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Solid State Logic Alpha Channel - Channel Strip w/ Mic Preamp

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  • Regular price $1,399.00

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Take Your Tracks To The Next Level With The Solid State Logic Alpha Channel Channel Strip w/ Mic Preamp

With the classic combination of mic preamp, filter, EQ, dynamics, and A/D conversion, the Alpha Channel draws upon SSL's sonic legacy to provide an affordable analogue channel strip designed to provide the perfect front end to your DAW.

The Alpha Channel packs in a sophisticated and versatile collection of features for its size and price; a high-quality mic pre with switched impedance for instrument or line sources, phantom power and phase invert. A VHD circuit for added analogue tone, an Insert for streamlined additional processing, a three band EQ design utilizing the classic SSL channel strip EQ sound and with selectable Bell curve for the LF, a High Pass Filter with 40/80/120Hz cutoff frequency selection, a switched lite limiter to prevent digital clipping, a high quality Analogue to Digital audio converter, and an S/PDIF digital output.

  • Professional ultra-clean mic preamp with Hi Z impedance switch
  • VHD (Variable Harmonic Drive) circuit for added analogue tone
  • Front Panel Combi XLR mic/line/instrument input
  • 1/4" jack instrument auto sensing with passive DI type impedance detection and level matching
  • High Pass Filter with selectable 40Hz, 80Hz or 120Hz cutoff
  • DC Sidechain Link outputs (RCA)
  • Built-in professional quality Analogue to Digital conversion
  • 1/4" analogue out and S/PDIF I/O
  • Auto sample rate sensing and self-adjustment
  • Three band SSL parametric EQ with mid-frequency Q control and dual LF curves
  • Intelligent auto limiting that maximizes recording headroom and avoids DAC clipping



  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 44.5 x 482 x 230 mm / 1.75 x 19 x 9 inch
  • Shipping Dimensions (H x W x D): 80 x 550 x 320 mm / 3.25 x 21.75 x 12.75 inch
  • Weight: 3.0 kg / 7 lb
  • Shipping Weight: 3.5 kg / 8 lb
  • Power: less than 20 Watts


  • Power: IEC320 3-pin connector, 100 – 240 Vac, 50 – 60 Hz
  • Analogue I/O
    • MicrophoneL Balanced, 3-pin XLR-F, Zin = 1kΩ (10kΩ for Hi Z)
    • Instrument Un-balanced, 1/4" Mono Jack, Zin = 1MΩ
    • Output: Balanced, 1/4" Stereo Jack, Zo = 40Ω
    • Insert Send: Balanced, 1/4" Stereo Jack, Zo = 40Ω
    • Insert Return: Balanced, 1/4" Stereo Jack, Zin = 10kΩ
    • Link (2 of): RCA phono, limiter sidechain control voltage (dc.)
  • Digital I/O
    • SPDIF In: RCA phono, 1V pk-pk, Zin = 75Ω, SPDIF format. The ADC will lock to this signal if present
    • SPDIF Out: RCA phono, 1V pk-pk, Zo = 75Ω, SPDIF 24bit format. Synchronized to SPDIF In, else free-runs at 44.1kHz


  • Temperature
    • Operating: +5 to 30 deg. C
    • Non-operating: –20 to 50 deg. C
    • Max. gradient: 15 deg. C/hour
  • Relative Humidity
    • Operating: 20 to 80 %
    • Non-operating: 5 to 90 %
    • Max. wet bulb: 29 deg. C (non-condensing)
  • Vibration
    • Operating: less than 0.2 G (3 – 100Hz)
    • Non-operating, power off: less than 0.4 G (3 – 100Hz)
  • Shock
    • Operating: less than 2 G (10ms max.)
    • Non-operating: less than 10 G (10ms max.)
  • Altitude
    • Operating: 0 to 3000m (above sea level)
    • Non-operating: 0 to 12000m

Manufacturer: Solid Stage Logic
Model: 729999X2
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I246933-N-0-B
UPC: 878076000053

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