The 8424 console is designed to fit the needs of the modern hybrid studio where the speed of in-the-box workflow is enhanced with the ultimate sound quality of analogue outboard gear. Designed to be straightforward and accessible to all, this versatile and powerful desk provides a centralized platform with unparalleled connectivity, facilitating an ergonomic link between the linear analogue processing world of outboard gear, analogue synths and instruments, to the digital world of DAW workflow, software plugins and session recall.
Capitalizing on Neve's sixty years of technical heritage and highly revered analogue circuit design, the British-designed 8424 fits perfectly into many different applications. Whether you're a music producer or an artist with your own project studio, the owner of a small professional audio facility or the person in charge of an educational facility, this compact, budget-conscious desk delivers everything you need to record, mix, monitor and master music quickly, marrying Neve's revered sonic excellence with the speed and flexibility for today's connected workflows.
8424 Console Snapshot
- The 8424 is designed to connect to and utilize all instruments and outboard equipment
- 2 x 500 series slots for internal expansion options
- Two Inputs Per Channel - Seamlessly switch from Mix to Record Inputs at the push of a button
- Third channel strip Input for dual-layer use
- Mix up to 48 Mono Signals at once
- Marinair® Transformers on Mix, AFL, CUE bus for true Neve voltage mixing
- 80 - series Neve® sound in a compact frame
- Large format console Centre Section. Multiple speaker sets, dual Cue system and three-way talkback system
- Internal Snapshot system to Save/Load multiple all console settings across multiple sessions
- 1073® preamps and DI inputs with Smart Routing for recording in the live or Control room
- In-Line Console capability
- 25-way D-Type and Balanced Jack Inputs on rear and on the front for a combination of simple and professional I/O Connection
8424 Console Features:
- 24 mono channels, each with A/B source selections, direct output and 100mm faders
- 4 mono groups, each with 2-band mono EQ and 100mm faders
- 1 stereo mix with Marinair® transformers, with 2-band stereo EQ, width control and 100mm fader
- 3 auxiliary sends, 2 stereo reverb returns with send to cue and 1 cue send
- 2 1073® mic/line preamps with Marinair® transformers and smart routing
- 2 independent Hi z DI inputs with smart routing
- 2 500-series slots with smart routing
- Balanced inserts on all channels, insert can be set on the channel path or second input
- Balanced inserts on groups and stereo mix
- Stereo external input and Imon stereo external input via 3.5mm jack
- 3 selectable stereo speaker sets and 2 engineer headphone outputs
- LED level meters per channel, with selectable large stereo backlit VU moving-coil meters
- In-line mode when tracking, 48 input mode when mixing
- Recall - save console snapshots and store for later recall
- Elegant smart routing and full-featured solo system
- Comprehensive talkback system, RTB mic with integrated compressor, integrated oscillator
- Extensive connectivity on rear of console, integrated power supply and cable tie bar
Motorized Faders available early 2021 to new and existing customers.
Our Research and Development team have been working hard on our latest console feature, integrating motorized faders into the 8424 console. We're delighted to be able to announce that motorized faders will be available to all new and existing users in early 2021.
🎚 Fully Motorized faders
Our new console upgrade provides motorized faders across all 24 channels, four mono groups, and stereo mix fader.
🎚 Total DAW integration
This new feature turns this pure analogue console into a fully integrated DAW controller, working with all your favorite DAW's.
🎚 Complete Transport control
The 8424's new transport control panel gives access to all DAW transport controls. Automation modes, DAW sends, pans and plugin parameters can all be controlled from the console surface.