Aphex 188

8-channel, remote controlled mic preamplifier in a 19-inch rackmount
MFR# 188
Aphex 188
Aphex 188 Aphex 188


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Note: This item may not be returnable or could require a restocking fee. Contact one of our Audio Consultants for more details. Due to the special nature of this item, we order each unit fresh from the factory, exclusively for you! Lead times may vary so please chat, call or email for up-to-date inventory status.

Eight High Quality Remote Mic Preamps in One Rack Space

  • Remotely controllable via Ethernet, MIDI, 1788A-RC
  • Works with our 5200 interface for control from Avid and Yamaha digital mixers
  • Analog and ADAT outputs

The Aphex Model 188 provides eight high-quality Aphex transformer-coupled mic preamps in a 1U rackmountable chassis. Like our popular 1788A, all settings of the Model 188 may be remote controlled via Ethernet or MIDI, using the included 1788SW control software (PC and Mac). It can also be controlled via our 5200 interface from an Avid Pro Tools or Yamaha control surface.

The Model 188 has an eight channel analog output as well as two ADAT Optical outputs, each carrying eight channels of audio. The two outputs may be used for redundant operation, or in combination for 2X sampling rates (SMUX).


  • Balanced analog outputs
  • 2 ADAT outputs
  • Internal clock: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96kHz
  • External clock input from 44.1 to 96kHz
  • Word clock output
  • Automatic ADAT SMUX output for 88.2 and 96kHz
  • Selectable SMUX for 44.1 and 48kHz
  • 65dB total gain, 26dB fixed gain, 39dB variable gain
  • 26dB PadPolarity reverse
  • Low cut filter @ 80Hz
  • Max output level +21dBu
  • EIN: -125dBu

Additional Information

Condition New
Chassis 19-in Rackmount
Rack Spaces 1u
Input Connectors Analog XLR
Output Connectors Analog DB25
MIDI Connections N/A
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