17/01/2013 Bookmark and Share

New hardware from Phoenix Audio

Eight channel pre-amp and 500 series compressor annnounced

Phoenix Audio DRS-8 Mk2 eight channel pre-ampPhoenix Audio DRS-8 Mk2Phoenix Audio have just announced some good looking new gear. The first piece is a Mk2 revision of their DRS8 eight channel pre-amp which features several ease-of-use enhancements and claims improved noise performance. The second is the N90-DRC/500, a 500 series compressor which we got a look at back in October at AES. The unit is based on designs by David Rees, the designer of the famous Neve 2253 Limiter and 2254 Limiter/compressor. See the video here.Phoenix Audio N90 DRCPhoenix Audio N90 DRC

The DRS8 Mk2 and N90 DRC will cost $3650/£2495 and $800/£559 respectively.

For the DRS-8 Mk2 press release please see below.

Press Release: Phoenix Audio is pleased to announce the DRS-8 Mk2, the ever popular multichannel pre-amp was first released in 2010 and now has some substantial improvements for 2013. The new version, now available, builds on the units excellent sonic character, colour and tone but with a new improved PSU board and power transformer offering greater power and much improved overall noise performance. The DRS-8 Mk2 has become more flexible by offering detented output channel pots for easier recall also we re-designed the preamp for greater ease of use during recoding by changing the HPF to 80hz from 120hz and replaced the 30db pad with a 15db pad.

The Phoenix DRS-8Mk2 was designed primarily for vocal and instrument recording and live applications where high quality standards are necessary and demanded by your clients. the DRS-8 is now finding a new home in broadcast applications as well.


Home | Search | News | Current Issue | Tablet Mag | Articles | Forum | Blog | Subscribe | Shop | Readers Ads

Advertise | Information | Privacy Policy | Support | Login Help


Email: Contact SOS

Telephone: +44 (0)1954 789888

Fax: +44 (0)1954 789895

Registered Office: Media House, Trafalgar Way, Bar Hill, Cambridge, CB23 8SQ, United Kingdom.

Sound On Sound Ltd is registered in England and Wales.

Company number: 3015516 VAT number: GB 638 5307 26


We accept the following payment methods in our web Shop:

Pay by PayPal - fast and secure  VISA  MasterCard  Solo  Electron  Maestro (used to be Switch)  

All contents copyright © SOS Publications Group and/or its licensors, 1985-2016. All rights reserved.
The contents of this article are subject to worldwide copyright protection and reproduction in whole or part, whether mechanical or electronic, is expressly forbidden without the prior written consent of the Publishers. Great care has been taken to ensure accuracy in the preparation of this article but neither Sound On Sound Limited nor the publishers can be held responsible for its contents.
The views expressed are those of the contributors and not necessarily those of the publishers.

Web site designed & maintained by PB Associates | SOS | Relative Media