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Soundcraft GB4 - 16 Mono Channel Live Sound / Recording Console with 4 Stereo Channels and 4 Group Outputs

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Soundcraft GB4 - 16 Mono Channel Live Sound / Recording Console with 4 Stereo Channels and 4 Group Outputs
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Soundcraft GB4 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 216 Mono, 4 Stereo Input Channels
  • 34 Subgroup Outputs
  • 4Matrix Mixer
  • 58 Auxiliary Sends
  • 6Direct Outputs
  • 7GB30 Microphone Preamplifiers
  • 8Integrated Meter bridge

The Soundcraft GB4 live console series is designed to deliver the audio fidelity and mixing capabilities necessary in front-of-house (FOH) or monitor mixing applications in large or small venues. The GB4 is available in 12, 16, 24, 32 and 40 channel frames to suite specific needs in live sound mixing.

This model is configured with 16 input channels. 16 inputs feature microphone and line level connections, an additional 4 stereo inputs are provided as well. The stereo inputs (ST1 - ST4) provide L/R stereo line level inputs and 3-pin XLR microphone inputs for stereo microphone placement when capturing vocals, instruments, ambiance, etc. The console features 4 group outputs enabling routing to monitors, external recorders, etc. The GB4 series implements Soundcraft's GB30 microphone preamp and EQ, delivering the sonic quality expected of more costly consoles.

Additional features include Soundcraft's famed matrix mixer for added routing flexibility and an integrated meter bridge, enabling accurate metering.

16 Mono, 4 Stereo Input Channels

The GB4 series is available in a variety of frame configurations. This model features 16 mono and 4 stereo inputs

4 Subgroup Outputs

The GB4 series feature 4 group outputs for routing to external recorders, monitors, etc.

Matrix Mixer

The matrix output mixer provides added routing flexibility.

8 Auxiliary Sends

8 auxiliary sends provide plenty of routing to external effects, monitors, etc.

Direct Outputs

All mono inputs provide direct outputs for direct routing to recorders, mixers, etc.

GB30 Microphone Preamplifiers

Soundcraft's GB30 microphone preamplifiers provide an ultra low-noise floor while maintaining high output gain.

Integrated Meter bridge

The GB4 series features an integrated LED and VU meter bridge for accurate metering of input and output level.
UPC: 688705209395

Soundcraft GB4 Specs

Total # Of Inputs16 Total
Mic/Line Inputs16 Line: 1/4" TRS Phone
16 Microphone: 3-pin XLR
Stereo Line Inputs4 Stereo: L/R Paired 1/4" Phone Line & 3-pin XLR Microphone
In-Line Inputs/ReturnsNo
AUX Sends8 Aux Sends
AUX Returns4 Stereo Returns
Inserts1/4" TRS Phone - Mono Inputs, Main Output and Subgroup Outputs
BUS (Group) Outputs4 Subgroups: Balanced 3-pin XLR
2 Trk Master I/OMix L/R: Stereo Paired 3-pin XLR Balanced
ALT I/OALT Stereo: L/R Stereo Paired 1/4" Output
Monitor OutputsMonitor: L/R Stereo Paired 1/4" TRS Phone
EQ SectionHigh Filter: 13kHz, +/- 15dB, 2nd order shelving
Hi-Mid: 550Hz - 13khz, +/- 15dB, Q=1.5
Lo-Mid: 80Hz - 1.9kHz, +/- 15dB, Q=1.5
Low Filter: 80Hz, +/- 15dB, 2nd order shelving
Solo/MuteAll Input Channels
Channel Level Control100mm Faders
Trim/Gain ControlRotary Potentiometers
Phantom Power+48V Phantom individually switched
MeteringInput Channels: Single tri-color 4-segment LED bar graph
Outputs: 7 tri-color 12-segment LED bar graphs, + Meter pod with 3 VU meters (L/R/C)
Frequency Response20Hz to 20kHz <1dB
Dynamic Rangenot specified by manufacturer
Signal-to-Noise RatioMeasured RMS, 22Hz to 22kHz Bandwidth
-128dBu Mic E.I.N. @ unity gain, 150 ohms source impedance
<-82dBu Mix Output, 40 inputs routed to mix
<-83dBu Group & Center Outputs
<-80dBu Aux Outputs
<-89dBu Matrix Outputs
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)<0.006%Mic sens. -30dBu, +20dBu at all outputs @ 1kHz
Power Supply Internal AC PSU - 85V, 270V AC, 50/60Hz universal input
Power Consumption
Less than 150W
Dimensions33.13 x 9.23 x 25.83" (730 x 235 x 656mm) (WxHxD)
Weight48.5 lbs. (22 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight62.65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)38 x 31 x 11"

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