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Custom Ark 8

This console has been installed at Geodesic Records / Geodesic Studio in Houston, Texas

This is (in size) the largest console we’ve built so far.
It’s 240 cm / 95 inches wide.

This console is ready for expansion.
She has a 24 channel frame, with - for now - only 16 channels installed.

The middle section of channel 1-16 has room for a total of 32 500 -series modules, with an additional 16 500-series modules which can be installed at the middle master section.

The double-wide producer desk in the middle has space for a large computer monitor and of course keyboard, mouse or other controllers.

Channel 17-24 have blank panels but are ready to accept the IP111, IP211 and IP311 modules.

Patchbay with full internal wiring has been included.
This section also has 20U rackspace for 19” gear.


- 16x Mic/Line/DAW inputs with 2 slots for 500 modules per channel
- 8x Mic/Line/DAW inputs with our multi-EQ (to be installed)
- double wide middle workspace section
- integrated 20U 19” rails for patchbay and outboard
- all cabling internally to patchbay


Total channels: 16 (currently) / 24 (after ch 17-24 install)
Total slots for 500 modules: 48
Total inputs to mix bus: 32 (currently) / 48 (after ch 17-24 install)



Module/channel/bucket details (left to right) :
Bucket 1: 8x IP111 + 2x IP508 + 8x IP311 + IP401
Bucket 2: 8x IP111 + 2x IP508 + 8x IP311 + IP401
Bucket 3: Double-wide workspace
Bucket 4: Master Section with 2x IP508
Bucket 5: Empty channel bucket ready to install 8x IP111 + 8x IP211 + 8x IP311 + IP403
Bucket 6: bucket with 19” rackrails for patchbay and outboard


This console has been installed at Geodesic Records / Geodesic Studio in Houston, Texas
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Ark8

Example configuration:
8+ channel inline console with EQ and 500 modules :

- 8x Mic/Line/DAW inputs with EQ
- 8x empty channels, ready to install another 8
- master section with 500 series slots (8)
- 8 multipurpose stereo (or mono) inputs on the master section


Total channels: 8 (16 when modules are installed in empty bucket)
Total slots for 500 modules: 8
Total inputs to mix bus: 32 (16 + 16) / 48 when modules are installed in empty bucket


Module/channel/bucket details (left to right) :
Bucket 1: Empty channel bucket ready to install 8x
IP111 + 8x IP211 + 8x IP311 (IP015 and IP401 already installed)
Bucket 2: 8x
IP111 + 8x IP211 + 8x IP311 + IP402
Bucket 3: Master Section with
IP508 and IP516
Bucket 4: producer desk with integrated patchbay. All console wiring has internally been brought to the patchbay.


This console has been shipped to a private studio in Michigan
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Ark 1648
Ark 1648

This is one of our standard configurations.

The Ark 1648 features:

- 16x Mic/Line/DAW inputs with our multi-EQ
- master section with 8 stereo multipurpose inputs


Total channels: 16
Total slots for 500/51x modules: none
Total inputs to mix bus: 48


Module/channel/bucket details (left to right) :
Bucket 1: 8x IP111 + 8x IP211 + 8x IP311 + IP401
Bucket 2: 8x IP111 + 8x IP211 + 8x IP311 + IP402
Bucket 3: Master Section with IP702 and IP516


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Ark8 - inductive EQ, Hi-Cut filter, Lo-Cut filter and Swing EQ
Ark8

IP211
Inductive EQ detail
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Ark8
Ark8

Example configuration:
16 channel inline console with EQ, double-wide producer desk and patchbay :

- 8x Mic/Line/DAW inputs with EQ
- master section with blank middle section
- double wide producer desk
- 8x Mic/Line/DAW inputs with EQ
- integrated 19” rails for patchbay and outboard
- all cabling internally to patchbay


Total channels: 16
Total slots for 500/51x modules: none
Total inputs to mix bus: 32


Module/channel/bucket details (left to right) :
Bucket 1: 8x IP111 + 8x IP211 + 8x IP311 + IP401
Bucket 2: Master Section (500 slots not installed)
Bucket 3: double wide producer desk
Bucket 4: 8x
IP111 + 8x IP211 + 8x IP311 + IP402
Bucket 5: 20U 19” rackrails for patchbay and outboard


This console has been installed at a school.
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Ark 2464 - Gnadenlos Studio
Ark 2464

This is one of our favourite standard configurations.

The Ark 2464 features:

- 24x Mic/Line/DAW inputs with our multi-EQ
- master section with 8 stereo mulitpurpose inputs
- integrated 20U 19” rails for patchbay and outboard
- all cabling internally to patchbay


Total channels: 24
Total slots for 500/51x modules: none
Total inputs to mix bus: 64


Module/channel/bucket details (left to right) :
Bucket 1: 8x IP111 + 8x IP211 + 8x IP311 + IP401
Bucket 2: 8x IP111 + 8x IP211 + 8x IP311 + IP402
Bucket 3: Master Section with IP516
Bucket 4: 8x IP111 + 8x IP211 + 8x IP311 + IP403
Bucket 5: bucket with 19” rackrails for patchbay and outboard


This console has been installed at Herbert Pixner Studio in the Austrian Alps
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Ark8 console with 8 inline channels with EQ.  500 slots and additional stereo returns on the master section
Ark8

Example configuration:
8 channel inline console with EQ and 500 modules :

- 8x Mic/Line/DAW inputs with EQ
- master section with 500 series slots (16)
- 8 multipurpose stereo (or mono) inputs on the master section


Total channels: 8
Total slots for 500 modules: 16
Total inputs to mix bus: 32 (16 + 16)


Module/channel/bucket details (left to right) :
Bucket 1: 8x
IP111 + 8x IP211 + 8x IP311 + IP401
Bucket 2: Master Section with 2x
IP508 and IP516


This console has been shipped to a private studio in California.
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Ark8 console with 24 inline channels with slots for 500 modules on inputs and master section, and integrated patchbay with all cabling internally brought to the patchbay.
Ark8

Example configuration:
24 channel inline console with support for 500 modules and integrated patchbay :

- 24x Mic/Line/DAW inputs with 500 slots
- master section with 500 slots
- integrated patchbay
- all cabling internally to patchbay



Total channels: 24
Total slots for 500 modules: 64
Total inputs to mix bus: 48



Module/channel/bucket details (left to right) :
Bucket 1: 8x
IP111 + 2x IP508 + 8x IP311 + IP401
Bucket 2: 8x IP111 + 2x IP508 + 8x IP311 + IP402
Bucket 3: Master Section + 2x IP508
Bucket 4: 8x IP111 + 16x 500 slots + 8x IP311 + IP403
Bucket 5: 20U 19” rackrails for patchbay and outboard


This console has been shipped to a private studio in France.
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Ark8 flat (horizontal) topshelf, so even decent sized speakers can be put on top
Ark8

Flat (horizontal) top-shelf, so even decent sized speakers can be put on top.
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Ark8 - Hand-crafted wooden master CRM volume knob
Ark8

Hand-crafted wooden master CRM volume knob
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Ark8 console - 16-channel example configuration
Ark8

Example configuration:
16 channel inline console with double-wide producer desk and patchbay :

The middle section has been left blank. Our own EQ or 500-series slots can be installed here.


Total channels: 16
Total inputs to mix bus: 32
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