Ark console


Discrete - Class A - Modular - Analogue Console

The Ark is available in different versions and configurations

All
Ark consoles share the following:

* Fully discrete, Class-A design
* High Voltage (48V)
* Fully symmetrically balanced discrete summing bus system
* Fully modular, configurable and expandable

* Support for 500 or 51x modules
* Middle input section with 500 / 51x slots or Ark specific modules (EQ’s, compressors) per block of 8 channels
* Up to sixteen 500/51x slots per block of 8 channels

* Dual audio path architecture with independent routing and inserts for each audio path
* 8 subgroups, 2 stereo master outputs and insert send/return per audio path per channel
* Unique Aux Doubling Technology offering up to 16 aux sends (patent pending)

* Classic Analogue Metering with Global Meter Sensitivity switching
* Global light intensity control

* Designed in the EU and the UK.
* Hand-built in the EU.


*
Ark 8 : fully configurable, fully expandable console with 8 to 64 channels and a range of configuration options

*
Ark 1648 : standard configuration with 16 inline channels with EQ, 8 slots for 500 series, 48 inputs to mix

*
Ark 4048 : standard configuration with 16 inline channels, 40 slots for 500 series, 48 inputs to mix



Based on the Ark 8, fully modular, fully configurable console, the Ark 1648 and Ark 4048 feature most of the goodies of the Ark 8 in a standard, affordable package.
While the
Ark 8 remains the top-of-the-line, fully configurable console with an incredible amount of options and configuration possibilities, the Ark 1648 and Ark 4048 are configured as standard consoles, with every option pre-installed.

The
Ark 1648 is a 16 channel inline console with Mic Pre, EQ’s and filters per input channel.
The
Ark 4048 is a 16 channel inline console with Mic Pre and slots for 500-series modules per input channel.

Both feature the same master section with 2 Stereo Mix buses, 8 Stereo Returns and full CRM section with 2 Cue outputs, 4 stereo speaker sets and 4 external inputs.


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The Ark 1648 is a standard console based on the Ark 8

Check the
concept, modules and purchase pages for more
Or go to the
Ark 1648 page for full configuration details

Ark 1648

Standard configuration with:
  • 16 inline channels
  • Dual audio path architecture with independent routing and inserts
  • Each channel equipped with Mic Pre, Equalisers and Filters
  • 4 EQ sections per channel
  • 8 Group buses
  • 16 Auxiliary buses
  • 2 inserts per channel
  • 2 Stereo Mix buses
  • 8 Stereo Returns
  • 48 inputs to the mix bus
  • 8 slots for 500 series modules on Master section
  • Full CRM section with 4 stereo speaker sets and 4 stereo external inputs
  • External inputs to Master buses, group buses and aux buses
  • Classic Analogue Metering with Global Meter Reading switching
  • Global light intensity control

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The Ark 4048 is a standard console based on the Ark 8

Check the
concept, modules and purchase pages for more
Or go to the
Ark 4048 page for full configuration details

Ark 4048

Standard configuration with:
  • 16 inline channels
  • Dual audio path architecture with independent routing and inserts
  • Each channel equipped with Mic Pre
  • 2 slots for 500 series modules per channel - 40 slots total
  • 8 Group buses
  • 16 Auxiliary buses
  • 2 inserts per channel
  • 2 Stereo Mix buses
  • 8 Stereo Returns
  • 48 inputs to the mix bus
  • 8 slots for 500 series modules on Master section
  • Full CRM section with 4 stereo speaker sets and 4 stereo external inputs
  • External inputs to Master buses, group buses and aux buses
  • Classic Analogue Metering with Global Meter Reading switching
  • Global light intensity control

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The Ark 8 can be fully configured to your budget and needs.
More information can be found on the
concept, modules and custom configuration pages.

Ark 8

Fully configurable configuration with:
  • 8 to 64 inline or stereo channels
  • Up to 144 slots for 500 or 51x series modules
  • Each 8-channel bucket can be equipped with 500 slots or our multiple EQ section
  • Dual audio path architecture with independent routing and inserts
  • 8 Group buses
  • 16 Auxiliary buses
  • 2 inserts per channel
  • 2 Stereo Mix buses
  • 8 Stereo Returns
  • Up to 288 inputs to the mix bus
  • 8 or 16 slots for 500 series modules on Master section
  • Full CRM section with 4 stereo speaker sets and 4 stereo external inputs
  • Mono, Stereo, 2.1, 5.1 and 7.1 monitoring
  • External inputs to Master buses, group buses and aux buses
  • Classic Analogue Metering with Global Meter Sensitivity switching
  • Global light intensity control
  • Optional 19” producer desk
  • Optional integrated patchbay
  • Optional double-wide producer desk
  • Optional Transport Control and Fader Automation



Find out more about the concept, modules and configuration of the
Ark here.