CEntrance’s ‘The English Channel’ offers modular strip
Posted on: Thursday 20th of January 2022
CEntrance’s ‘The English Channel’ is actually a set of three signal processors that create a single modular portable channel strip: a Studio Mic Pre with Limiter, Dynamics Processor with Gate and De- Esser, and Parametric EQ with a sonic enhancer.
As the name hints, the tools use technology found in typically ‘British’ recording consoles. The preamp offers up to 70dB of Gain, Phantom Power, Hi-Z input, 80Hz Low-Cut filter, optical, vocal limiter, Aux In/Producer Cue, with USB-C power through. The Dynamics module, offers a Noise Gate (de-noiser), optical compressor, adjustable De-Esser, dimmable LED VU meters, with the ability to daisy chain units for stereo. The EQ + Sonic Enhancer offers sweepable Low-Cut, 3-band Parametric EQ with a constant Q design and variable frequency, and a spectral enhancer.
The full channel retails for $2,700 — though the company will offer the units individually for $900 each via its website.