Often imitated, never duplicated.
The ARC-15 radio console is a powerful, general purpose console that meets the needs for On Air Radio & Radio Production studio applications. Designed to be tough, reliable and flexible, this 15 channel console is cost effective and powerful.
If you need a lot of features, but not a big price, the ARC-15 is for you.
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Analog Broadcast Console.
15 Channel - 2 Outputs.
Functionality & Capacity.
The ARC-15 console is designed for all around functionality. With more mics, more outputs, more features; this board does it all, with style. It won't break the budget, but it will break you you free from your old consoles' limits.
Durability has never felt so good. The ARC-15 is extremely RF resistant, as well as built with extraordinary long life components. This board will last generations, giving you the investment that your station deserves.
5 Types of Channels
▪ 1 to 5 Mic channels. Your choice, your configuration.
▪ High performance mic channels, with XLR inputs.
▪ High performance mic preamps.
▪ 48 VDC phantom power.
▪ Additional stereo line inputs, for if you choose to have less mic channels.
▪ Channel 1 features a Talk button to talk to a Studio monitor.
▪ LED illuminated switches.
▪ 8 to 12 Inputs choose between more mic, or more line inputs.
▪ Trim pot adjustable for each channel.
▪ Active balanced RJ-45 inputs for quick and effective installation.
▪ 2 stereo output buses. Both balanced and unbalanced outputs.
▪ Excellent frequency response on all faders.
▪ LED illuminated switches.
▪ Phone channel comes standard, allowing you to connect to a phone hybrid.
▪ Audio & Logic connections available to connect to hybrid.
▪ Listen off-line to a caller using the Cue button.
▪ Talkback button enables you to talk to the caller off-air.
▪ Mix minus feed to the caller is a mix of Pgm-Aud.
▪ LED illuminated switches.
▪ Play & Record in digital with Windows PC or Mac.
▪ USB sound card functionality to work with any software.
▪ Simple connect using standard USB cable.
▪ Play audio from your USB device directly onto your board.
▪ Record audio from your board using any 3rd party software.
▪ LED illuminated switches.
Configured your way.
You may choose between
1 to 5 mic channels with the ARC-15 console. This gives you the ability to have more Stereo Line inputs if needed, or more mic channels.
▪ The Bluetooth channel allows you to connect any Bluetooth device to channel 15 on the board.
▪ Connect your phone using the Bluetooth channel to take calls and put callers on-air.
▪ Connect your tablet wireless to the board, to play audio over the air.
▪ Quality comes standard with the latest in Bluetooth technology.
Assets come standard.
Balanced & Unbalanced Outputs
Pgm output has both XLR balanced, & RCA unbalanced outputs. Both Pgm & Aud include mono mixdowns.
Balanced RJ45 Connectors
All Stereo inputs are world standard balanced RJ45 connectors. 10ft. Cabling is included, no charge.
Momentary switches are 5 million operation & LED illuminated, for an extremely long life. No more need to replace switches or bulbs.
Conductive plastic faders for highest possible resolution and life. Dust covers designed to protect and prolong the life of the fader.
The power supply is auto-sensing 110-220VAC. Certified: UL, CE, CS, CB. Perfect for use anywhere in the world.
Headphone system with stereo amp for 8ohm (or Hi-Z) headphones. Plus Monitor and Cue systems.
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ARC-15 Analog Console Often Imitated, Never Duplicated
15 Channels. Analog Console. Flexible & Powerful.
15 Channels - with 15 channels you can connect more and do more. 8 to 12 Line In inputs allows you to connect to CD players, mp3 players and other analog sources. It's a lot of board for not a big price.
Mic Channels - chose between 1 to 5 mic channels with optional 48V phantom power.
Real VU Meters - stylish and easy to use VU meters for Program & Audition buses.
No More RF - has balanced inputs & outputs for use in high RF environments.
Built Tough - professional throughout, with multi-million operation LED lighted switches and
electronic audio switching. Built for ANY environment.
Socketed IC's - one IC is surface mounted, all of the rest are socketed for ease of service.
2 Stereo output buses. Program & Audition with mono mixdowns.
Active balanced - All outputs & inputs are active balanced.
Stereo or Mono - Both stereo & mono outputs for 2 output buses.
Listen - Monitor & 8 ohm Headphone output as well as built in Cue speaker talkback system with built-in amplifier.
4 types of Inputs. More options, more power.
1 - 5 Mic Channel - Channel 1 is a dedicated mic channel for the board operator. Channel 2-5 can be internally set up as either mono mic or stereo line level inputs. The console therefore supports up to 5 mics and is perfect for talk studio applications. Mic channels 2-5 have remote logic control for turret applications.
Stereo Line level Channel - Channels 6-13 are stereo, line level input channels appropriate for source devices like CD players, MP3 players, network feeds, etc. This balanced model allows you to connect to sources (such as a satellite feed) that are originated in other studios where the wiring could be long and introduce hum & noise.
PC-USB input Channel - Play & Record in digital with a Windows PC or MAC, USB sound card functionality built directly into the module, record audio onto a PC or playback audio from the PC over the air, & LED illuminated swtiches.
Telephone Channel - Channel fifteen (15) is a dedicated telephone channel that easily connects to an external telephone hybrid. The caller can talk to you through the Cue system while a 'Push to Talk' button enables the Control Room mic to talk off-line to the caller. Just select the Air or Recording bus then turn the channel on. What could be easier?
Phone line system. Connect your phone hybrid for a powerful phone system.
Phone Channel - channel 15 is a dedicated telephone channel that easily connects to an external telephone hybrid.
Talkback Cue System - the caller can talk to you through the Cue system while a Talkback button enables the Control Room mic to talk off-line to the caller.
USB input channel. Connect to any Windows PC or MAC for play & record.
Use any software - Use any automation or production software to either play or record.
Playback - play any audio from your PC onto the board and then over the air. Play YouTube clips or any audio from your PC or MAC.
Recording - record audio coming from your board onto your PC or MAC with any production software.
Easy Setup - connect with a simple USB cable.
Start & Stop Automation - with our automation system, you may start & stop the automation system.
RJ45 Connections. Quick & easy install with RJ45 connections.
World Standard - all IO is world standard RJ45.
Cables Provided - 10 foot cables (connectorized at one end with molded RJ45 connectors) are provided for the inputs. This is en expensive option for most consoles but is standard with the ARC-15.
Quick Setup - as simple as plug and play.
Premade wiring - optional cables are available for common connections such as XLR & RCA. Check the accessories section for more information.
Low Profile Design. Defining what attractive is.
Modern & Timeless - The ARC series has a modern low profile & sleek design that is timeless.
110 or 220VAC. Autosensing international power supply.
Autosensing - power supply autosenses between 110 & 220 VAC for domestic or international installations.
AND MUCH MUCH MORE
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Depth - 15 inches - 381mm
Height - 6 inches - 153mm
Width - 33 inches - 839mm
Weight - 40 pounds - 18kg
Depth - 37 inches - 940mm
Height - 19 inches - 483mm
Width - 12 inches - 305mm
*These values may change at any time without notice.
Power Supply (110V / 220V auto-sensing)
15-pin, sub-D, solder cup, DB15M connector
RCA audio cable
RJ45 cable (qty 6)
DB9MF molded serial cable
3.5 mm audio cable
AoIP for Everyone.
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