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The Alesis Monolithic/Integrated Surface™ Audio Console is a 16 channel, two buss audio mixing console which features the new Integrated Monolithic. Alesis Mixing Desk, Music Technology, Jul I’m on the lookout for a mixer. MY FUNDS ARE LIMITED and I have had the offer of a used alesis mixer: PRICE UK pounds. Looking at the spec of the.

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Alesis’ “Monolithic Integrated Surface” technology has led to the development of a complete mixer – yep, the – whose internals are basically designed around a single circuit board. Below this is a giant Master Volume control dial. Thanks for your help. The pre-fades will probably be used for headphone monitoring although they can also be used with outboard effects.

Again, I suspect this was a necessity forced on it by the monolithic circuit board. Also featuring gear in this article. However, if you are used to chunkier knobs they may seem to lack a little feel, although not, I think, response. Monolithic Integrated Surface technology, that’s what, the net result of which is a high quality mixer at a low price. The Alesis stand at Frankfurt was showing a video demonstrating just how impervious the critter is. No other opinion really matters, except your own.

Many MT readers may recognise the situation. It work ok for a monitor board.


The pre’s only 8 of them work I suppose but surely there is better. Next article in this issue A New Master. As each channel can be alesks to either buss and panned left or right, you could effectively use the mixer to feed four independent signals to a four-track recorder, for example, with a reasonable amount of flexibility.

I bought a 32 channel Sountracs so this one has been sent to the practice room. The price is right, so I’m 1622. I have the Mute does not affect the signal on sends 1 and 2 but it does mute the other sends. Write a user review Ask for a user review. That said, a mixer is such a personal piece of equipment that you really need to put your hands on it and play with it to make up your own mind about it. The eq sucks, only high and low shelf Faders are very flimsy and cheap feeling.

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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. However, the equalizer is short two knobs. Maybe I’ll just hold out for that. It’s identical to the one used with the Quadraverb, in fact.

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It is a very complete table with everything you need for mixing insert on each channel, several departure and return of pre and post-fader effects, 1 section equalizer not very efficient it will think about is equip with eq If you’re working in stereo with four synths or expanders then that’s an eight-channel mixer swallowed whole.


And if that sounds attractive to you, you know what to do. Obviously, altering the input signal changing synth patches and so on and tweaking the EQ will alter the input level so you may have to check the levels several times during use.

Apart from any other features this is reason enough to check it out. Did you find this review helpful? These are little white toggle switches which slide across the mixer from left to right rather than the more usual push-button affairs. The thing weighs about 4 lbs so its mostly plastic.

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This includes 16222 couple of eight-track recorder setups. Ideally in a review of this nature I would report that I was so impressed that I bought one.

Again, I assume this is due to the internal layout of the board. Buying used isn’t always better or always worse than new.

Well, I was sufficiently impressed but my needs back at last year’s BMF were great and urgent and I couldn’t wait until the production models – or even a review model – came rolling off the line.