Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, along with AMS Neve, has announced a new EQ option, 88R-style four-band EQ, for the Neve Genesys, a custom-crafted, expandable digitally controlled analog recording console that incorporates digital workstation control. This new EQ option is an alternative to the classic 1084 EQ option currently available. Exclusively distributed in the U.S. by GC Pro, the Genesys was designed to address the new realities of the modern professional audio industry for music and postproduction, while building on Neve's 50 years of accumulated technical heritage.
A spokesperson had this to say, "Highly valued by recording professionals, Genesys consoles are the only console available boasting genuine 1073 mic pre transformers. While often imitated, there's only one true Neve console. To celebrate the console's popularity and the new EQ option, GC Pro is offering a very special price on a fixed configuration of Genesys console: $75,000 for a limited time, until the end of March 2013, that's over a 25% discount."
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Additionally, during this promotion, GC Pro will be offering console trade-ins towards the purchase of any Neve Genesys.
About the Neve Genesys
With its unmistakable Neve qualities of exquisite design, peerless craftsmanship and legendary Neve sound, the Genesys is a comprehensive, cost-effective solution to the challenges of audio in the digital age. The base configuration offers 16 channels of mic/line preamps, 16-channel DAW monitoring, 32-channel analog summing at mixdown, Total Reset, DAW control for Pro Tools, Logic, Nuendo and more, 8 auxiliary buses, 8 group buses, 2 main outputs, 4 effects returns, comprehensive metering, 5.1 mixing on each channel strip, 5.1 monitoring, 2 cue mixes, talkback services and an internal power supply. What sets the Genesys apart is its remarkable combination of features and affordability -- an affordable Neve analog console with Neve's legendary sound and digital control at a cost of less than $50,000 enables the widest possible range of professionals to make a genuine Neve console the heart of their studios. Furthermore, the Genesys has the ability to upgrade as studio owners' requirements change -- it can be expanded to over 60 channels in a straight or articulated frame, with options including motorized fader automation, recall, mastering-grade A/D and D/A converters, digitally controlled EQ and dynamics, remote mic amp control and much more.
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