2016; JESSUP, MARYLAND: API announces the next addition to its lineup of Large
Format Recording and Mixing Consoles with the AES Exhibition debut of the
Legacy AXS Console. The new Legacy AXS continues API's commitment to an
all-analog signal path with an expanded and powerful feature set. The console
frames range from 32 to 80 channels, with each channel offering dual input
capability and access to two API 200 Series module slots.
One of the new
aspects of the design is a return to the traditional 1.5 inch module width
standard, which allows for the use of API 500 Series Equalizers on a
per-channel basis. The console also features a complete Center Section that
includes six Automated Stereo Echo Returns with motorized faders, 5.1 Surround
Monitoring and a built-in 2500C Stereo Bus Compressor, along with onboard or
remote patch bay facilities to complete the system. A
DAW/Producer's Desk is one of many customizable options available.
The first AXS console has been ordered by Strange Weather Studio's Marc Alan
Goodman and Daniel Schlett for an extensive upgrade of their successful
Brooklyn, NY facility. Marc Alan Goodman comments, "We made a list of
everything we could ever want in a console, and the API AXS checked off every
ABOUT API (AUTOMATED PROCESSES, INC.)
over 45 years ago, Automated Processes, Inc. is the leader in analog recording
gear with the Vision, Legacy Plus, 1608, and the BOX recording consoles, as
well as its classic line of analog signal processing equipment.