Behringer UFX-1604 Available for Silly Money!

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Dave B wrote:If you are prepared to pay a whopping 312quid for one, you can get them from Amazon (when I checked earlier). Although Gear4Music were offering them at 277, this was a 'pre-order' and had an expected delivery date of April ...

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That's from Music Store in Germany. Strangely enough on EBay the same company is offering them for less...
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Re: Behringer UFX-1604 Available for Silly Money!

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Well it arrived yesterday...

All in order and has very comprehensive facilities. Build quality seems good too. Not too sure about the FX, but I've only done the 'what does this one do?' stuff so far.

Faders are very 'light' in action - reminiscent of some of the smaller Soundcrafts in the '90s.

I've tried the record in standalone mode. Simple to use. Interestingly I got the same faults with my Lacie drive as I had when using it with the Cymatic. Just stops recording after an indeterminate period. But using an external hard-drive with its own PSU was absolutely fine - nearly two hours of recording successfully achieved and transferred. (But lesson learned from my November catastrophe... always have a spare, proven, external hard-drive with you!)
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Re: Behringer UFX-1604 Available for Silly Money!

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This is that C1000 bloke.

DO NOT approach this man!
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Re: Behringer UFX-1604 Available for Silly Money!

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C1000 Bloke.

A Marvel Comics film script that will never be made.

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Re: Behringer UFX-1604 Available for Silly Money!

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Mike Stranks wrote:Interestingly I got the same faults with my Lacie drive as I had when using it with the Cymatic.


Wouldn't be surprised to find that they both use the same chip for that function. I think A&H also used it in some of their products.
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Re: Behringer UFX-1604 Available for Silly Money!

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... and on the down side... There... Is... No... Manual... :protest:

There's a 'quick start guide', but nothing, nowhere about the detail of the routing buttons etc. I'll work it out by trial and error, but it's not clever Mr B. Don't advertise a manual in the QSG if there isn't one available...

I like the gear a lot and it suits my needs, but I'm just getting all nostalgic for the detailed manuals that the likes of Soundcraft and Mackie used to produce...
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Re: Behringer UFX-1604 Available for Silly Money!

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A lot of Behringer stuff only now seems to have a QSG rather than a full manual. Maybe they don't expect it to last long enough to make it worth producing one? By the time you've read the QSG, it's time to send it back.
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Cheeky!
Also a bit weird as they do proper manuals for their xenyx range.
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People have been asking questions about it for years, but still only the QSG.
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Re: Behringer UFX-1604 Available for Silly Money!

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Wonks wrote:This is (was) part of their Xenyx range!

https://www.musictribe.com/Categories/Behringer/Mixers/Analog/UFX1604/p/P0AB3


Doh! Sorry, so it is. Let me rephrase that, I've had full manuals for all three of my Xenyx mixers! But as we know, anecdote is not the plural of data... :)
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Pedant alert :headbang:

Actually, 'data' is the plural of 'datum' :D
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