Universal Audio has partnered with original Euphonix founders Scott and Rob Silfvast to design a revolutionary series of DAW "expansion & enhancement" products under the Desktop Console System (DCS) family brand. DCS combines UA's pedigree for sonic excellence with the usability/features of professional consoles in a new type of convenient "micro-console" desktop form factor, ideal for today's project/producer studios. The first 2 products in the DCS series (the Remote Pre & Monitor Master) combine a base station with a DCS-Link™ connected remote that puts every control within direct proximity to the user in a convenient remote format.
The DCS Remote Preamp combines 2 console-grade mic-pres, specialized monitoring capabilities for artist & engineer, and easy remote control/DAW integration making an ideal upgrade to the basic features/sonics found in most audio interfaces. With 100% digital control of analog, the Remote Preamp offers fully remote-controllable, highly detailed, uncolored recording based on its advanced transimpedance design. The two channels of the DCS Remote Preamp can be used dual mono or can be joined for stepped, matched-stereo gain structuring. Plus a Mid/Side encoder is included, allowing for direct recording of the MS-Stereo result.
The Remote Pre also features a high-quality headphone amp with "monitoring only" effects such as user-tailored reverb and EQ, making it easy to quickly create an artist monitor mix without having to deal with complex configuration or latency issues inside the DAW. Best of all, the remote control can be placed anywhere from desktop to recording room, giving the artist flexibility unlike any other device in its class. Position the preamp as close to the source as desired, or remotely control your own recording experience away from the computer as you keep the remote close at hand. Lastly, the DCS Remote Preamp offers high quality backlit VU metering for observing Preamp Output or DAW/Cue levels
- 2 channel linkable, console grade transimpedance mic preamp/DI - Mono, Stereo or Mid/Side recording - Monitoring features such as high quality headphone amp, Reverb and EQ - DCS-Link™ - 100% digitally controlled analog signal path via (CAT-5) interconnect - Remote design allows up to 300 ft. distances from preamp for large or multi-room setups
Microphone Inputs: - Connection: XLR balanced, transformer-less - Impedance: 2 k ohms - Noise: -130dBu EIN, 50 ohms 20Hz to 20kHz, 69 dB gain
Direct Inputs: - Connection: TRS balanced or TS unbalanced, transformer-less - Impedance: 4 M ohms balanced, 2 M ohms unbalanced - Noise: -102dBu EIN, 50 ohms 20Hz to 20kHz, 42 dB gain