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Radial Engineering PowerStrip 500 Series 3-Slot Rack  From Radial

The PowerStrip is a three module rackmount power supply designed to bring the fun and excitement of 500 series modular audio to everyone!

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$349.99

Retail:  $400.00

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Radial Workhorse 5000 Rack for API 500-series - AES '09

Radial Engineering unveils their extremely demanded and versatile Workhorse 5000 rack, which has 8x API 500-series compatible rack slots with hosts of additional improvements and features to a standard rack, as well as an 8x2 summing mixer (with pan) designed by former Neve engineers. The device features virtually every feature one could ask for in a 500-series rack, and a price tag that is frighteningly good. The entire Radial Engineering product line is available for purchase through Sound Pure, who is always available to answer any questions you have about high-end recording equipment and expert recording techniques. Call Sound Pure toll free 888-528-9703, or e-mail them at sales@soundpure.com

Manufacturer's Description from Radial

Unlike other single space power racks that are limited to two modules, the innovative triple-module design allows you to put together a traditional channel strip, combining a mic preamp with an equalizer and dynamic control using a compressor-limiter all within the confines of a single RU 19" rack. With so many choices of modules available today, this opens the door to creating unique signal paths to allow your music to stand out.

Following the criteria established by the Radial Workhorse, the PowerStrip is 100% backwards compatible with older API modules while being optimized for Radial's expanding range of preamps, processors and routing devices. Construction begins with 14 gauge steel and features dual gold contact EDAC 15-pin connectors for optimal signal transfer. To maximize headroom, the external supply delivers 500mA of current for voltage hungry modules plus a separate 48V phantom tap delivers 10mA of current for microphone preamps. Rear panel connectivity includes standard XLRs for each slot along with ¼" TRS connectors for multing modules, cross patching and parallel processing. Instead of the traditional 'hardwire patch' system employed by others, The PowerStrip employs an innovative feed function that patches modules together in series without the need of cables. And stereo modules no longer need to be soldered to be paired, they can now be sync'd together using a simple switch. The PowerStrip is also equipped with Omniport on each sot. This TRS jack enables the module manufacturer to implement a unique function for a given module such as a key input on a gate.

The PowerStrip makes it easy to assemble a variety of modules to create the ultimate channel strip and the compact single RU design opens the door for use in both studio and concert touring.

 

  • Single RU power rack houses three 500 series modules
  • Designed to create the ultimate input strip
  • Compatible with Radial and older API systems
  • Provides up to 500 mA of shared current
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Radial Engineering is a manufacturer and distributor of professional audio equipment, building tools for the working audio and audio-video professional. Radial is located on the Fraser River, just outside Vancouver, British Columbia in the municipality of Port Coquitlam. The company began operations in the fall of 1991 as the Canadian distributor of Mogami cable and Jensen Audio Transformers. In 1992, it became a limited corporation under the JP Cabletek Electronics Ltd. banner. The Radial name was first used on house branded cables and snake systems. The Radial name and logo represents a cross section of quad cable; Radial being round. In 1996 the Radial JDI direct box was launched. This led the way to the Radial JDV and today, over 50 electronic products are now being produced under the Radial, Tonebone and Forest Audio brands. In 2001, the Primacoustic brand was launched to address the growing demand for acoustic products for the burgeoning home recording market and in 2006, the company officially changed its name to Radial Engineering Ltd.

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