Baton Rouge, LA (May 7, 2014)—PreSonus is now shipping its Monitor Station V2, a redesign of the company’s desktop studio monitor control center.
The new monitor controller provides a S/PDIF digital input and has a more ergonomic, intuitive layout than the original Monitor Station. Features include four stereo inputs-two pairs of balanced TRS and one pair of unbalanced RCA Aux inputs with gain control-managed with a source-select switch. A 1/8-inch TRS unbalanced input is summed with the RCA Aux inputs. The S/PDIF stereo input supports 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz digital audio; a button switches between the Aux and S/PDIF inputs.
Three left/right pairs of balanced TRS speaker outputs and a Speaker Select switch enable you to A/B compare your audio through up to three sets of reference monitors. A variable, rear-panel control enables fine-tuned calibration of speaker-output levels.
Outputs include left/right pair of balanced TRS Main outs, left and right balanced TRS Cue outputs with level control, and four TRS stereo headphone outputs, each with a Main/Cue source selector and individual output-level control.
Monitor Station V2's built-in talkback microphone offers variable input gain and is activated with a Talk button. An eight-segment, three-color LED meter indicates left and right levels. Other features include a Dim button with variable attenuation level, Mono and Mute buttons, and an external DC power supply and rocker power switch.