DC AUDIOVISUEL iTAK 4 Inputs 4 Outputs Stereo Preamps
DC AUDIOVISUEL iTAK 4 Inputs 4 Outputs Stereo Preamps
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DC AUDIOVISUEL iTAK 4 Inputs 4 Outputs Stereo Preamps Top Panel
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DC AUDIOVISUEL iTAK 4 Inputs 4 Outputs Stereo Preamps Outputs Right Panel
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DC AUDIOVISUEL iTAK 4 Inputs 4 Outputs Stereo Preamps a Perfect Companion for Cantar
DC AUDIOVISUEL iTAK 4 Inputs 4 Outputs Stereo Preamps a Perfect Companion for Cantar
DC AUDIOVISUEL iTAK 4 Inputs 4 Outputs Stereo Preamps with Cantarem Plates
DC AUDIOVISUEL iTAK 4 Inputs 4 Outputs Stereo Preamps with Cantarem Plates
DC AUDIOVISUEL iTAK 4 Inputs 4 Outputs Stereo Preamps supporting Cantarem
DC AUDIOVISUEL iTAK 4 Inputs 4 Outputs Stereo Preamps supporting Cantarem
In a nutshell

iTAK, an original device developed by DC Audiovisuel, has been designed to overcome Cantar small number of mic inputs. In a small case, it provides four mic preamps, each with symmetrical output with line or mic (-43 dB) level.

Each preamp provides 26 to 53 dB gain, continuously variable by potentiometer. This potentiometer includes a switch which enables line level signal input. Each channel offer both switchable phase reversal and 48 V Phantom powering. Input connectors are XLR3F, output connectors are XLR5M.

Moreover, Cantar developers have chosen to offer only low-cut attenuation. iTAK remedies that with an equalization circuit:

- Continuously variable 20 Hz to 150 Hz (-3 dB) low-cut; slope -12 dB/oct.
- Boost/Cut ± 9dB to 100 Hz (bass) and 6.3 kHz (treble).
- 300 to 5 kHz variable frequency parametric; Boost/Cut ± 10 dB.

This equalizer can of course be disconnected. The low-cut may be kept on the equalizer, or permanently set on channel.

iTAK also provides a limiter, with adjustable threshold, for each output. This limiter will prevent Cantar line-input saturation when several sources must be controlled simultaneously. A green light indicates action of this output limiter (-3 dB), and a red LED close to the level trimmer warns of a high input level (clip, +14 dBu).

A stereo mix bus with symmetrical outputs (electronic symmetry), and a headphone amplifier (1/4" jack) are provided, thus allowing the use of iTAK as a mixer. But to some extent only, because of the lack of a level-meter and of a reference level generator.

For that purpose, a miniature HRS10 six-point connector can control any of the four VCA output offset faders.

This minimal size and weight device (6.7" x 6.7" x 1.6" for 28 oz.) is 12 volts powered (4-points Hirose). Power consumption is less than 4 watts (except for 48 Phantom V use).

This product is commonly named:

DC Audiovisuel iTAK, DCAudiovisuel iTAK, DCA iTAK, iTAK

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Technical specifications

4 balanced inputs, mike or line level. Mike gain continuously trimmable from +26 dB to +53 dB. Line level gain: 0 dB.
Switchable 48 V Phantom on each channel.
Input connectors: XLR3F X 4.

Low frequency cut sweepable from 20 Hz (-3 dB) to 150 Hz (-3 dB).
Switchable EQ section: LF boost/cut: ± 9 dB @ 100 Hz; HF boost/cut: ± 9 dB @ 6.3 kHz; MF semi parametric: ± 10 dB from 300 Hz to 5 kHz.
Variable threshold output limiter on each channel.
Phase inverter on each channel.
Optionnal routing of each channel on the L & R busses.
Optionnal external faders (iTAKrem) allow for control of each channel output level.

One transformer balanced output for each channel (max. +18 dBm); One XLR5M connector for outputs 1 & 2, one XLR5M connector for outputs 3 & 4.
Each output can be set at line level (0 dBm) or at mike level (-43 dBm).
One electronically balanced output for L & R busses (max. +18 dBm), on a XLR5M connector. Each output can be set at line level (0 dBm) or at mike level (-43 dBm).
One stereo headphone output for monitoring of L & R busses. 1/4" phone jack.

External powering from 9 to 18 V DC, Hirose HR10 4 pts female socket.
Power consumption: 3.15 W, w/o Phantom powering.
Dimensions 6.7" X 6.7" X 1.6".
Weight: 0.8 kg.

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