Designed for Live use this Crest console also works exceptionally well with a DAW recording system. It has 52 channels 48 Mono & 4 Stereo inputs, plus 2 Stereo Aux Returns and a 4 Stereo input sub mixer which can be used for FX returns with EQ and aux sends
This is an extremely well made console with loads of facilities
In our opinion it is worth much more than the asking price
Features include :
8 Audio Groups
8 VCA-groups, switchable
Stereo plus Mono Plus L,R,C Mixing available
8-Discreet Aux sends with individual muting
8 Matrix Outputs
4 Auto Mute switching
The Crest Century VX is very well equipped :
CHANNELS have Balanced Mic & Line inputs with pad & phase reverse plus a variable High Pass Filter and an Insert Switch. The 4 band parametric Equalizer has switchable bandwidth on the 2 mid bands plus switchable Peak & Shelving. The 8 aux sends are provided with Push On/Push Off switches and bi coloured led's showing the status of the aux send. The channel outputs ca be sent to the 8 groups and/or the stereo ( or mono or LCR ) buses. Under the routing switches are the solo switch and a 5 led level meter. The channel output is via a 100mm fader which can also VCA controlled by selecting a VCA group switch. Finally there are 4 Mute Group buttons allowing this channel and others to be muted from the master section. The channels also have Direct Outputs plus Separate Insert send and return sockets.
GROUP MATRIX modules have 2 x 100 mm faders, one for the audio group output and the other for the VCA master.. Above the faders there are 8 pots to send the group output signal to any of the 8 matrix outputs. The matrix is an additional mixer within the VX that can only receive input signals from the 8 sub groups and can be used for fold back mixes or separate monitor mixes.
METER BRIDGE Has VU meters for the 8 Group Outputs plus 8 meters for the Aux Outputs plus 5 large VUs for the Mix output and for the PFL/AFL Solo levels.
DIMENSIONS Long 1706 mm ( 67.2 inches ) Deep 751 mm ( 29.6 inches )