The TL-Audio M-4 16-Channel Tube Console is a professional recording console that implements TL-Audio's valve technology and warm sound. The console is available in 16, 24, 32, 40 and 48 channel frames and is ideal for the professional and project studio alike.
This 16-channel chassis features valve preamplifiers on every input channel with balanced microphone and line inputs, send/return inserts and direct output to multitrack recorders. The direct outputs are individually switchable between +4 and -10dBu and optional expansion slots are provided for 24-bit/96kHz and ADAT digital outputs. A four-band EQ section delivers professional control over signal contour and a bypass switch is provided for added convenience.
The TL-Audio M-4 delivers the feel and sound expected of a high quality analog console while numerous tube stages deliver the "big-studio" warmth to home and professional project studios.
Numerous Tube Stages
The TL-Audio M-4 features tube valve preamplifiers on each channel and throughout the console for a classic "big-studio" sound.
Maximum Routing Flexibility
The M-4 features 16 input channels with direct outputs that are switchable between pre and post EQ as well as +4 and -10dBu.
Digital Output Options
The console features expansion slots that house optional eight channel ADAT digital outputs or 24-bit / 96kHz digital outputs.
High Quality EQ Section
The four-band EQ section is designed to provide big-console control over signal contouring. The EQ is perfect for frequency enhancements or solving problems.
Balanced XLR Microphone x16 Balanced 1/4" Phone Line x16
Stereo Line Inputs
Balanced 1/4" Phone x4 (+4 and -10dBu switchable)
Stereo L/R Balanced 1/4" Phone x2
1/4" Phone Send 1/4" Phone ReturnOn all Channel inputs and Master output
BUS (Group) Outputs
2 Trk Master I/O
Balanced XLR L/R Stereo Output
ADAT 8-channel I/O 24-Bit / 96kHz Digital Outputboth optional
Balanced 1/4" Phone L/R Monitor Output
Four Band, with shelving LF/HF and peaking LM/HM, EQ "On" switch and LED HF +/-15dB @ 10KHzHM +/-15dB @ 500Hz to 18KHz LM +/-15dB @ 50Hz to 2KHz LF +/-15dB @ 100Hz.
Mute & PFL switches with LED
Channel Level Control
100mm "K" Series
Sealed Rotary POTS
+48V switched individually
Twin illuminated 45mm VU meters with "Peak" LEDs
10Hz to 40KHz, (Line Input to Track Output) +0, -0.5dB
Not Specified By Manufacturer
-85dBu, 22Hz to 22KHz
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
External 2U rack mounting supply, two meter cable attached to desk with plug and socket on PSU. PSU switchable for 110-220V 60Hz or 220-240V 50Hz use Typical power consumption: (16 channel), 200VA (24 channel), 250VA (32 channel), 300VA