Drawmer turns to monitor control with MC2.1
Described as bringing ‘Drawmer’s engineering excellence to the concept of the studio monitor controller’, the three-way MC2.1 is now shipping, having been designed to be ‘as transparent as possible’.
The MC2.1 reportedly boasts an ultra-low noise specification alongside a built-in low-hum switchable linear power supply, all housed in a rugged steel chassis and brushed black aluminium cover. The controller offers four inputs, and up to three pairs of stereo speakers, plus a mono subwoofer, can be connected and active at any one time in any combination.
Meanwhile, level trims for each individual channel to ensure that any output discrepancies in the connected speakers can be compensated for, while two headphone amplifiers and a talkback microphone, all with individual level controls, are also built in. The two main inputs, and all of the balanced stereo outputs, are Neutrik XLR connectors. Input two is a 'Combi’ XLR/jack, whilst the aux input is via left/right phono connectors or a stereo 3.5mm jack.
On the front panel is a large output volume control, while switches are included to individually activate and deactivate the connected audio sources and output speaker pairs in any combination, along with Left/Right Cut controls and an overall mute. Phase reverse and mono summing buttons are also included. Finally the unit offers timed relay protection on all speaker outputs.