The all-analog 482i Sonic Maximizer restores natural brilliance and clarity to an audio signal by the use of two integrated functions. First, it adjusts the phase relationships between the low, mid and high frequencies through adding progressively longer delay times to lower frequencies, creating a kind of mirror curve to neutralize the effect of loudspeaker phase distortion. Second, the Sonic Maximizer augments higher and lower frequencies as loudspeakers tend to be less efficient in their extreme treble and bass ranges. The end result is a dynamic, program-driven restoration which reveals more of the natural texture and detail in the sound without causing fatigue that is often associated with exciter effects, psychoacoustic processors or excessive use of equalizers.
Frequency repsonse Process mode: program controlledBypass mode: 10Hz to 50kHz, ± 0.5dBu, 10dBu inputSignal to noise ratio 112dBTotal harmonic distortion (THD)Process mode: less than 0.025% 20-20kHzBypass mode: less than 0.002% 20-20kHzMaximum output +21dBuInput impedance 47K OhmsOutput impedance 1K OhmsSensitivity -45dBu for maximum processMaximum process +12dBu boost at 5kHzLo Contour +12dBu adjustment at 50Hz
Professional Sound Reinforcement
Dual-Mono Sonic Maximizer
Independent Lo Contour and Process controls
Unbalanced ¼” Inputs and Outputs
Unbalanced RCA Inputs and Outputs