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API Lunchbox 500-8B
500-Series Chassis

MPN: LUNCHBOX8HC
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From the inventors of the lunchbox, comes the 8-slot lunchbox. The API 500-8B lunchbox rack for your 500-series modules

  • 500-series lunchbox chassis
  • 8 Slots with 250 mA of power per slot
  • Full compatibility with API 500 Series and VPR-approved modules
  • DB25 connectivity on the rear panel
  • Phantom Power
  • Toggle switches for channel linking
  • Rubber feet & carrying handle for portability
  • Rugged steel chassis

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The API 500-8B 8-slot lunchbox includes all of the features that have made the 6-slot lunchbox (500-6B) so well regarded in the industry, including DB-25 (D-Sub) connectors for easy I/O, universal power supply (100 or 250V, 47 to 63Hz), phantom power, and easy rack-mounting with optional rack-ear kit.

The API Linchbox 500-8B is built for robust performance, with new toggle switches for channel linking.

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    Short of space but would like to have a 500 series based channel strip? Then you need the Radial PowerStrip 500 Series 3-Slot Power Rack!

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    From the inventors of the lunchbox, comes the lunchbox. The original API 500-6B lunchbox rack for your 500-series modules

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    • Rack ears available for rack mounting
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    • DB-25 connectors for easy input and output connection
    • XLRs to access channels 7 and 8 of the multipins
    • Power rail LED indication
    • Self-Powered, 100 to 250 Volts switchable, 47 to 63 Hz
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    Millennia Media's authentically transparent microphone and instrument preamp for the 500-series format.

    • Frequency response: < 10 Hz to > 200 kHz
    • Max gain: 60 dB (70 dB in Ribbon Mode)
    • THD: < .003%, Typical < .001%
    • Noise: -130 dB EIN
    • Impedance: 2210 ohms in, 24.3 Ohms (x2) out
    • Max output: 1 kHz @ 35dB of gain
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    Put the sound and control of their acclaimed BC1-S in your 500 series rack with the TK Audio BC501 stereo compressor

    • 500 series stereo buss compressor
    • Ratio 1:25, 1.5:1, 2:1, 4:1, 6:1, 10:1
    • Attack 0.1, 0.3, 0.6, 1, 3, 6, 10, 30, 60, 120mS
    • Release 50, 100, 300, 600mS, 1.2S and Auto (50mS/2S)
    • HPF 80Hz, 150Hz and 220Hz (6dB/oct)
    • External sidechain input via a stereo 3.5mm TRS
    • THD circuit that adds even harmonics
    • Blend control from dry to wet in 21 steps
    • Threshold and Make-up in 41 steps
    • Detented controls for easy recall
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  • 14-day money-back guarantee
  • For all items ordered online or over the phone, we offer the statutory 14 day “cooling off period”. This means that if you are unhappy with the goods for whatever reason, you can return them for a full refund within this period.

    Please note, however, that certain items are exempt from this – see our Terms and Conditions for more info.

  • Extended seasonal exchange
  • Items bought 1st November 2017 to 24th December 2017 are eligible for our Extended Christmas Exchange and can be exchanged until Wednesday 31st January 2018.

  • 1 year warranty
  • This product comes with a 1 year warranty as standard.

    Please note that you will need to register your product with the manufacturer to qualify for any warranty beyond 12 months.

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