elysia karacter qube Saturation Distortion (Desktop Chassis)
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elysia karacter qube Saturation Distortion (Desktop Chassis) 

Music is Art. Paint your Tones.The karacter 500 is a box full of vibrant colors. It covers a complete spectrum including mastering-grade saturation, tube-inspired distortion and glorious destruction. Gone are the days when only racks full of outboard gear could achieve these elusive and highly desirable styles of tonal coloration.

The entire unit is designed with discrete class-A topology, so even the most lo-fi sounds will benefit from the karacter’s high-end touch. Enhance your tracks or decimate everything – It’s a matter of karacter.

5 reasons why you should use the karacter 500 even there are many more!

  • Build Quality. The karacter 500, just like all our products, is designed, engineered and handcrafted in Germany.
  • Class-A Topology. Consequently represents the art of discrete signal processing.
  • Unique Color Filter. This feature changes the harmonics frequency relation with tons of interesting variations. Middle is flat, turn left for more dub and right for more shred. 
  • Dual Mono / Stereo Link. The karacter 500 gives you ultimate flexibility in terms of configuring its channels.
  • Saturation / Distortion Galore. Mastering grade saturation and a Tube-inspired distortion is under the hood of karacter 500.

In the nature of creative- and artwork, this word plays a crucial part in the development of tremendous ideas. Did you ever calculate how many hours or days you have been limited in your life?  Don’t you think that you should use the lost time for something greater? We guess so!

People constantly talking about life-changer which sometimes seems to be far away from reality but accustoming. Is it just a phrase? Creativity desires limitless freedom to express yourself in all aspects. Freedom, also known as mobility or flexibility to do what you want to do. Everywhere. 

You can imagine sitting in a studio working on the next big mix or production at a desk with all the fine analog outboard equipment you’ll need installed with rusty screws. In dusty racks. In front of you.

How do you get your favorite analog audio processors side by side of your laptop at home? What about your next tour or gig traveling the world? We have unleashed our famous elysia analog audio processing hardware to make your musical life much easier, flexible and mobile with the elysia qube series. qube – A selected series of our famous 500-Analog Modules with Class-A Topology in a rugged, lightweight and travel-ready aluminium case with all the great pristine, transparent sound you will expect from us.  Analog to Go. Everywhere. 

Limitless. Put your qube wherever you need. On top of your Rack. Your desk. On your limited space in your Homestudio or even on a small kitchen table beside your Laptop. Take advantage of qube at your next Live-Gig or simply take it to the Club at your DJ Booth. A new definition of comfort and flexibility is just waiting for you. 

Maximum flexibility if you get a call from your studio- or music mate to work on a new production. Just put it into your suitcase or backpack together with your Laptop and feel the freedom qube will have to offer. 

qube can easily replace your favorite audio processing plugins and saves you a lot of precious CPU Power on your DAW. A perfect side effect is that you’ll get a high-performance tactile control with the highest industry standard quality custom made potentiometers to get your hands on your audio-tracks. 100% free from Latency. 

Connection. You can imagine. elysia wouldn’t be elysia today without deep expertise in sophisticated discrete Class-A Analog Hardware combined with the trust from you since 2006. To be connected to the Audio-World you need the highest quality standards in terms of connection. For that reason we added two balanced XLR In- and Outputs plus two extra TRS In- and Outputs to the qube. This will guarantee a flexible audio connection with the best audio quality you deserve. Promised.

Puristic Power. We designed a super-low noise Power Supply just for the qube. To give you the best experience in Audio Quality. So you just concentrate on your music and relax knowing that the signal flow is simply the purest you can get. 

Quality Standards. If this will be your first elysia hardware, just take a deeper look at our alpha compressor which is one of the most famous and sophisticated mastering compressors in the world today. As you can see, we spend all our love and passion for our products we build. With no exception.  All the components of our products are top-notch and we think that you deserve products you can use for the rest of your lifetime. qube is handcrafted with precision in Germany. The form-factor is genius as you can stack various qubes through the aluminum profiles. And the weight… only around 1500 grams (3.3lb).

Six Class-A Flavors of elysia with Delicious Topics. 

We will give you the best Flavor and the most pristine selection for your tasty music. You can choose your qube within the following combinations:

karacter qube. A delicious sound-shaper and saturation qube which includes our beloved karacter 500 – a nice audio processor that gives you a wide variety of distortion and shaping capabilities. Not only Salt and Pepper. From great filter to tube-inspired distortion and mastering-grade saturation. Now you can have the karacter in a lightweight format. 

xfilter qube. A yummy and magically linked stereo equalizer in the box. With our xfilter 500 included, there is no excuse for bad ingredients like lost frequencies, flat sounds, and flavorless audio soups. Now you have all the great transparency and the pure spicey Class-A analog sound at your fingertips for an affordable price. 

nvelope qube. A box of Trix in dynamic processing and the wizard of transient shaping. With the nvelope 500 installed You will have more instant mojo on your drums, percussion, Guitar and much more and creative control over your audio DNA including equalization. We will promise a handy control of your transients with our haute cuisine in transient shaping. You will not regret.

xpressor qube. As a main course, you will get served with a very creative way of compression and limiting which your musical menu deserves. With the xpressor 500 under the hood, this version of our qube gives you more fresh beef to your music instead of lame audio salads. On a side dish you will get an extra chain for pumpin’ effects. All his creative features will make your mouth water. 

elysia skulpter² qube. A fine fusion cuisine box with the double power of our creative talent the elysia skulpter 500. This is not only boring Preamp x2. The elysia skulpter is a flexible recording toolbox that meets the whole flavor of creativity including high-class sound-shaping possibilities with filter and saturation stages plus compressor. It’s highly recommended to put this qube in front of your DAW for all your excellent instrument and vocal recordings. With only a few tweaks you will get the highest audio quality for your music. 

mpressor² qube. Analog Soul Food for the most flexible and powerful compression you can get. Including the power of two! of our famous and award-winning compressors from the future, the mpressor 500. So this will give you 2 dynamic processing geniuses for recording and mixing. So why don’t you make it stereo? This qube provides you a very easy recipe for cooking sounds with a serious punch and all the aromatic advantages you may already know from elysia. If not, you have to taste.