Once owned by Ian Haug of Powderfinger and The Church fame. This console was formerly the main board for Air Lock and Hired Gun Recording Studios. Lovingly maintained and fully functional, it is one of the nicest sounding consoles I have had the pleasure of working on. Full audio path upgrade conducted by Joe Malone from JLM Audio. Minor cosmetic blemishes
Designed by Malcolm Toft, there is simply no better console for the price. Full specs below:
A League Of Its Own.
Over the years, the Trident Series 80 console has heard its praises time and time again for its excellent quality, pristine accuracy, and most of all, its premium vintage equalizer. This powerful combination produced an enormous amount of hit records and is still revered as one of the best analog recording consoles made to date. With so much history behind the Trident name, Toft Audio Designs is proud to announce that the Series 80 boards have been redesigned to the end result – none other than the Toft ATB Series Console.
Best EQ Money Can Buy.
The Toft ATB Console packs the same powerful equalizer that was used on the Trident Series 80 boards. The ATB’s EQ section is regarded as one of the best sounding Equalizers on the market today! The super musical four-band EQ on the Toft ATB unleashes all your creativity without any limits or boundaries. The Toft ATB equalizer is your ultimate tool in your arsenal. The ATB consoles are an enormous success in the marketplace, thanks to our loyal customer base. Toft Audio Designs continues to develop and improve the ATB platform with a range of enhancements, which ensure the highest performance, durability and ease of use. Have look: Reinforced Metal Standoffs. A”Snap-in clip” type potentiometers: This type of pot has a metal frame which solders to the PCB , thereby providing structural support for the terminals. Think of it like each pot having its own little suit of armor protecting it from all manner of vibration, torsions and undue pressure…this change evolved to make the board more rugged and able to take more abuse!
More Structural Support.
The ATB chassis has received a lot of attention from the engineers at Toft Audio Designs and now boasts an interlocking brace system which provides precise vertical alignment for each channel card while mechanically decoupling them from stress on all axes. Think of this as a archectural retrofit that keeps the guts of the board more protected. Multi Color Solo/Mute LED. One of the most requested upgrades is in regards to solo indication. So here it is! No more frantic fingers running up and down the board to find that one depressed solo switch. The mute indicator is now a tri-color LED, which provides a channel-specific visual cue of “mute”, “solo” and “mute-solo” states. Balanced Through and Through. You asked for it , you’ve got it! The new ATB consoles now feature balanced direct outs and monitor outs. Offering users the features they request, Toft Audio Designs insures that your projects get done with the quality and performance you expect out of a console descended from a long and successful heritage.
There is no doubt that the Toft ATB Console was designed to be used in professional studios. Designed by Malcom Toft, the ATB console went through countless grueling tests to meet Toft’s detailed standards. For this reason, the ATB console is trusted and used by the some of the best engineers and producers around the world. There is nothing stopping you from tracking a platinum album with the ATB Series Consoles. The ATB16 comes nothing short of perfect for a pro in need of a high-end console with limited amounts of space. Master Thy Control. The Toft ATB Series Console is loaded with a master control section only seen in more expensive, high-end recording consoles. The ATB features everything from the super accurate meters, wide-range of routing capabilities, talkback function, to the eight-bus mixdown section. From top to bottom, you have everything you’ll need to take control of your mix and produce the best possible recording.
The Final Word.
The ATB is the best possible solution for your studio setup. Whether you are in a project studio or a major recording facility, the ATB is sure to impress even the most demanding critics. Make no doubt about it, the Toft ATB console is a dream come to life. Dimensions: 51″ (128cm) wide, X 23.5″ (60cm) deep X, 5″ (12.5cm) high, with meter bridge) 9 ” (23cm) high
- 32 Premium Channel Strip Module
- 8 Mix Busses with outputs
- Direct Outs on every channel
- Inline Monitoring for every input channel strip • Additional 8 Monitor Returns in Group Section
- Vintage Series 80 EQ for every input channel
- 6 Aux Sends every input channel strip
- 8 Fully-Dedicated Stero Aux Returns
- Super Accurate 12-Stage LED Meter
- Optional Meter Bridge
- Fully balanced outputs
- Type Analog
- Channels 32
- Inputs – Mic Preamps 32 x XLR (CH 1-32)
- Inputs – Line 32 x 1/4″ (CH 1-32), 32 x 1/4″ (MON)
- Inputs – Other No Other Inputs
- Outputs – Main 2 x 1/4″
- Outputs – Direct 32 x 1/4″ (CH 1-32)
- Outputs – Other 2 x 1/4″ (ALT SPKR), 2 x 1/4″
- Master O/P), 2 x 1/4″ (2 TR RET), 8 x 1/4″ (SUB)
- Headphones 1 x 1/4″
- Send/Return I/O 6 x 1/4″ (Aux Masters), 8 x 1/4″ (Monitor Returns), 8 x 1/4″ (Stereo FX Returns)
- Phantom Power 32 (CH 1-32)
- EQ Bands 4-band Sweepable Hi-Mid, Lo-Mid (CH 1-24)
- Aux Sends 1 x Post, 5 x Pre/Post Busses/Groups
- 8 Bus Faders 41 x 100mm
- Channel Inserts Yes (CH 1-32), 2 x 1/4″ (Master Inserts), 8 x 1/4″ (Subgroup Inserts)
- Effects No Effects
- Talkback Yes
- Computer Connectivity
- No Computer Connectivity
- Rackmountable No
- Height 5″
- Depth 22.5″
- Width 51″
- Weight 186 lbs.
- Manufacturer Part Number ATB32a