Audient ASP880

8-Channel Class-A Microphone Preamplifier and ADC

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ASP880 is an 8-channel microphone preamplifier & ADC that will transform your sessions into world class recordings, the perfect addition to your set-up. ASP880 provides eight of Audient’s renowned console mic pres, pristine converter technology and a versatile feature set that includes Variable Impedance and Variable High Pass Filters. All in a 1RU rack!


8 x Class-A Audient Console Mic Preamplifiers
High Performance Burr Brown AD Converters
Variable Input Impedance
Variable High Pass Filters
2 x Discrete JFET Instrument Inputs
8 x Insert points (between the mic preamps and AD converters)
Digital Outputs – ADAT, AES & S/PDIF
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(measured to insert send)

MIC GAIN: -10 to +60dB (-10dB Pad)
LINE GAIN: -16 to +44dB (-10dB Pad)*
PHANTOM POWER: 48v +/-4v @ 10mA/Channel
MIC EIN: <-127.5dBu CMRR: >80dB @ 100 to 10kHz
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL: +22dBu (+32dBu with Pad)
INPUT IMPEDANCE: Mic LO: 220Ω Balanced
Mic MED: 1k2Ω Balanced
Mic HI: 2k8Ω Balanced
Line (All Z): >6kΩ Balanced
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: +/-0.5dB 10Hz to 100kHz
CROSSTALK: <-85dBu @ 1kHz & 10kHz THD+N @ 0dBu (1kHz): 0.003% (-90.5dBu) SNR: >90dB
HPF: Sweepable from 25Hz to 250 Hz, 2nd Order (12dB/Octave)
XLR: Pin 2 (Hot), Pin 3 (Cold) & Pin 1 (Shield)
1/4” JACK: TIP (Hot), RING (Cold) & SLEEVE (Shield)
* Line input level at the combi jacks will be affected by the input impedance switch position, this can be used as a second pad control to adjust line input ranges on all channels.

DISCRETE JFET D.I (Channels 1 & 2):
(measured to line outputs / insert send)

D.I GAIN: -10 to +60 dB (-10dB Pad)
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL: +16dBu (typical), +22dBu
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: +/-0.5dB 10Hz to 50kHz
THD+N @ 0dBu (1kHz): <0.03% (-70dBu) SNR: 89dB 1/4” JACK: TIP (Hot) & SLEEVE (Shield) LINE OUTPUTS (Insert Sends): MAXIMUM OUTPUT LEVEL: +27.5dBu OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: <100Ω Balanced ADC LINE INPUTS (Insert Returns): (measured at optical output under AES-17) MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL: +18dBu DIGITAL REFERENCE LEVEL: 0dBFS = +18dBu INPUT IMPEDANCE: >10kΩ Balanced
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: +/-0.5dB 10Hz to Fs/2
CROSSTALK: <-80dBu @ 1kHz & 10kHz THD+N @ -1dBFS (1kHz): <0.002% (-94dB) THD+N @ -6dBFS (1kHz): <0.002% (-94dB) DYNAMIC RANGE: 113dB un-weighted 115dB A-weighted PEAK LED LINEUP: +16dBu (-2dBFS) SIGNAL LED LINEUP: Variable Brightness from -30dBu to -10dBu (-28dBFS) DIGITAL i/o: ADAT 8 CHANNELS SMUX: 44.1 - 96kHz AES | S/PDIF 8 CHANNELS: 44.1 - 96kHz CLOCK Internal or External WORLDCLOCK INPUT 75Ω BNC Optional 75Ω Termination POWER SUPPLY: High stability, low noise internal SMPS Fanless, quiet operation Works anywhere in the world without reconfiguring LINE VOLTAGES: 90 to 264V (a.c) INTERNAL RAILS: +/-18VDC, +48VDC & +5VDC FUSE: T1A (1Amp Time Delay) CONSUMPTION: Maximum 40 Watts WEIGHT: 4.0kg

Additional information

Weight 12 lbs
Dimensions 22 × 15 × 4 in