SPL launches Crimson Audio Interface -
Analogue and digital audio processor developer/manufacturer SPLis proud to launch its Crimson USB Audio Interface & Controllerat Musikmesse 2013...
As implied by its full name, Crimson combines a USB interfacewith high-quality pre-amps and a separate, fully-featured monitorcontroller, creating a cost-effective, portable package. Play,playback, record, convert, control, and listen with a singledevice. Add a DAW and you've got yourself a truly professionalrecording setup with outstanding SPL performance to boot at ahitherto unachievable price point.
How is this possible, though? To create Crimson, SPL redesignedits tried-and-tested circuitries, creating a new, fully-integrateddesign. This, together with new production methods, enabled thecompany to break through previous price barriers to create aboutique-level product at a fraction of traditional Germanmanufacturing costs.
So what exactly does this keenly-priced product offer, then? The24-bit/192kHz-capable Crimson packs an amazing amount of featuresinto its conveniently compact and attractive desktop footprint,that's for sure.
With its 30 I/O channels (10 recording and 20 playback); +/-18Voperational voltage (for professional levels up to +24dB); twoboutique-level, discrete Class A, +/-30V high-voltage mic pre-amps;two Hi-Z instrument pre-amps; two separate headphone amps(individually controllable); dual stereo speaker set connections(and control); monitor signal mix function (from playback andrecording paths); MIDI input and output; plus USB 2.0, S/PDIF inputand output, Crimson creates professional sound at an incredibleprice!
The Crimson USB Audio Interface & Monitor Controller (Model1250) will be available to purchase worldwide from any SPL dealerwith a RRP of €549.00 EURO (including German VAT)/$725.00 USD .Availability is scheduled for June 2013.