Focusrite

Description

The ISA 828 MkII from Focusrite incorporates eight mic preamps, with Lundahl LL1538 transformers on every input. Each channel has the option of mic or line inputs, while inputs 1-4 also feature instrument inputs on the front panel. Each mic pre has variable input impedance, to provide a range of subtly different sonic options when using microphones, including an "ISA 110 setting, which replicates the impedance of the original Focusrite mic pre.

The ISA 828 MkII features high-pass filters, six-segment LED meters and switchable rear-panel insert points, which allow the use of inline processors such as compressors or EQs. Up to 60dB of gain is available, with a further +20dB of continuously variable trim, providing a huge 80dB gain range. Dedicated connectors for mic and line-level inputs allow all sources to be connected simultaneously, making the Focusrite ISA 828 MkII perfect for permanent installation in a rack.

Now comes with Brainworx bx_console Focusrite plug-in
This awesome plug-in recreates the analog signal paths of Focusrite’s revered ISA 110 and ISA 130 modules, which were a part of the Focusrite Studio Console. Designed and coded by the DSP geniuses at acclaimed software house Brainworx, the new bx_console Focusrite VST/AU/AAX plug-in for Mac and PC faithfully captures the sound, feel and styling of the original iconic hardware. 

If you purchased any Red, RedNet or ISA solution from January 2020 on, you will have the plug-in available in your Focusrite account as long as you’ve registered your product.


Features
  • Optional A-D card with up to 192kHz, 24-bit sampling offers high-quality, precision digital audio conversion to Dante, ADAT and AES3
  • Classic ISA mic preamp design featuring Lundahl LL1538 input transformer
  • Switching power supply design allows for efficient and cool operation
  • Front-panel instrument inputs to first four channels
  • Line inputs with dedicated input connectors and front-panel switch
  • Switchable input impedance including classic ISA 110 setting
  • High-pass filters
  • Switchable insert points when used with A-D card
  • Calibratable, per-channel six-segment LED peak-level meters
warning

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

Specifications
Audio Quality
  • Max bit depth: 24-bit
  • Max sampling rate: 192kHz
Inputs
  • Mic preamps: 8
  • XLR only jacks: 8
  • AES/EBU DSUB: 1
Outputs
  • XLR out: 0
  • AES/EBU DSUB: 1
Other Connectivity
  • MIDI I/O: No
  • Word-clock I/O: Out
Onboard Features
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Metering: LED meters
Other
  • Width: 18.98"
  • Height: 3.46"
  • Depth: 12.80"
  • Weight: 15.55 lb.
  • Rack-mountable: Yes
Warranty
All Focusrite products are built to the highest standards, and are designed to provide many years of reliable performance. In the event of a Manufacturing Defect becoming evident during the warranty period, Focusrite will ensure that the product is repaired or replaced free of charge. The warranty for any product purchased on or after the 1st January 2018 is a period of 36 months from the date of original purchase. The warranty period for products purchased on or prior to the 31st December 2017 is 24 months from the date of original purchase.

A Manufacturing Defect is defined as a defect in the performance of the product as described and published by Focusrite. A Manufacturing Defect does not include damage caused by post-purchase transportation, storage or careless handling, nor damage caused by misuse.

While this warranty is provided by Focusrite, it is fulfilled by Focusrite’s distribution partner in the country in which you purchased the product. To contact Focusrite's local distribution partner regarding a warranty issue, click here; they will advise you of the appropriate procedure for resolving the warranty issue. Note that many of the products returned under warranty are found not to exhibit any hardware fault at all. In the case of operational interruption, it’s worth checking other factors such as cables, drivers, software settings and the like, prior to returning your hardware. Contact Focusrite support first, if you experience technical issues.

In every case you will need to provide a copy of the original invoice or store receipt to Focusrite’s local distribution partner. In the event that you are unable to provide proof of purchase, you should request a copy of your receipt from the reseller from whom you purchased the product. If you purchase a Focusrite product outside your normal country of residence, Focusrite’s distribution partner in your normal country of residence will not be able to honor this limited warranty, although you may request an out-of-warranty chargeable repair.

This limited warranty is offered solely to products purchased from an Authorised Focusrite Reseller. This Warranty is in addition to your statutory rights in the country of purchase.

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