RUPERT NEVE 5060 Centerpiece

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Specifications
BrandRUPERT NEVE Model5060 Centerpiece
Description
5060 Centerpiece
24 x 2 Desktop Mixer
New Class-A Topologies
The new +/- 24V class-A topologies in the 5060 are the key to a more detailed, sweeter and spacious mix buss. With zero crossover distortion and unmatched purity, the 5060 delivers the sound of the 5088 to your desktop. To get more dynamic harmonic content out of the mix buss, you can push the levels on the input channels into the mix buss to find the “sweet spot”.
Custom Transformers
Beyond providing ground-loop free interfacing, Rupert’s custom transformers in the 5060 are responsible for its larger than life sound. To accentuate the classic tone from the output transformers, you can use the Silk / Texture controls to dial in the desired amount of “color” depending on what each mix needs.
Stereo Input Channels 1-8
A professional grade 100mm fader determines the level of stereo input channels 1-8, with up to +10dB of additional line gain. Channels 1-8 can be either stereo or center-panned mono, and have both mute switches and inserts. The insert send of channels 1-2, and 3-4 has optional talkback assignment for use when feeding channels 1-8 through the 5060 to multichannel cue systems. The insert sends on channels 1-8 may also be used as a pre-fader send to a multi-track recorder.
Stereo Inputs Channels 9-24
Eight active stereo inputs with rotary faders for stem and aux inputs.
Stereo Buss Master
A 100mm stereo fader provides level control for the master stereo buss, outputting to both the stereo buss monitor signal and the stereo master output. For adding compression and EQ to the mix buss, there is also a transformer-coupled insert engaged by the Insert switch.
Texture & Silk Red / Blue
Every mix demands its own treatment. Continuously variable Texture controls with Silk Red and Silk Blue modes allow the engineer to fine-tune the harmonic ratio and tonality of the 5060’s outputs – or to leave each mix pristine and uncolored. The Silk Red mode accentuates the transformer saturation in the highs and high-mid frequencies to add a “sparkle” to the mix, while Silk Blue accentuates the saturation of the lows and low-mid frequencies to add thickness and density – especially useful for dry, somewhat anemic mixes. Unlike EQ, these Silk & Texture controls saturate the output transformers, and add musical harmonics to the source material according to the amount of Texture applied.
Drive the mix buss hard and crank the Texture knob for a rich, saturated, vintage vibe – or disengage Silk entirely for clear, wide-open sonic beauty.
Talkback
The included talkback mic is activated by depressing the Talkback switch. The Talkback has level control, a direct out, and assignment to insert sends 1-2 & 3-4. When the talkback switch is depressed, the speaker output levels are lowered according to the setting of the Dim control. A talkback remote may also be plugged into the ¼” talkback remote input on the back of the 5060.
Transport Controls
Standard transport functions in DAWs including play, stop, record, fast-forward, rewind, loop, shuttle / jog and marker drop are controlled through MIDI or USB interconnection.
Monitor Source Selection
Selects the monitor source from between the stereo buss and three external monitor inputs.
Monitor Select
Selects which speaker output is active. By holding the Mon 3 button, the Mon 3 outs will “latch” on, allowing both Mon 1 & 2 for use with subwoofers or speakers in the cutting room.
Headphone Amplifier
A class-A reference-grade headphone amplifier with headphone level control. The headphone signal follows the selection of the monitor select.
Monitor Level
A precision 21-step attenuator provides highly accurate left/right stereo tracking, perfect repeatability, and determines the level of the monitor output.
Meters
VU meters display the RMS signal level of the selected monitor source, and the peak indicator illuminates red when the peak threshold has been exceeded.
Dim
Engaged when either the Dim or Talkback switch is depressed, Dim reduces the monitor volume between -6dB and -30dB.
Connections
Mix Inputs 1-24: 2 x DB-25
Mix Channel Inserts Send/Return1-8: 1 x DB-25
Mix Send to External Monitor:
Monitor Outputs (Mon 3 latching): 6 x XLR
Talkback Output: 1 x TRS
Talkback Remote: 1 x TS
Stereo Mix Insert/Return L-R: 4 x TRS
Stereo Mix Output:2 x XLR
Midi In / Out: 2 x Midi
Computer Connection: USB
Power:3-Pin IEC
Dimensions
18.5″ wide x 12.5″ deep x 5.75″ high in the back (3.5″ in the front)
Stereo Outputs
(unless otherwise specified, frequency is 1 kHz)
Channels 1-8 Max input level
Fader at 0: 25.4 dBu
Fader at +10: 15.2 dBu
Channels 9-24 Max input level
trim at 0: 25.4 dBu
Max Output level
Any combination of inputs: 25.4 dBu
THD+N
Channels 1-8, fader at unity, THD+N BW <10 Hz – 80k Hz
+20 dBu, 20 Hz: 0.023%
+20 dBu, 2 kHz: 0.0022%
+20 dBu, 20 kHz: 0.016%
Channels 9-24, trim at unity, THD+N BW <10 Hz – 80k Hz>
+20 dBu, 20 Hz: 0.023%
+20 dBu, 2 kHz: 0.0032%
+20 dBu, 20 kHz: 0.017%
Noise
BW 22 Hz – 22 kHz
Channels 1-24: Better than -90 dBV
Channels 9-24: Better than -100 dBV
X-talk
+ 10 dbu, 10 kH, L/R: -49 dB
Channel to channel
CMRR at 1K input to channel 1, 0 dBu fader at unity: -70 dBu
Frequency Response
10 Hz to 120 kHz: +/- 0.25 dB
185 kHz: -3 dB
IMD
+4 dBu, CCIF/DFD: 0.0008%
Silk (Texture control at maximum)
Noise
+20 dBu in, 20 Hz: Better than 5%
+20 dBu in, 200 Hz: Better than 0.2%
Frequency Response
0 dBu in, 20 kHz – 2.3 dBu
Distortion
+20 dBu in, 20 Hz –Better than 5%
+20 dBu in, 200 Hz – Better than 0.15%
Frequency Response
0 dBu in, 30 Hz: -1 dBu
Peak LED’s:
Trigger Threshold: +22 dBu
Monitor Outputs
Max Output level 1 kHz: +25 dBu
THD+N
+20 dBu, 20 Hz: 0.023%
+20 dBu, 2 kHz: 0.0032%
+20 dBu, 20 kHz: 0.017%
Noise
1-24: Better than -90 dBV
9-24: Better than -100 dBV
Headphone Out
Max output level: Better than +20 dBu, unloaded
THD+N
2 kHz into 68 ohms, 16 dBu output: Better than 0.02%
Noise (22 Hz – 22 kHz): Better than -85 dBV
Minimum Load: 16 ohms recommended (8 absolute min)