Manuals and user guides for Aphex professional audio equipment. , Aural Exciter and Optical Big Bottom, User Manual. , Two Channel Tube Mic and. aural exciter and big bottom. optical. Instruction Manual P/N Revision 2 Released 09/01/ Manufactured by. Aphex Systems Ltd. When we originally modeled the unit, replicating its sound in both insert and aux send/return modes, we realized that each mode had its own unique sound.

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The Aural Exciter is a prized part of any nightclub or live DJ’s amp rack. Without a doubt, with the disengaged, the performance was a less engaging experience. Strings were too plinky, voices overly sibilant.

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You must have the additional amplifier power available to drive and power handling available in the speakers to take the additional signal level. We apply a kind of counter gate aphxe long as there’s content, when the decay drops farther the sustain shuts off.

Please explain the problem you are having. Units like the Peavy and BBE do not do the same thing.

Where is our power as consumers? More is not always better, and ahpex you misuse it, what you get will sound really BAD. When the recording went regular, and Ben came out of the box, there were still audible benefits.


I miss that single-ended, Class A tube preamp, and if I could pull a redo, I wouldn’t have traded it as part of a system in exchange for a motorcycle. But, like any tool with substantial capabilities, the Big Bottom and especially the Aural Exciter can do way too much. At first you look to hear the effect, and then you want something more subtle. It is so simple and greatly enhances the sound quality.

Posted Tue 02 Sep 08 The Aphex is not an EQ iether. Tight, smooth, and with a bit of kick, and in most cases, sounding more natural.

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Who can blame them? Recording, Mixdown and Post Production – The Aural Aphx was born in the recording studio, and mamual legacy is founded on thousands of legendary recordings bearing the unmistakable Aphex sound.

Subjectively, it was kind of like adjusting the thickness of the soup base. Captain Purple’s Revenge Well aside from the obvious aforementioned, potentially greater enjoyment of recorded music, I’ll tell you about the revenge laid upon me.

It supposedly targets transients, low or high in amplitude. EQ is used to boost or cut frequencies to obtain or give your system a certain “Voice”. Traditional EQ increases the output level of the targeted frequencies. It still sounded old, it just sounded more freshly pulled from the archive, with more vibrant dust. Good kit but totaly different job. If you’re getting distortion from clipping in a playback system, either your power amplifier is not up to task, your gain settings are screwed up somewhere in the chain, or a piece of gear is broken.


In most cases, we’re lucky if it’s even pleasant under the spectacles of a high fidelity audio system. The only polyester pants I ever owned were made by Ben Davis. The result was that it widened the sound, made it sound more dimensional.

And kanual mixes, it adds power, presence and sparkle. As I’ve auditioned many piece of gear in an obsessive quest for audio inner peace, I have gravitated toward what I felt were more neutral, more reliable components, but the side effect is that because most recordings lack anything of drama, the presentation follows.

By the mere fact that information must be synthesized, i. When I reviewed a particular 5. Part of this is simple compression, in that a kick drum at real levels would destroy most loudspeaker setups, and even fairly good ones, if it were presented in its full dynamic range.