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Rupert Neve Designs 5057 Orbit 16 X 2 Summing Mixer

Original price $1,999.00 - Original price $1,999.00
Original price $1,999.00
$1,999.00
$1,999.00 - $1,999.00
Current price $1,999.00
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Get The Classic Neve Sound With The Rupert Neve Designs 5057 Orbit 16 X 2 Summing Mixer

Firmly rooted in six decades of console design experience, the 5057 Orbit gives your mixes the legendary tonality, power, and wide-open soundstage that only Rupert Neve’s class-A analog summing can provide.Coupled with Rupert’s famous custom audio transformers and Silk Red & Blue circuitry for variable harmonic saturation, the Orbit launches sterile in-the-box mixes to new heights of tone, depth and clarity –without compromising the recallable convenience and repeatability of your DAW-based workflow.

Born to Drive

When you push a mix buss and output transformers towards saturation, the non-linear, musical harmonics that occur are what truly glue a recording together and bring it to life. Rather than using an external summing solution that offers little more than an ultra-clean representation of the in-the-box experience, the Orbit provides the extraordinary richness, harmonic complexity and depth that only aRupert Neve console can bring to your mixes.

The Orbit utilizes a highly custom output transformer configuration originally developed for the acclaimed Shelford Channel, which provides both a Main Output and a -6dB Output – the latter of which enables you to fully drive the Orbit to achieve more transformer harmonics without clipping the next device in the chain. This unique transformer drive is a hallmark of the sound of Rupert Neve throughout the years –and the sound of countless classic hit records.

Classic Sounds on Demand

Texture control with Silk Red and Silk Blue modes gives you complete control over the harmonic density and tonality of your mix – or lets you keep it utterly pristine and uncolored. The Silk Red mode accentuates transformer saturation in the high and high-mid frequencies to amplify the vibrant midrange harmonics associated with Rupert’s vintage equipment, while Silk Blue accentuates saturation of the lows and low-mids to add thickness and weight to any source – especially useful for “thin-sounding” mixes.Unlike EQ, these Silk & Texture controls saturate the output transformers, and add highly musical harmonics to the source material according to the amount of Texture applied.

Drive the mix buss hard, choose your Silk flavor, and crank the Texture knob for a rich, saturated, vintage vibe – or disengage Silk entirely for clear, wide-open sonic beauty. The choice is yours.

Build your Dream

While the Orbit is an extremely effective tool on its own, multiple units can be combined through the BussLink for a higher channel count. The 5057 Orbit can also be used as a building block in an expandable summing system utilizing the 5059 Satellite for flexible summing & routing, and the 5060 Centerpiece for additional mixing and monitoring features. These units create the core of a world-class analog modular console system rivaling any traditional large-scale studio setup.

Channel Separation and Accuracy

With precisely fixed channel levels and accurate mix buss attenuation via high-quality stepped switching, the Orbit’s purist signal path has vanishingly low crosstalk, and channels matched to within +/-0.1dB. This provides your mixes with the widest and most accurate stereo image, the greatest depth, and the most direct signal path, allowing you to hear every single detail of your mixes.

DAW Based Recall without Compromise

Frequent recalls can be a challenge for modern mix engineers. The Orbit’s elegant simplicity and fixed level accuracy provides rapid, repeatable DAW-based recall from mix to mix, while adding the rich, unrivaled sound quality of Mr. Neve’s class-A transformer-coupled mix buss.

There are other summing solutions in the world – but only the 5057 Orbit, 5059 Satellite, and 5060Centerpiece give you the legendary sound of Rupert Neve.


  • 16 Channel +/- 21V Class-A mix buss for massive headroom
  • Silk Red & Blue modes with Texture control to precisely dial in the desired amount of classic tone
  • Dual-tap output transformers create rich harmonic character without clipping the next device in the chain
  • Mono switches enable you to precisely center any mono mix elements like vocals, kick, snare and bass
  • Exceptional linearity and accuracy, better than +/-0.1dB per channel
  • Ultra-low crosstalk for wide open stereo imaging and sonic depthExpandable for higher channel count via buss link to other 5057 units
  • Repeatable, rapid DAW-based recall while adding the rich, unrivaled sound quality of Rupert Neve Designs
  • Robust and compact 1U chassis design with DB25 inputs and XLR outputs
  • Combine with other Rupert Neve Designs summing products to create a world-class modular mix system


SPECIFICATIONS

  • Input Impedance:​16kΩ
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz to 50kHz: +/-0.1dB and 150kHz: -3dB
  • Noise​ (22Hz-22kHz)​: -90dBu typical
  • Maximum Input Level @ 1 kHz:​ +26dBu
  • Maximum Output Level @ 1 kHz: ​+26dBu
  • THD+N% ​(22Hz-22kHz): 0dBu @1kHz: 0.003% and +20 dBu @1kHz: 0.0006%
  • Crosstalk: 1kHz: -103dBu and 10kHz: -93dBu
  • Product Dimensions (W x D x H): 19” (48.3 cm) x 9” (22.9 cm) x 1.75” (4.4 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 10 lbs (4.5 kg)

Manufacturer: Rupert Neve Designs
Model: 5057
SKU: I650637-N-0-WHXB


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