Clear, Punchy tone
with intuitive automation

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Turn-Key Console Integration

Our Studio Design Group has integrated consoles into an eclectic variety of workflows in studios all over the world. 

Installing a new console in any studio can present a daunting task, and no two studios are identical. Our goal for each console integration is to carefully prepare an integration plan for your space and have your new console wired and tested as quickly as possible—so you can get back to creating.

We offer a complete turn-key service, from initial concept to integrating your existing gear to that exciting first slide of a fader.

Demo the API 1608 at Westlake Pro | Nashville

Swing by our listening room in Berry Hill to run the API 1608 through its paces. Bring your own session and route audio through the console, taking advantage of its seamless integration with analog gear via the built-in 500-series slots and our outboard bays.

The API 1608

starting at $39.9K
Iconic API sound, with 16-48 channels of preamps, EQ, and compression.

Equipped with an updated feature set and debuting API’s new cross-platform Final Touch automation system, the 1608-II continues API’s rich legacy of crafting the world’s highest-quality analog recording consoles. Adding valuable features for today’s Engineers, Producers and Musicians, the 1608-II provides the powerful reliability and the incredible API sound that has characterized API products for nearly 50 years.


Channels with EQ (up to 48 Total)


Multitrack Buses


Multitrack Buses


Stereo Returns

API 1608 Features

  • Reliable, self-contained system requiring no external computer
  • Individual Switch Control on each fader
  • Global Control Panel in the console Center Section
  • Hi Resolution 7.5″ Touch Screen Control
  • Files are easily saved to standard memory cards
  • Automated Mute and Insert switches on each channel
  • Unlimited Fader Groups with 2 dedicated Group Master Faders
  • Motorized Stereo Program Fader
  • 4 Motorized Stereo Returns
  • DAW Control with unity gain audio bypass
  • Unlimited Mix Restore points

The API 2448

starting at $86.4K
Iconic API sound, with 16-48 channels of preamps, EQ, and compression.

The 2448 offers a powerful and impressive feature set including Dual Inputs on each channel, Stereo Returns and optionally, API’s new cross-platform Final Touch fader automation system. The 2448 expands API’s powerful line of world-class analog recording consoles and continues API’s nearly 50 year legacy of combining functionality and reliability with the unmistakable warmth of the API sound.


Channels with EQ (up to 56 Total)


Multitrack Buses


Multitrack Buses


Stereo Returns

API 2448 Features

  • Available in 24, 32, and 40 Channel Frame sizes
  • Each channel equipped with Mic Pre and Equalizer
  • Accepts API 500 Series Equalizers
  • Each Channel features Dual Inputs (small fader rotary pot, pan, solo, mute, safe and flip)
  • 56 Channels available to the Mix Bus – in a 24 Channel Frame
  • 8 Multitrack Buses
  • 8 Auxiliary Buses
  • 1 Stereo Bus
  • 4 Stereo Returns, 100mm faders (manual or automated) with Multitrack and Stereo Bus assign
  • Full Center Section Control
  • Surround 5.1 Center Section Monitoring
  • Classic Analog Metering
  • Global 0dB Small Fader Bypass
  • 529C Stereo Bus Compressor (optional)
  • Comprehensive Rear Panel IO Connectivity
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