Burl Audio BAD8  From Burl

Eight-Channel ADC Card for Burl B80 Mothership

Burl Audio

$2,699.00

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Manufacturer's Description from Burl

The BAD8, 8-channel analog-to-digital daughter card for the B80 and B16 MOTHERSHIP is the result of over 25 years of R&D A/D design experience.  Following on the overwhelming success of the B2 BOMBER ADC and the BAD4, the BAD8 employs a next generation analog circuit path and the latest in analog to digital conversion.  This is a no compromise design utilizing all class-A, discrete transistor circuitry and the legendary BX1 transformer coupled input.  The BAD8 benefits from the new form factor of the BX1 transformer, allowing for more channel density.  The BAD8 also boasts the latest analog-to-digital conversion technology giving it great tone with even greater detail and amazing low latency.

 

BAD8 Features: 

 

• 44.1k Hz to 192k Hz, 24 bit, 8 channel ADC 

• Proprietary, high definition, BURL AUDIO BX1 transformer input 

• Next generation, all class-A, discrete transistor signal path with zero feedback, zero circuit path capacitors 

• Next generation AD conversion 

• Low latency 

• 8-channel DSUB connectivity

Burl Audio

About Manufacturer

Founded in 2006, BURL Audio is a pro audio gear engineering and manufacturing company based in Santa Cruz, California. Based out of Paradise Recording and spearheaded by Rich Williams, BURL Audio's gear is designed in a commercial recording studio, by professional recording engineers, for recording engineers. Our Philosophy The philosophy of BURL Audio is to provide the best possible recording devices, in modular, outboard units, to all levels of recording engineers at a reasonable price. All BURL Audio products are designed to improve your recording, mixdown, and mastering significantly. BURL Audio's products are designed to be a life-long asset to your studio. Our Plan BURL Audio is dedicated to bringing you ground breaking studio gear that will change your life. The B2 Bomber ADC will be followed by the B2 Bomber DAC for detailed monitoring. From these we will derive a modular line of multi-channel ADCs and DACs featuring the same audio path and love of the B2 series. On the heels of the converters, BURL Audio will begin offering tasty microphone preamps, such as the B1and B1D (now available), and outboard mix buses. Direct boxes and a clock source are also in the BURL Audio product plan. Webster on BURL Burl is the root of the word burly. Webster defines burly as follows: Main Entry: bur?ly Pronunciation: 'b&r-lE Function: adjective Inflected Form(s): bur?li?er; -est Etymology: Middle English : strongly and heavily built : HUSKY - bur?li?ly /-l&-lE/ adverb - bur?li?ness /-lE-n&s/ noun Burl is also defined as a tough, yet beautifully knotty base of 2000 year old redwood tree trunks. Burly is the heavy surf and fog that descends without warning over Santa Cruz, California. Burly is the dual rectified guitar and kick drum recorded through a BURL Audio B2 Bomber ADC and B1 Mic Pre. Burly is the toughness and heavy build quality of a BURL Audio unit. BURL is a creative state of mind. BURL is about music, grace, and power.