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I just bought a Aphex Aural Exciter Type C (might be from the 80s) Unfortunately without a user manual Even after more than an hour of googl. All Aphex products are trademarks or registered trademarks of Aphex Systems,. LTD. The Aural Exciter and Big Bottom Technologies Explained. .. In , the TYPE C2, offered yet further improvements on the basic Aural Exciter. Instruction Manual. Aphex P/N xxx- your instrument does not turn off the Aphex unit. c. Instrument Output. Connect this You can use any type of 9V battery that fits the snap Mixes in the amount of Aural Exciter effect you want from zero to.

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Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time. This is a true example of the psychoacoustic phenomenon, as the addition of upper end harmonics is precisely the sort of aural information that our ears use to perceive the direction of a sound. Watch list is full. Visit my eBay store.

Image not available Photos not available for this variation. Baton Ttype, Louisiana, United States. The lower operational level isn’t a problem though, for as everyone knows many of the mixers and tape machines today operate at the dB level. Any signal entering the input is split into two parts, one is sent unmodified to the output and the other through what is known as the sidechain.

Add to watch list Remove from watch list. It’s here in the sidechain that all the real work is done.

Aphex Type C: Instant Excitement! (SOS Dec 85)

Let me know if there’s any problems and we’ll resolve them Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Over the past year or so the Exciter has slowly but surely broadened its appeal as price reductions have brought it within reach of the semi-pro and the 8 and 16 track middle studio market.

Similarly, a touch of Exciter on a reverb helps to give that little extra sense of perspective. DJ – In the eternal quest for more volume and more bass, the Aural Exciter delivers, while also addressing the need for brightness and definition without the use of speaker-damaging EQ. After filtering, the signal is processed through the harmonics generator which adds harmonics relative to the strength of the fundamental. Please Contribute to mu: Subject to credit approval. Previous Article in this issue Guy Fletcher: Also featuring gear in this article.


It’s this sort of marketing philosophy that makes you think that Aphex are looking towards the position that Dolby, whose noise reduction circuit is found in almost everything, currently occupy. Unlike many products, the lifespan of the Exciter has been a long one, it’s never been a case of dropping the price and superseding it with an entirely new model that goes off in some completely new direction, full of memories and MIDI with little else in common with the original.

They certainly seem to be following the same route, for the Exciter has many applications and could easily be used to enhance practically anything that produces audio: Live Sound – At Front of House, the Aural Exciter can help to bring out an individual player or add dimension to the entire mix, making it an important tool for the challenges of changing venues and acoustics.

Applications Recording, Mixdown and Post Production – The Aural Exciter was born in the recording studio, and its legacy is founded on thousands of legendary recordings bearing the unmistakable Aphex sound. Paul Gilby took delivery of one of the first production models to arrive in the country and checked out the latest psychoacoustic phenomenon.

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It would seem that with the introduction of the Type C, Aphex are making positive steps towards exciting everyone. Please include your email address if you want to be contacted regarding your note. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. Seller assumes all responsibility excitfr this listing.

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Each of the Aural Exciter’s two independent channels feature Tune, Harmonics and Mix controls, enabling you to focus on select frequencies just like on an EQ. Drive, Tune and Arual, and if required you can remove the rack-mounting ears.

Adding EQ to boost selected frequencies typically results in a perceived loss of other frequencies, which are then also boosted to compensate. Plus Sales Sheet Bonus! Any real differences between the Type B and C appear on the back panel where the new Type C sports phono sockets wired in parallel to the standard jacks, which should help broaden its appeal to Hi-Fi buffs and even Audal.


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It’s amazing really to think that the price of the Aphex Aural Exciter has been steadily falling over the past two years or so and the product is still around in a form very close to the original. Technically, the Aural Exciter is essentially a kind of very sophisticated distortion device.

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The result is audio that’s more balanced, more articulate and, simply aphec, better sounding. Seller’s payment instructions Thanks! For individual sounds or entire mixes, the Aural Exciter brings out detail, clarity and imaging that elevates your sound without adding level. The Aural Exciter is the ideal solution for breathing life into MP3s and other compressed audio files.

Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location. For individual instruments, it adds punch and presence. Now there’s an untapped market Since its introduction inclose to a million Aphex Aural Exciters have found their way into recording studios and broadcast facilities, nightclubs and concert halls, arenas and airports, musicians’ and DJs’ rigs and houses of worship.

Applications as a sound restoration device are numerous and it’s in the field of tape copying that some pretty astounding results can be obtained from even the worst sounding originals. It’s at the heart of great sounding mixes in rock, pop, jazz, classical and every other genre of modern music.

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