Crest Audio Tactus 8 In / 8 Out SoundGrid FOH Box & Server

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Crest Audio Tactus 8 In / 8 Out SoundGrid FOH Box & Server

Built in partnership with Waves®, the Tactus™ Digital Mixing System puts high quality audio, custom configuration and class leading features at the operator’s fingertips. Built on the combination of the Waves eMotion™ LV1 mixer.


Features of the Crest Audio Tactus 8 In / 8 Out SoundGrid FOH Box & Server:

• Primary server for the Tactus mixing system, hosting and supporting the eMotion LV1 software mixing platform
• The Tactus .FOH will function as a standalone core for an 8 in, 8 out mixing platform
• Eight balanced mic/line inputs, XLR 1/4″ Combo
• Eight balanced outputs: first 4 are male XLR connectors, 2 of which have parallel TRS jacks, plus 4 additional TRS jacks
• Mic input accepts a +27 dBu input signal without pad
• 48V phantom power switchable on every mic input
• High performance digitally controlled microphone preamps feature: low input noise at high and low gain settings, high slew-rate and very low THD
• 66 dB adjustment range in 1 dB steps to maximize adjustment noise
• Internal 3-port gigabit Ethernet switch for easy networking
• Waves SoundGrid digital audio network protocol
• Balanced output maximum level switchable between +18 dBu and +24 dBu
• Supports sample rates of 44.1 kHz, 88.2 kHz and 96kHz
• External world clock input and output
• Two AES digital inputs
• Headphone output with level control
• MIDI in and switchable out or thru
• 3U rack mount package
• Universal power supply


Channels (Input)

Channels (Output)

DSP On-Board

Networked Audio
Yes (SoundGrid)

Network Control

Input Connectors
8 x XLR-1/4″ Combo & 2 x XLR (AES In)

Output Connectors
4 x XLR & 6 x 1/4″

Frequency Response
15 Hz – 22 kHz; +0/-0.2 dB @ 48 kHz sample rate 17 Hz – 40 kHz; +0/-.02 dB @ 96 kHz sample rate


Phantom Power
Yes (48V)

Headphones Output
Yes (1 x 1/4″ with level control)


Rack Mount (19″)
Yes (3U)

Net Weight
19.8 lbs (9.00 kg)

Product Height
5.22″ (133 mm)

Product Width
18.94″ (481 mm)

Product Depth
14.88″ (378 mm)

AC Power Input
50/60 Hz, Universal Power Supply 100-240VAC


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