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Tree Audio L/C1

Tree Audio L/C1 is 500 Series classic Opto compressor with ratio selection.
 
All discreet class A VF600 amplifiers with custom wound Cinemag input and output transformers. Quality parts used throughout.

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Controls
• Gain reduction
• 6 selectable ratios: 2:1, 4:1, 6:1, 8:1, 10:1, 12:1
• Output level

Switches
• Link
• Bypass
• 250Hz hi-pass filter, VU
• Gain reduction or output level
• Analog VU meter

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TALC1

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Condition
New
Type
Optical Compressor
Application
Tracking, Mixing, Live
Channels
Mono
Circuit
Solid State
Inout transformer(s)
Cinemag
Output transformer(s)
Cinemag
Format
500
Chassis
1 Slot
Quantity
1
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• High band frequency range 560Hz to 16KHz
• Maximum boost/cut +/- 20dB per band
• Range of bandwidth adjustment 0.16 to 2.0 octave
• Bypass switch
• VF600 discrete amp blocks
• Differential balance input transformer less
• Balance output transformer

Equalizers
Tree Audio
€1,150.15 (incl. VAT)
Availability : In stock

Tree Audio TreeQ 4 Fully functional 4-band parametric equalizer, utilizing Inward Connections' VF600 discrete amp blocks.
• High Band - sweepable from 1.2KHz to 25KHz with peak/shelf select switch
• Mid High Band - sweepable from 300Hz to 7KHz
• Mid Lo Band - sweepable from 80Hz to 1.6Hz
• Lo Band - sweepable from 20Hz to 300Hz with a peak/shelf select switch
• +/- 12dB cut & boost level for all 4 bands
• Adjustable bandwidth control for all 4 frequencies .20 to 2.0 per octave
• 41 detents on all frequency and level attenuators (recallable)
• 31 detents on all band width attenuators (recallable)
• Dual concentric knobs for frequency and bandwidth controls
• Lighted push button EQ in/out switch
• VF600 All Discrete Amp Blocks
• Differential balanced transformerless input
• Balanced output transformer
• Fits standard 500 Series slot configuration mechanically and electrically

500 Series Racks
Tree Audio
€5,072.90 (incl. VAT)
Availability : 15 days

The Tree Audio 3 in the Tree Dual allows you to configure your ultimate channel strips in a compact desktop design. The desktop unit holds six 500 series modules (modules not included). It includes full-featured custom meter modules (included) VU and PEAK. it features selectable linear faders or 24 position stepped potentiometers (1% resistors in 3 dB steps for final output). Bypass any or all modules with local switching. It includes an insert switch (insert additional equipment across final output). The headphone out (mono or stereo) includes level and mute control. Included are all-discrete Inward Connections VF600 amp blocks, Cinemag custom transformers. External linear power supply included. Handbuilt in the USA

Analog Consoles
Tree Audio
€33,332.25 (incl. VAT)
Availability : Please contact us.

Three Audio The Roots Console is a tracking and mixing analog console in 8 channels version, also available in 16 channels version. Each channel strip hosts a tube Mic Pre, a 2 band tube EQ, and a tube optical limiter. The master channel of the Roots can host 4 x 500 Series modules. The Meter bridge offers a full monitoring section, master Vu meters, Buss and Master Sends and The external PSU is also regulated by tubes. Tubes everywhere!

Channel Strips
Tree Audio
€3,467.13 (incl. VAT)
Availability : 9 days
Tree Audio The Branch II may be all you need! It's a stand alone channel strip version of the Roots console, featuring all of the same controls as The Roots, as well as an internal regulated tube power supply. The Branches have been flying out the door. So if all you need is a single channel or two, this is it. It's simple to operate and has an amazing sound. Here's a recent Branch review in Sound on Sound Magazine's September Issue, really informative.

All tube channel Strip
• Same high quality sound and circuity as the Roots Console
• Mic Pre / Line input / Direct input (Instrument DI)
• 2 band EQ
• Limiter

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