CGM

Creative Mixer Series

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Key Features

  • top-notch stereo VCA on the gain stage of each Channel
  • CV over PAN
  • top-notch VCA over sends and stereo VCA over returns
  • direct output for multitrack recording and parallel processing
  • pre/post fader switch for direct out and sends
  • mechanical latching Mute, PreFaderListening and Solo in Place (with activation control)
  • modular structure to build your own tailored mixer
  • pro-audio analog design

Size

  • C, G, M = 6HP
  • QSC = 18HP

Depth

  • C, G, M = 43 mm
  • QSC = 38 mm

Power Requirements

  • C
    • 80mA +12V idle, 104mA max
    • 80mA -12V idle, 100mA max
  • QSC
    • 170mA +12V idle, 200 mA max
    • 170mA -12V idle, 200 mA max
  • G
    • 80mA +12V idle, 120mA max
    • 75mA -12V idle, 115mA max
  • M
    • 62mA +12V idle, 101mA max
    • 44mA -12V idle, 85mA max

Maximum drawing measured with heavy driven output onto low impedance load

MSRP

  • C – 199 EUR/USD
  • QSC – 499 EUR/USD
  • G – 199 EUR/USD
  • M – 149 EUR/USD

Manual see MANUALONE

Additional Content

  • Each Group contains a pair of Link Cables from 1 Group to 4 Channels.
  • Each Master contains a Link Cable from 1 Master to 1 Group.

CGM Link System

  • 1 Group to 2 Channels – 9,00 EUR / USD
  • 1 Group to 4 Channels – 14,00 EUR / USD
  • 1 Group to 8 Channels – 19,00 EUR / USD

CGM Link Cables

  • 1 Master to 2 Groups – 4,00 EUR / USD
  • 1 Master to 3 Groups – 5,00 EUR / USD
  • 1 Master to 4 Groups – 6,00 EUR / USD

Discontinued

  • 1 Group to 1 Channel
  • 1 Group to 2 Channels
  • 1 Group to 3 Channels
  • 1 Group to 5 Channels
  • 1 Group to 6 Channels
  • 1 Group to 7 Channels
  • 1 Group to 8 Channels

cgm acronym for Channel-Group-Master.

The CGM Creative Mixer is a modular mixing solution for Eurorack systems. It breaks down the main parts of a classic mixer console into three families of modules (the Channel, the Group, and the Master), without sacrificing the pro audio quality of the signal treatment.

The CGM is designed for a performance-oriented use in modular synthesizers: its modular structure allows for tailoring the size and kind of the mixer to the exact setup it must fit into, while the CV inputs over all the key parameters encourage heavy patching and modulations.

It is currently composed of four modules: the Channel, the Quad Stereo Channel, the Group, and the Master.

C – Channel

The Channel module is the first member of the channel family. Its concept draws from the monophonic channel strip of a classic mixing console, with the crucial implementation of CV controls over every key parameter, which makes it fully suitable for the Eurorack environment. The signal routing is designed to provide the best audio quality and can be broken down to five color-coded main parts: VCA (red), two effect sends (yellow and green), pan (pink), and fader (white).

QSC – Quad Stereo Channel

The Quad Stereo Channel (QSC) consists of four stereo channels, whit a design based on the Channel module that, however, also borrows some concepts from the Group and the Master modules. The color scheme reflects the same routing of the modules: VCA (red), two effect sends (yellow and green), pan (pink), auxiliary input (purple), and main faders (white).

This peculiar feature set allows you to use the QSC within a standard CGM configuration, or as a standalone stereo mixer with mono effect sends.

G – Group

The group is a stereo module that blends the signals coming from the channels linked to it (up to eight) and takes care of their signal routing.

The group “puts into practice” all the information defined by the controls of the channels: volume, effect send volume, stereo panning.

It consists of three sections: the amplitude controls (white), and the two effect sends and returns (yellow and green).

M – Master

The Master module is the last step in a CGM setup, and its main purpose is delivering the audio of the Eurorack system to the outside world.

It consists of three sections: the amplitude control (white), the Headphones/PFL section (blue), and the Auxiliary input (purple).

Pro Audio Quality

Audio quality is the absolute priority we had when designing the CGM. The circuits are designed with the highest quality components so that the signal flow won’t cause any loss to the sound.

Voltage Control over Every Key Parameter

CGM is designed as a Eurorack module, first and foremost: for this reason, we added attenuated CV inputs to every key parameter. You can thus create animated arrangements with complex FX automations in the analog domain, with no effort.

Warm, Analog Saturation

Every member of the CGM family adds some dBs to the incoming sound, with an original circuit that introduces a gradual saturation. You can smoothly pass from a transparent sound, to a gently “colored” version, and end with a fat, warm drive. The sonic capabilities are literally infinite.

Send/Returns

The combination of Channels and Groups lets you use two parallel mono send/stereo return circuits. You can create complex effect chains and carefully control the send and return level — also via CV.

Modular, Expandable Design

The CGM is designed to be flexible. You can use the Channels as stand-alone, high quality VCAs; link them to a Group, for a small, effective setup; connect the group to a Master, for a powerful mixing console. You can link up to four groups to a Master, and eight channels (or SQC) to a group.

Performance-Oriented Functions

CGM works great in the studio, but we also equipped it with the most useful tools for a live performance: PFL to monitor all the tracks before bringing them in; Safe Solo and Mute to handle complex mixing “scenes” with your fingertips.

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