The ISA430 MKII A-D Card represents the pinnacle of Focusrite's analogue channel strip technology, bringing together all the classic designs in one comprehensive production tool. Augmented with additi... Click To Read More About This Product
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The ISA430 MKII A-D Card represents the pinnacle of Focusrite's analogue channel strip technology, bringing together all the classic designs in one comprehensive production tool. Augmented with additional features and flavours, alongside unmatched internal routing and connectivity, the ISA430 MKII enables today's recording professional to enjoy the unique sonic contribution of these heritage designs within one extremely versatile processor. Focusrite's iconic status as the leading manufacturer of channel strips remains unrivalled.
Classic Focusrite transformer-based Mic-pre with variable impedance and 'Air' feature
Multi format Compressor; switch between Focusrite's transparent VCA circuit and a vintage optical circuit
Unmatched flexibility with an incredible variety of insert points and variable signal path arrangements
Ability to function as 4 separate modular processors: mic pre, EQ, Dynamics and stereo ADC
Precision VU metering of input level, Insert 1 or 2 Return level, Compressor gain reduction or Sidechain listen level (switched)
Classic Focusrite EQ design; an expanded version of the_original ISA 110
Post mic pre output for the shortest possible signal path
Proprietary Focusrite discrete Class A VCA Gate and Expander designs
'Listen' feature for precise control over compression, gating,_expansion and de-essing
De-esser design based on optical technology for lower distortion_and transparency
Soft Limiter to avoid critical digital overload
Line Gain Range: +10dB to +40dB continuously variable Input Impedance: >1M Ohm
Mic Gain Range: 0 to +60dB in 10dB steps Input Impedance: Variable as follows: 600 Ohm, 1k4 Ohm, 2k4 Ohm, 6k8 Ohm EIN: -128dB with 150 Ohm terminating impedance at 60dB of gain Noise: -97dBu THD: 0.001% with -20dBu 1kHz input and 20Hz?22kHz bandpass filter
Compressor (VCA mode) Threshold Range: -28dB to +12dB Ratio: 1.5:1 to 10:1 Slope: Soft knee Attack: 100s to 100ms Release: 100ms to 7s, variable or auto (program dependent)
Compressor (Vintage Opto mode) Threshold Range: -28dB to +12dB Ratio: 1.5:1 to 5:1 in Comp mode, 5:1 to 20:1 in Lim mode Slope: Soft knee in Comp mode, Hard knee in Lim mode Attack: Fixed Release: Fixed
EQ Low Pass Filter: 18dB/oct from 400Hz to 22kHz High Pass Filter: 18dB/oct from 20Hz to 1k6Hz Parametric section is comprised of: Low-mid & Hi-mid parametric, each with continuously variable boost/cut with centre detent, frequency sweep control with two ranges, and fully variable Q. Low-mid frequencies 40Hz to 400Hz (120Hz to 1k2Hz when x3 is pressed). Hi-mid frequencies 600Hz to 6kHz (1k8Hz to 18kHz when x3 is pressed) Shelving section is comprised of: High Frequency Shelf: The frequency range steps are 1.5kHz, 3.3kHz, 6.8kHz and 15kHz (2.2kHz, 4.7kHz, 10kHz and 18kHz when Hi Range is engaged). Low Frequency Shelf: The frequency range steps are 20Hz, 56Hz, 160Hz and 460Hz (33Hz, 95Hz, 270Hz and 655Hz when Hi Range switch is engaged)
Gate Threshold Range: -40dB to +10dB Gate Range: 0 to -80dB Attack: switched fast or slow Release: 100ms to 5s Hold: 20ms to 4s Expander Ratio: 0 to 5:1
De-Esser Threshold Range: 22dB Frequency Range: 2k2 to 9k2 Ratio at centre frequency: 2:1
All Focusrite products are built to the highest standards and should provide reliable performance for many years, subject to reasonable care, use, transportation and storage.
In the event of a Manufacturing Defect becoming evident within 12 months from date of purchase Focusrite undertakes that the product will be repaired or replaced free of charge if the product is returned to the authorised dealer from whom it was purchased. In these circumstances, or if you need an out-of-warranty repair to your Focusrite product, please contact your local Focusrite distributor in your country of residence or business : Find your local distributor here and you will be advised of the correct return procedure.
Alternatively contact the Focusrite Reseller from which you purchased the product. If you purchase a Focusrite product outside your country of residence or business you will not be entitled to ask your local Focusrite Distributor to honour this Limited Warranty, although you may request a chargeable repair.
Alternatively, the unit may be returned at your cost to the dealer you purchased the unit from so that they can organise a Warranty repair with their Focusrite Distributor.
This Warranty does not include cost of shipping to and from the authorised dealer from whom it was purchased. In every case it will be necessary to provide the original invoice or store receipt to accompany the defective product to the supplying dealer. This Limited Warranty is offered solely to the first purchaser of the product from an Authorised Focusrite Reseller (defined as a reseller which has purchased the Product directly from Focusrite Audio Engineering Ltd. in the UK or its Authorised Distributors outside the U.K,) and is not transferable.
This Warranty is in addition to your Statutory Rights in the country of purchase.
Please note: A Manufacturing Defect is defined as a defect in the performance of the product which may be expected from a reasonable interpretation of the published description and performance specifications as published by Focusrite Audio Engineering Ltd. This does not include damage caused by post-purchase transportation, storage or careless handling, nor damage caused by misuse.
A significant proportion of products returned under Warranty (which are very few in number compared to numbers sold) are found not to exhibit any fault at all. Please check that the mains voltage is correctly set for your local supply and that your connecting cables are in good order and correctly connected.
If in doubt about the product functions please read the user guide and if necessary contact your dealer for advice before returning the product to the supplying dealer. You can also contact the Focusrite Tech Support team at the Focusrite Answerbase for general advice.
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