However, the A-Designs Pacifica has a sound and character all its own. The streamlined feature set of the Pacifica delivers exactly what an audio professional needs to quickly record high-quality tracks. Paying homage to the color scheme of the Quad Eight Pacifica console, the hand-crafted A Designs Pacifica sports a rich, cream-colored finish with solid feeling red metal gain knobs, a red +48V phantom power push button with red LED indicator, and grey push buttons for phase reverse and 20dB pad - all giving the Pacifica a look reminiscent of California girls, beach boys, and classic Woodies.
It also has two front-panel Hi-Z instrument inputs, but - just like a classic Woody - its whats under the Pacificas hood that gives the Direct Inputs their distinctive sound. Unlike other preamps, Pacificas DIs are routed through the input transformer, passing signal through two transformers for added depth and richer tone. And these arent just any transformers!Theyre custom-designed input and output transformers built by Tom Reichenbach of Cinemag (whose father Ed built the transformers for the original Quad Eight desks). The output transformers are custom wound and share the same design as those found in the original Quad Eight. The input transformers, however, are pure, proprietary A-Designs. Another major component of Pacificas stellar sound is its extreme bandwidth, ranging from way down at 9Hz all the way up to 101kHz with. The item "A Designs Pacifica" is in sale since Friday, May 06, 2016. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Pro Audio Equipment\Preamps & Channel Strips". The seller is "pflip62" and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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