API Audio 1608-II console

Recording Console


Following the introduction of the 1608 in 2008, API delivered over 600 consoles and expanders to discerning audio professionals throughout the world. New for 2018 and based on the incredible success of the original, API proudly announces the 1608-II. Equipped with an updated feature set and debuting API’s new cross-platform Final TouchTM automation system, the 1608-II continues API’s rich legacy of crafting the world’s highest-quality analog recording consoles. Adding valuable features for today’s Engineers, Producers and Musicians, the 1608-II provides the powerful reliability and the incredible API sound that has characterized API products for nearly 50 years.

1608-II Features:

16, 32, or 48 Input Channel Frame sizes
Each channel equipped with Mic Pre and Equalizer
Accepts API 500 Series Equalizers
8 Multitrack Buses
8 Auxiliary Buses
1 Stereo Bus
4 Stereo Returns, 100mm faders (manual or automated) with Multitrack and Stereo Bus assign
Full Center Section Control
Surround 5.1 Center Section Monitoring
Classic Analog Metering
Global 0dB Fader Bypass
Comprehensive Rear Panel IO Connectivity

The standard fit of a 1608-II Console is:

16 548B Inputs with Mic/Line and Direct Output
12 550A Equalizers
4 560 Equalizers
8 Echo Returns
1 Complete Center Facilities Section
16 Manual Faders
1 Stereo Fader