AEQ OPERA STUDIO Professional Broadcast Mixing Console

MSRP: $9,055.00
$8,603.00
(You save $452.00 )
SKU:
OPERA STUDIO
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Support Documentation:
Manual_AEQ_OPERA.pdf

In 1994 AEQ launched the extremely reliable, and very popular BC-500 audio mixing console for the broadcast market. Building on this highly successful product line, AEQ is now launching its replacement - the OPERA. While OPERA has the same basic features as the BC-500, it now provides the discerning professional audio engineer with up-to-date technology and great new features - delivering superb sound quality, reliable 24x7x365 operation, a perfect fit for medium to large radio station operations.

  • New aesthetically pleasing appearance
  • User friendly design and operation
  • Modularity for easy maintenance
  • Fully adjustable monitor bridge
  • Large, bright dual VU meters
  • High quality two-way stereo monitor speakers
  • Auto-ranging and efficient power supply
  • No-maintenance LED illuminated switches
  • RF filters on inputs
  • Balanced transformer on Mic - Line Inputs and Outputs
  • Fader Start and VCA signal control on faders
  • Standard chassis - accommodates 17 individual Input / Output channels
  • Totally configurable per your requirements
  • Option of 1 or 2 digital telephone hybrids
  • Conference between telephone hybrids
Input
  • OP-11 Channels. Mic/Line mono:
    • Transformer balanced input
    • Mic/Line switch
    • Adjustable input gain
    • Insertion point for external processors return signal
    • 2 band equalizer
    • Clipping indicator
    • PFL (Pre-fader listening) button
    • Telephone send level adjust
    • Stereo Auxiliary buss send adjust
    • Master buss send switch
    • CHANNEL ON (channel mute) button with ON AIR signaling and speaker mute
    • 100 mm. fader with VCA control
    • XLR3 female input connectors for mic and line.
  • OP-22 Channels - Dual Stereo Line:
    • Dual stereo electronically balanced input
    • Line A / B switch
    • Input gain adjust
    • Mono / Stereo selector
    • Clipping indicator
    • PFL (Pre-fader listening) button
    • Telephone send level adjust
    • Stereo Auxiliary buss send adjust
    • Master buss send switch
    • CHANNEL ON (channel mute) button with independent machine start for input A and B
    • 100 mm. fader with VCA control
    • XLR3 female input connectors.
  • Auxiliary input functions:
    • Two external stereo electronically balanced inputs for PFL in Control and Studio
    • Intercom external line input.
Input & Output Channel
  • OP-33 Channel. Bi-directional line access:
    • Mono input and output for external telephone hybrid, 4-wire line or codec
    • Remote control for hybrid or codec with ring indicator and off-hook button
    • External line send level adjust
    • PFL button for incoming and outgoing signals
    • Stereo Auxiliary buss send adjust
    • Master buss send switch
    • CHANNEL ON (channel mute) button
    • 100 mm. fader. VCA control
    • XLR3 female input connectors. XLR3 male output connectors. DB9 connector for remote control.
  • OP-33 MPX Channel. Digital hybrid for normal bi-directional telephone line:
    • Direct connection for telephone line with extra connector for auxiliary telephone set
    • Ring indicator and off-hook button
    • External line send level adjust
    • FREQ. EXTENDER function to obtain more bass presence in calls to compatible units
    • Multiplex function with a second OP-33 MPX, to allow 2 calls multiconference
    • PFL button for incoming and outgoing signals
    • Stereo Auxiliary buss send adjust
    • Master bus send switch
    • CHANNEL ON (channel mute) button
    • 100 mm. fader. VCA control
    • RJ-11 connector for telephone line and auxiliary telephone set.
Output
  • OP-40 Channels. Auxiliary and Main Output:
    • Each console can integrate two output channels
    • Each channel has one stereo and one mono summed transformer balanced ouputs
    • 100 mm. fader. VCA control
    • Three XLR3 male connectors.
  • Output auxiliary functions:
    • Monitoring bridge with speakers for PFL and T-back with level adjust
    • PFL sum buss (with associated reset) routed to VU meters and speakers in monitoring bridge
    • CRM balanced stereo output with level adjust. Monitor cut for self-operation or control-studio mode.
    • Dual control headphone output with level control
    • SRM balanced stereo output. Master, Aux, Ext1 and Ext2 selection.
    • Studio headphone output with level control.
Other Characteristics
  • ON AIR signaling and monitor cut switch for self-operation and control-studio mode
  • T-back microphone for Master, Aux, Studio, Telephone and Intercom
  • Two stereo VU meters for Program and Select / PFL
  • Cough-cut.
  • POWER: Autorange: 100-240 VAC, 160 VA, 50/60 Hz.
Weight & Dimensions
  • Approx. weight: 30 Kg (66 lbs).
  • Dimensions:
    • Width: 835 mm. (32.9")
    • Depth: 585 mm. (23")
    • Height above desk: 195 mm. (7.7")
    • Depth below desk: 105 mm. (4.1").
  • Countersink hole:
    • Width: 800 mm. (31.5")
    • Depth: 535 mm. (21")
    • Minimum space from upper-surface of the desk: 125 mm. (4.9").
Configuration
  • 4 Micro / Line Mono modules (OP-11).
  • 6 Dual Line modules (OP-22).
  • 1 Telco Input/Output, Built in Digital Hybrid module (OP-33 MPX).
  • 1 Auxiliary Stereo Output module (OP-40).
  • 1 Master Stereo Output module (OP-60).
  • 1 Monitoring and Intercommunication module for Auto-control and Studio-control. Includes Power Supply (OP-78).
  • 1 frame with VU-meters and PFL Monitors (OP-01).
  • 4 Blank Modules (OP-02).

Note: Pricing shown is for standard configuration. Other configurations available; please contact us for a quote.