ENHANCED ANALOG MIXING FLEXIBILITY
Premium RCF next-generation F Series mixers build on the rich analog legacy found in the professional E Series, staging high-quality sound in four formats ranging from 6 to 16 channels. Aesthetically pleasing panel and high contrast graphics, premium quality connections and easy routing make it possible to mix your music with minimal technical expertise and the best results. Housed in a sturdy metal chassis, each mixer builds on a fully balanced and low noise audio path from input to output, with single control compressors* to limit signal peaks and a modern sounding EQ.
POWERFUL DIGITAL FX AND RECORDING
16 studio quality effects and multiple auxes increase the musical power of the pioneering internal routing in this class: FX returns path can route to Auxes to have your FX on personal monitors, while the buses and the control room panel simplify complex routings. Recording your gigs or your rehearsals is even easier, thanks to the USB audio interface onboard*, ready for 2-tracks playback and recording on a computer. The best overall quality on the market: touring grade metal construction with plastic protections on the sides make it easy to grab the mixers and move them swiftly without difficulty. High profile electronic design with low power consumption. The multi-voltage power supply makes it perfect for worldwide use, giving you the ability to travel safely with full awareness of peak performance and reliability of your F series mixer, everywhere.
HIGH PERFORMANCE MIXING AND RECORDING
Thanks to a simple and fast workflow, powerful routing capabilities, high quality analog path, premium digital effects and USB stereo I/O, mixing your sound has never been so enjoyable. A robust, compact and convenient mixing console for the musician and the sound enthusiast, entirely conceived and designed by the RCF R&D team.
TOURING GRADE CONSTRUCTION
Touring grade metal construction with plastic protective bumpers on the sides,
making it easy to grab the mixers and move them swiftly.
DURABILITY OVER THE YEARS
High contrast graphics and knobs, premium quality connections and long-lasting controls increase both functionality and durability over the years.
All models are provided with a balanced audio path from input to output for the maximum audio quality,
high profile electronic design with low power consumption and powerful routing capabilities.
The multi-voltage power supply makes it perfect for worldwide use,
giving you the ability to travel safely with full awareness of peak performance and reliability of your F series mixer, everywhere.
LESS NOISE, MORE HEADROOM
High quality preamplifiers with phantom power, inspired by the E-Series Mixers, offer high quality sound and dynamics.
Thanks to the separate line input jack socket, line level signals are less noisy.
F 16XR and F 12XR features Hi-Z input level for musical instruments such as acoustic instruments with piezo transducers, electric bass and guitars or stompboxes.
STATE OF THE ART EQ
Precise and exquisitely transparent shaping of sound. The tonal balance is adjustable via the powerful F series equalizer. The F 16XR equalizer features a semi parametric mid-band EQ with selectable frequency.
SINGLE CONTROL COMPRESSOR
The transparent and accurate single control compressors limits the dynamic behavior of any instrument and voice, on demand. Just plug in the instrument or microphone, adjust gain and shape the dynamics by rotating the single knob. While simple and easy to use, the ultra-musical compressor design smoothes out signal peaks. The resulting signal lets any squashing or pumping sound to perfectly and gently fit your mix.
24 BIT EFFECTS
RCF has selected 16 studio quality effects, designed for everyday use when you need great quality FX without the need of an external FX unit. The F series feature the powerful 20/27 bit PRO DSP FX effects engine packed with 16 professional 24-bit effects such as Reverbs (Halls, Rooms, Plates, Spring), Delays (Mono, Stereo and Multitap), Chorus, Flangers and Echoes.
USB RECORDING AND PLAYBACK
Superb, professional-quality recordings straight to your computer. No longer the need for external delicate audio interfaces, multiple connections and levels to check. Just plug in a USB lead to a PC, or to your iPhone / iPad (2 or later) using Apple’s Camera Connection Kit / Lightning to USB Camera Adapter. Select the USB routing and you have CD quality recording and stereo playback effortlessly. The driver-less Class Compliant design allows recording and playback from Windows, MacOs and iOS (through USB adapter) without any additional software.
HiZ INSTRUMENT INPUT
The Hi-Z input is very useful when connecting low level musical instruments such as acoustic instruments with piezo transducers, passive electric guitars and bass with passive pick-ups, or stompboxes. This on-board solution allows you to forget about the D.I. Box.
ROUTE YOUR SIGNALS
Thanks to the aux sends, portion of the channel signal feeds stage monitors and/or the PRO DSP FX, independent of the main mix. In addition to the input/output options, F 12XR provides one stereo output BUS and two aux sends, F 16XR provides two stereo output BUSSES and 4 aux sends.