Power Consumption: 16.8 Watt

Dimensions & Weight
  • H x W x D in mm: 67x330x212 cm, 2.64x12.99x8.35 inch
  • 2,8 kg, 6.17lbs

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