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Old 11-28-2018, 07:38 PM
albee1952 albee1952 is offline
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Default Re: Resurrecting Mbox PT LE (Win XP)

Originally Posted by MBox XP View Post
Leave you with this little piece of recording trivia....

A 1971 recording console from Abbey Roads Studios in London, was sold in 2017 at Bonham's Auctions for a record world price for a piece of technology 1,441,842 (beating the previous record of 718,000 paid for the Apple 1 computer in 2014)

The Pink Floyd classic album, Dark Side of the Moon was recorded on this console that had the following specifications:
40 channels with limiter/compressor on each, 4 echo returns and 16 monitors, MK3 feature cassettes, track monitor cassettes, dual channel 16 track sync mixer, two banks of 12 pairs of microphone channels, 8 pairs of main channels to centre section, monitor level controls for tracks 1-8 on left and 9-16 on right side, Ernest Turner manufactured VU meters comprising 16 full size VU meters and approximately 50 channel VUs, quadrant radial faders by Painton, with approximately 1600 capacitors (many original), housed in the original semi-wrap-around frame made of block board with teak and mahogany veneer.

And just announced; The Helios console that tracked Stairway To Heaven and a boatload of other major artists of that era, is being auctioned off very soon(also a Bonhams auction) I know what I'd like for Christmas, but Santa sure can't fit it down the chimney
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