Phonitor 2 is the ultimate headphone amplifier for sound and mastering engineers who also mix and master on headphones. Speakers can also be connected, making Phonitor 2 a full-fledged monitor controller.
aluminum is the 45mm large volume knob. Its mass in combination with the motorized Alps RK27 “Big Blue” potentiometer further enhances the “spoon in honey” turning feeling.
The volume can be adjusted with any infrared remote control, which Phonitor 2 simply learns.
Just press the IR programming button on the back and then the buttons for louder and softer.
This video explains how you can use any infrared remote control to remotely control the volume.
or to the active loudspeakers it goes symmetrically via XLR sockets.
The volume control can be switched off by means of a dip-switch on the bottom of the unit.
Two balanced and one unbalanced stereo sources can be connected to Phonitor 2.
If a CD player or other HiFi equipment is connected to the RCA jacks, the consumer level can be raised from -10 dBV to 0 dBu using a dip switch on the bottom of the unit. In this way the sources are comparable in level.
visualize the input levels, which can be switched in sensitivity with the VU Cal switch.
By its very nature, hearing can be directed more to the left or more to the right. This is particularly evident when listening with headphones.
That’s why Phonitor 2 has the finely resolved Laterality control. With it the center can be set perfectly.
in the headphone amplifier is the Phonitor Matrix, thanks to which you can create and evaluate your production through headphones in the same way as through speakers.
To achieve this, the super stereo effect must be corrected. It makes the placement of voices and instruments in the stereo image appear to be more widely distributed and effects like reverb and delays are overdone.