Transparent, Detailed Sound with a Vintage Vibe

RC 500: 1-channel Solid-State Channel Strip

Technical Specifications

Input Impedance

 
Microphone 1500Ω
Line 1 kΩ
Instrument 1 MΩ

Maximum Input Level

 
Microphone (-20 dB Pad out) 0 dBu
Microphone (-20 dB Pad in) +20 dBu
Balanced Line +18 dBu
Instrument 0 dBu

Gain Range

 
Microphone (-20 dB Pad out) +20 dB to +70 dB
Line -20 dB to +15 dB
Instrument +5 dB to +50 dB

Performance

 
Noise Floor (all inputs, minimum gain) -102 dBu (A-weighted)
Microphone Equivalent Input Noise (EIN; 20 Hz - 20 kHz) -125 dBu (A-weighted)
Microphone Input THD+N < 0.025% (20 Hz - 20 kHz)
Line Input THD + N < 0.006% (20 Hz - 20 kHz)
Instrument Input THD + N < 0.02% (20 Hz - 20 kHz)
Frequency Response 10 Hz to 25 kHz, ±1 dB
Maximum Output Level +24 dBu
Output Impedance 50Ω

EQ

 
Type 2nd-order shelving filter
Q 0.5
Low Band (Low-pass or Bandpass) 20 Hz to 400 Hz, ±16 dB
Mid Band 400 Hz to 5 kHz, ±16 dB
High Band (High-pass or Bandpass) 2 kHz to 20 kHz, ±16 dB

Compressor

 
Type FET VCA with RMS-based control
Threshold (Variable) -25 dBu to +20 dBu
Ratio (Fixed) 3:1
Attack Time (Variable) Fast (0.5 ms) to Slow (10 ms)
Release Time (Variable) Fast (30 ms) to Slow (500 ms)
Curve Type Soft knee

Power

 
Internal supply, standard IEC connector 100/120/230/240 VAC, 12W

Physical

 
Dimensions 1U rackmount
Height 1.72” (43.7 mm)
Depth 7.69" (195.3 mm)
Width 19” (482.6 mm)
Weight 7 lb. 3 oz. (3.26 kg)

As a commitment to constant improvement, PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc., reserves the right to change any specification stated herein, at any time, without notification.