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1984 Sony MCI JH-618 console

Very Good
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Don's Analog Gear Corner
Bristol, TN, United States
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Are you looking for an all-in-one summing, monitoring and cue mix setup solution for your hybrid studio?  This compact large-format console is what you are looking for.  This console will integrate perfectly into your hybrid DAW setup.  This console is also excellent for those looking for an all analog studio front end.  The size and form factor are great for integration into your project studio, especially with an 8 track machine.

This Sony MCI JH-618 mixing console was built in 1984 and is currently installed in a working project studio.  This desk was purchased in 2010 from Blevins Audio and recommissioned by his team at that time.  It has been in my possession since 2010 except for remote recording sessions with Chris Mara producing.  This console was used for several of the Upstairs at United straight to 2 track recording sessions in Nashville TN in 2012-2013.

This is a CLEAN desk with 16 mono channels and two stereo input channels.  It has a full integrated TT patchbay with the expanded 72 tie lines bay. All of the modules are the latest 4030 version and fully compatible with any JH600 series console.  

The desk has the following features and upgrades:
  • 16 Mono channels
  • 4030 version modules - the latest versions
  • 6 Parametric EQ modules with adjustable Q on mid and high bands
  • 4 John Hardy transformer coupled MPC600 preamps (990C Opamp)
  • 12 Stock MCI 600 preamps (extras as spares, included)
  • Full busing capability
  • 48V Phantom power on all channels
  • 2 Stereo input channels
  • Full normalled patchbay with 72 Tie line expansion bay
  • Non-automated Fader packs (preferred on this series)
  • Penny & Giles faders
  • 6 Aux sends and 5 returns
  • Full Talkback, slate function (built in microphone)
  • Multiple monitor and bus options
  • Recapped Master section (by Mara Machines)
  • Rebuilt power supplies (by Mara Machines)
  • All fader packs cleaned and repacked (Mara Machines)
  • Some modules recapped, all electrolytics are in great shape
  • All 30 pin Tuchel connectors included (20+ at $30/connector)
  • All fully functioning VU meters
  • On-board Oscillator included - sweepable sine, pink, white, etc.
  • Full Manual with schematics, patchbay key
  • Oak side cheeks, welded steel legs, cushioned arm rest
  • Extras include 6 spare modules for parts, MCI preamps, fader packs and Tuchels.
  • Console is 50 inches wide at the legs and 300 lb+

This board will be de-commissioned when purchased, and ready to load upon pickup.  Local Pickup only.  Thanks for looking!  Please ask questions if interested!

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This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

Product Specs

Listed4 years ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
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