500 Series Power Racks
Our Frame 8 rack is handmade in the EU employing the same exact ISEP mechanical components used in the Series 80 consoles. Aluminium rails, guides, etc. This will ensure your vintage modules, as well as any of the currently made, will fit like a glove. Every channel has its own output control as well as illuminated phantom switch. Also, the Frame 8 is ready for linking up to 8 2264 compressors in 2 busses, A or B. Back panel features Neutrik gold plated XLR connectors for Mic and Line inputs, as well as outputs. External Power Supply Unit is connected via Neutrik gold plated 4-pin XLRs. It is configurable for 220-240v or 110v. Power supply is included.
Take Your Whole 500 Series Rig on the Road!Pack up and go with eight of your favorite 500 Series modules in this API 8-slot lunchbox. The 8-slot lunchbox offers a consistent 250mA across all eight slots, providing full compatibility with API 500 Series and VPR-approved modules. Onboard, you'll find all of the things that made the 6-slot (500-6B) chassis such a hit, such as DB-25 D-Sub connectivity for easy I/O and simple cabling, Phantom Power for condenser mics, and a rubber carrying handle, which you can swap for an optional rackmount kit (which you can get here at Sweetwater) for permanent installation. And, as an added bonus, the 8-slot lunchbox even includes toggle switches that allow you to conveniently link channels.API 8-slot lunchbox 500 Series Chassis Features:A handy and highly portable 8-slot 500 Series rackAll 8 slots consistently deliver 250mA of powerFully compatible with API 500 Series and VPR-approved modulesDB-25 connectivity on rear panel keeps your I/O tidy and offers grab-and-go conveniencePhantom Power supplied for each slotToggle switches let you effortlessly link channelsRubber feet and carrying handle provide amazing portabilityRugged steel chassis makes this lunchbox truly road worthyOptional Rack Ears available for rack mounting
10 slot Rack with Power Supply. The API Model 500VPR is powered externally by a tri-polar power supply and is designed to accept API standard format 5.25" X 1.5" modules. The 500VPR is internally wired for PIN 2 hot, and comes with the API L200PS. The input/output jacks are both XLRs. The 500VPR can hold up to ten API modules. API makes several modules to fit this rack, including the 550A, 550B, 560, 525, and 512C. Like all API products, the 500VPR rack enjoys API's standard 5 year warranty.
The API Model 500-6B Lunchbox is a six position rack designed to accept all API standard 5.25" X 1.5" modules. This allows an engineer the flexibility to bring along specialized EQ effects to any situation: 550A, 550B or 560. The Lunchbox is self-powered, with a rear panel selected AC voltage switch, and a removable power cord. The input/output jacks are XLR. The Lunchbox comes standard with a +48 volt internal phantom power supply, bussed to pin 15 for interface with the API 512C. API makes several modules for the 500-6B, such as the 512C mic preamp, the 525 compressor, the 560 Graphic EQ, and the 550B four band EQ. Combinations of these modules make perfect stereo recording packages (two 512C's and two 550B's) or vocalist's box, (one 512C, two EQ's and one 525 compressor). FeaturesHolds 6 API standard modules48 Volt internal phantom power supplySelf-Powered, 100 to 250 Volts, 47 to 63 Hz, SwitchableRubber feet & carrying handle for portabilityRugged steel chassisPerfect for remote recording of Vocalist and InstrumentsOther uses for the versatile Lunchbox include:Multitrack Recording of Acoustic and Electronic Audio Sources.Sound Reinforcement Systems and Recording Live to Multitrack formats.Multiple facility projects where portability is a plus.Broadcast and Audio for Video Production.Custom Channel Input Strips.