Montreal, Canada (October 22, 2020)—SPL of Germany has added to its Series One line with the introduction of its new Control One and Marc One monitor controllers, both manufactured in Germany.
The SPL Control One is an analog control center, managing audio sources and monitor speakers including subwoofers. The device features an individually adjustable headphone amplifier with Phonitor Matrix based featuring ‘crossfeed’ control. There are two stereo line inputs, two stereo speaker outputs for control of two sets of speakers, a subwoofer output and a stereo line output.
The SPL Marc One includes these features while adding a stereo AD/DA converter with an AKM AK 4490 Velvet Sound chip on the DA side and the matching AK 5552 on the AD side. Besides playing and recording digital PCM audio material with up to 768 kHz/32-Bit, a playback of Direct Stream Digital Audio up to DSD4 is also possible. Marc One can directly be connected to a computer via USB. It also sports analog volume controls, switches and a metal housing with aluminum front panel.
Hermann Gier, co-founder and CEO of SPL, said, “With the Marc One and the Control One, we are bringing two monitoring controllers to the market, designed to speed up the workflow and to create remarkable sounding mixes. The Marc One is our first monitoring and recording controller with a hi-res AD/DA converter on board. That means that users can not only monitor any USB source, but they can now also record using their beloved channel strips or mic preamps, reaching a higher sound quality than with the usual interfaces.”
The SPL Control One has a MSRP of $599.00 USD, while the Marc One runs $ 799.00. The SPL line of products is distributed by Focal-Naim America in the US and Canada.
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